Mt.Vernon Becomes a PowerHouse with Sporturf

The install at Mt Vernon High School features Sporturf’s premier product; PowerHouse. Sporturf dealer Craig Shonk of Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals completed the install. Shonk started Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC as a way to pair together ISO 9001 synthetic turf manufacturing with an ASBA Certified Field Builder for synthetic turf fields to better serve clients throughout the Midwest.

PowerHouse is one of our most advanced system designs that provides high resilience and increased comfort and safety. The series is made up of some of the most proven and durable fibers in the world. PowerHouse truly is a workhorse and will withstand the rigors of wear and tear for many years.

Features:

  • Dual Parallel Slit Film
  • Over 50% More Wear Layer

Applications:

  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

About Mt.Vernon

Mt. Vernon’s Class AAA school system includes four schools – an elementary, intermediate, middle and high school. Two state colleges, as well as several private colleges are within 40 miles.

Robinson High School Improves with Sporturf™

Joe T. Robinson High School in Little Rock, AR hired Sporturf™ dealer Craig Shonk of Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC to construct their new football and baseball fields. You might remember we featured their football install a while back. Now it is time to show you baseball.

When it comes to baseball, Sporturf™ understands the demands athletes, owners and fans. Our sports fields provide a consistent surface that you can count on to deliver the best experience available. We have an offering that spans all levels of play from the big leagues to the local little league. The quality turf we manufacture utilizes the latest technology. Features like ball bounce, speed of the ball roll and even light reflection are all advancements that are addressed in our product designs.

      

Fielder’s Choice is a product designed with the game of baseball in mind. This product should be installed outdoors on a compacted aggregate base. Since it is custom designed for baseball, Fielder’s Choice has the added durability designed to reduce infill splash and migration which is extremely important in gameplay.

Craig Shonk started Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC as a way to pair together ISO 9001 synthetic turf manufacturing with an ASBA Certified Field Builder for synthetic turf fields to better serve clients throughout the Midwest.

 

Grants Pass Hits it Out of the Park with Synthetic Turf Consulting and Sporturf™

When it comes to baseball, Sporturf™ understands the demands athletes, owners and fans expect. Our fields provide a consistent surface that you can count on to deliver the best playability available. We have a product line that spans all levels of play from Pro to the local little league field. The quality of turf we manufacture utilizes the latest technology. Features like ball bounce, speed of the ball roll and even light reflection are all advancements that are addressed in our product designs.

Sporturf™ dealer Synthetic Turf Consulting installed this baseball infield for Grants Pass High School in Grants Pass, OR in 2017.

The high school was unable to use this field for their entire 2016 season due to weather, and this improvement has greatly increased their use of the field!  This is also the first installation of this incredible new turf of its kind in OR.

PowerHouse, the turf installed on the field, is one of our most advanced system designs that provides high resilience and increased comfort and safety. The series is made up of some of the most proven and durable fibers in the world. PowerHouse truly is a workhorse and will withstand the rigors of wear and tear for many years.

Features:

  • Dual Parallel Slit Film
  • Over 50% More Wear Layer

Webb City Chooses Midwest Synthetic Turf and Sporturf

Recently Midwest Synthetic Turf was contracted to install a new football field for Webb City high school after the existing turf reached the end of its useful life. The existing drainage base was not draining correctly so the necessary repairs were added as part of the project.  School officials were very interested in pad underlayment as a way to improve GMax performance so Craig Shonk and his team installed a Brock pad under the field.

Midwest Synthetic Turf was selected by the turf Committee based on their expertise and reputation as ASBA Certified Field Builders.  MWSTP once again teamed with Byrne and Jones to complete the base work.  School officials had a lot of confidence in this team given the amount of work they have completed in the area over the last few years.

PowerHouse is one of our most advanced system designs that provides high resilience and increased comfort and safety. The series is made up of some of the most proven and durable fibers in the world. PowerHouse truly is a workhorse and will withstand the rigors of wear and tear for many years.

Features:

  • Dual Parallel Slit Film
  • Over 50% More Wear Layer

Applications:

  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

Concordia University Installs Sporturf™ Field

In 2016 Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals was contracted to replace the existing worn out synthetic turf surface for Concordia University and replace it with Sporturf™ PowerHouse.

PowerHouse 2 1/2” pile height was chosen by the school to add additional sand for weight to stabilize the turf surface during heavy rain events.  Due to the natural terrain, the existing turf experienced some movement due to rainwater rushing onto the field so MWSTP considered those issues when planning the new field.

The PowerHouse series is made up of some of the most proven and durable fibers in the world making it the ideal choice for the Concordia Bulldogs.

Concordia University

Concordia University is a private, coeducational institution of higher learning located in Seward, Nebraska, about 25 miles west of Lincoln.

Check Out Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School’s New Sporturf Field!

In 2016, the Pulaski County Special Schools District hired the team of Byrne and Jones Construction and Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals via a purchasing co-op program to construct multiple synthetic turf fields for the district.  One of these fields was for Wilbur D. Mills University High School, which was a natural grass to synthetic turf conversion using PowerHouse 46 as well as a brand new synthetic running track.

