Thursday, November 20, 2014
The Dayton Dragons, Class A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds of the Midwest League, is looking for a qualified individual for a sports turf internship during the 2015 season. The starting and ending dates for this position are flexible and compensation is dependent on previous education and experience. Click here for more information. More...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Join us for our annual meeting and lunch on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at 12:00 p.m., in the Cypress Room at the Kalahari Convention Center, Sandusky, Ohio. At our meeting we will be naming the OSTMA/Turface Athletics Field of the Year, as well as several other awards and scholarships. The cost for the lunch is $25. Space is limited, so register online today! More...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Scholarship & Award Opportunities
Educational Scholarship - This program is designed for a student that is pursuing a degree with a focus in the area of Turfgrass Management. Education of students pursuing a career in this profession is one thing the OSTMA is proud to promote. A specially appointed scholarship committee through the OSTMA Board of Directors will evaluate each application and the winner(s) will receive the scholarship at the OSTMA Annual Meeting in December. For more information and a scholarship application, click here.
Field of the Year - Each year the Ohio Sports Turf Managers Association and Profile Products recognize the hard work and dedication of an individual and organization for their persistence in maintaining safe and aesthetically pleasing playing surfaces. The award recipient is given a plaque recognizing the facility, Field of the Year apparel for crew and a one year membership to OSTMA for the head manager. The award is presented at the annual OSTMA meeting/dinner during the OTF annual conference in Columbus. Past Recipients Include: 2013 - Mack Hummon Stadium, Oakwood City Schools; 2012 - Schoolhouse Park Football Field, Centerville-Washington Park District; 2011 - Beavers Field, Fairfield County Baseball Complex; 2010 - Northwestern High School Football Field; 2009 - Gersey Field, Ottawa Hills Schools; 2008 – Centennial Park/Englewood Little League; 2007 – Cats Stadium/Sylvania City Schools; 2006 – Fifth Third Field/Toledo MudHens; and 2005 – Perry Stadium/Bowling Green State University. To nominate a field, email the field manager's contact information, a brief description of why the field is being nominated, and a few pictures of the field. The facility manager does not need to be an OSTMA member to receive the award.
The deadline for both award applications is October 15, 2014. More...
Friday, July 11, 2014
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Get involved with the Ohio STMA!
Your membership and iinvolvement in the Ohio STMA benefits the SportsTurf Industry as well as the other contributing members to the organization. As a member, you will receive a preferred rate on field day registrations, have an opportunity to network and exchange ideas, skills, and experience with your peers, and be linked as a chapter of the SportsTurf Managers Association. For more information on what it means to be and OSTMA Member, click here.
The Educational Scholarship Program is designed for an OSTMA member that is pursuing a degree with a focus in the area of Turfgrass Management. Education of students pursuing a career in this profession is one thing the OSTMA is proud to promote. Click here to learn more about the OSTMA Scholarship Program.
OSTMA provides our membership with a state-wide resource for information about our industry. We like to refer to this as T.R.E.N.D.S.: Training, Research, Education, Networking, Development, and Services. Click here to learn more about what T.R.E.N.D.S. stands for and what you will receive as an OSTMA Member.