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2018 STC Awards Winners
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Shining a spotlight on industry excellence, innovation, and volunteerism, the First Annual 2018 STC Awards were announced on Wednesday, March 14 at the Spring Membership Meeting in Rancho Mirage, California. The STC Awards is a member program designed to honor STC members that help to promote the association’s values and advance the synthetic turf industry.

The 2018 STC Award winners are:

Lifetime Achievement Award: Lanny Bailey, Controlled Products LLC

Rookie of the Year Award: Shaun Garrity, USGreentech

Philanthropy Award: Act Global

Innovator Award: USGreentech

Sustainability Award: USGreentech  

Volunteer of the Year Award: Amy Brackin, Liberty Tire Recycling LLC

Sports Project of the Year: Hellas Construction, Portland Sports Complex

Landscape Project of the Year: SYNLawn, Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience

The following companies were also recognized for their outstanding projects:

  • Sports Project Merit Award: AstroTurf, FIELDS, The Motz Group
  • Landscape Project Merit Award: ForeverLawn Inc., ForeveverLawn of Tampa Bay

The STC honors its member companies who have achieved 5, 10 and 15 year membership milestones:

15 Years of STC Membership (joined in 2003)

  • Academy Sports Turf
  • Brooks & Sparks, Inc.
  • Controlled Products, LLC / Synthetic Turf International
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Foresite Design Inc
  • JJA Sports
  • RK International Sports Consulting
  • Synthetic Surfaces, Inc.
  • TenCate Grass Americas
  • Testing Services Inc.
  • Thomas Testing Inc.
  • Universal Textile Technologies Inc.

10 Years of STC Membership (joined in 2008)

  • Act Global
  • Alberta Environmental Rubber Products
  • BASF Corp.
  • Carter Construction Company
  • Catella Engineering LLC
  • CHA Consulting, Inc.
  • Chenango Contracting, Inc. / Chenango Sports, Inc.
  • Elite TurfCare Group, LLC
  • ForeverLawn Inc.
  • G9 Turf, Inc.
  • Genan Inc.
  • Gezolan AG
  • Hydraway Drainage Systems
  • Oerlikon Barmag c/o Jones Management LLC
  • PrecisionJet / TurfBond
  • Radici Group - Tessiture Pietro Radici SPA
  • SMG Equipment LLC
  • Shaw Industries / Shaw Sports Turf
  • Stantec Sport, Stantec Planning & Landscape Architecture, P.C.
  • Vibra-Whirl Sports, Ltd.
  • Wetekam Monofilaments USA
  • Wiedenmann North America

5 Years of STC Membership (joined in 2013)

  • Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc.
  • Athletic Field Consultants, Inc.
  • Binnie & Associates Ltd.
  • BuzzTurf LLC
  • ForeverLawn of Tampa Bay
  • Huntress Associates, Inc.
  • Permavoid Ltd.
  • RDA Landscape Architecture, PC
  • Sports Turf One, Inc.
  • The Toro Company
  • Turf, Track & Court, LLC
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