Craig Shonk started Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC as a way to pair together ISO 9001 synthetic turf manufacturing with an ASBA Certified Field Builder for synthetic turf fields to better serve clients throughout the Midwest.

PowerHouse is one of our most advanced system designs that provides high resilience and increased comfort and safety. The series is made up of some of the most proven and durable fibers in the world. PowerHouse truly is a workhorse and will withstand the rigors of wear and tear for many years.

In 2017, the construction team of Byrne and Jones and MWSTP will construct a baseball field for the school.

Robinson High School chooses Sporturf™ for it’s New Field

Joe T. Robinson High School of Little Rock, AR recently hired Sporturf™ dealer Craig Shonk of Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC to construct their new field.

The new turf field proudly displays a “12” in the center for players and fans to remember that they are not immune to tragedy; the “12” is in memory of Matthew “Birde” Burdick who was the starting quarterback his senior in 2003. Unfortunately, Matthew was in a deadly car accident on September 12, 2003.

“It reminds us life is precious.  We have got to live every day to the fullest, don’t waste an opportunity,” said Coach Todd Eskola, athletic director and head football coach at Robinson.

Craig Shonk started Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC as a way to pair together ISO 9001 synthetic turf manufacturing with an ASBA Certified Field Builder for synthetic turf fields to better serve clients throughout the Midwest.

PowerHouse 46oz is one of our most advanced system designs that provide high resilience and increased comfort and safety in the most common sports applications using turf. The fiber is designed to withstand all the rigors of wear and tear for many years.

Features:

  • Dual Parallel Slit Film
  • Over 50% More Wear Layer

Applications:

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Sporturf™ Introduces Chelsey Keeton: Lead Generation Coordinator

Sporturf™ Business Director Matt Riggs is pleased to announce that Chelsey Keeton has joined the Sporturf™ team in the position of Lead Generation Coordinator.

“I am excited to have Chelsey join the Sporturf™ team. She brings exceptional customer service, experience and sports knowledge to our team,” said Riggs.

Riggs went on to say, “Chelsey will be an exceptional asset to the Sporturf dealer network. The business and sales experience Chelsey gained while working and attending The University of Alabama will be essential to the continued success of Sporturf™.”

Chelsey graduated in 2015 from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management.

Chelsey’s interests include reading, exercising and enjoying Alabama football on the weekends. She is engaged and currently planning for a wedding in the fall of 2017.

As Lead Generation Coordinator Chelsey will be monitoring potential projects and working with architects and engineers to get Sporturf™ dealers approved to bid.  Sporturf is proud to have Chelsey in such a pivotal role.

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Sporturf™ Partners with Tyron Woodley to Develop Combat Turf™

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Combat Turf, your newest training partner.

Sporturf™ has joined forces with UFC MMA #2 Welterweight Tyron Woodley. In his UFC debut, Tyron executed an impressive 36-second KO of Jay Heiron- and put the welterweight division on notice. A previously targeted welterweight title bout between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley is now official as the UFC 201 headliner. UFC 201 takes place at Phillips Arena in Atlanta on July 30.

Tyron is also the owner of ATT Evolution the premier fitness center specializing in mixed martial arts in Brentwood, Missouri. The center was founded by ranked UFC fighter Tyron Woodley and his wife Averi. ATT Evolution is focused on providing training in wrestling, boxing, Jui-Jitsu and Muay Thai that clients of all experience levels can grasp.

Combat PR image   Download the full press release here (PDF)

Download the full press release here (PDF)

Athletic Republic Gets Turf

Craig Shonk started Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC as a way to pair together ISO 9001 synthetic turf manufacturing with an ASBA Certified Field Builder for synthetic turf fields to better serve clients throughout the Midwest.

Midwest Synthetic Turf Professionals LLC recently installed Sporturf Fast Grass at Athletic Republic Indoor in St. Louis, Missouri. In St. Louis, Athletic Republic is partnered with NutriFormance to provide the most comprehensive training program in the area.

The Fast Grass product line is a high performance, non-infilled turf that has all the advantages you’ve come to expect from synthetic turf without the mess of rubber infill. No more mess, crumb rubber or sand littering your facility or damaging your training equipment. Fast Grass is clean and low maintenance and comes in three styles to fit your needs and budgets. It can be installed both indoor and outdoor and is completely portable if you desire.

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About Athletic Republic

ATHLETIC REPUBLIC IS THE CULMINATION OF 25 YEARS OF IMPROVING ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.

That’s longer than most athletes’ careers.  John Frappier developed the original Acceleration Training programs through careful research and input from a team of sports medicine professionals, athletic trainers and elite coaches. The performance sports training program has evolved into a training system that has followed the same evidence-based approach that formed the foundation for Frappier’s pioneering work: uniting proprietary equipment, sport-specific and age-appropriate training protocols, trainer education and operating resources to help athletes improve their speed, power, agility, and stamina. This foundation would facilitate training center operators turning their passion into a profitable venture.

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