The Andy & John Show to kick off STMA Orlando Conference

As the kick-off event for STMA’s Conference, the General Session will feature two of our most requested speakers – Dr. Andrew McNitt and Dr. John Sorochan.

Dr. McNitt is one of the industry’s foremost researchers on sports turf playing surface characterization. He serves as a Professor of Soil Science/Turfgrass for Penn State University, is the Director of Penn State’s Center for Sports Surface Research, and is the technical advisor to the NFL Groundskeepers Organization.

Dr. Sorochan is a Distinguished Professor of Turfgrass Science and Management in the Plant Sciences Department at the University of Tennessee (UT). Dr. Sorochan is also the Co-Director for the UT Center for Athletic Field Safety where his team investigates athletic field performance and safety as well as athlete to surface interactions.

The General Session takes place from 8-9:30 am on Wed., Jan. 25. You won’t want to miss the insight, humor, and wisdom each individual brings to the stage. Stay tuned for more information about this lively opening event!