The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) announced its officers and directors for the coming membership year. The new slate took its place at the conclusion of the ASBA’s Technical Meeting, held in Palm Desert, Calif.
Randy Resley of Sport Court of the Rockies, LLC (Highlands Ranch, Colorado), has been named chairman-elect of the association. Resley, who previously served as president of the Courts division of the association, will move into the position at the conclusion of the 2023 technical meeting. Resley has been extensively involved with ASBA, serving on the board of directors and as a part of the editorial committee for the new publication, Courts and Recreational Facilities: Construction and Maintenance Manual.
Allen Verdin, CFB, of The Motz Group in Cincinnati, is the ASBA’s new secretary/treasurer elect. Like Resley, Verdin will take his newly elected office at the conclusion of the 2023 technical meeting.
Todd Dettor (Fast-Dry Courts, Inc. & 10-S Tennis Supply, Pompano Beach, Florida) has been elected to the office of president of the association’s Courts division. Dettor previously served as a member of the board of directors, representing the association’s Builder division.
Jordan Fisher, CTB, of Fisher Tracks, Inc. was elected to the office of Track Division president. Prior to this, he served as a member of the board of directors, representing the association’s Builder division.
Additionally, Craig Honkomp, PE, PS, LEED, AP of Sportworks Design, was re-elected to the position of Professional division president.
Newly elected to the board of directors to represent the Builder division are Ryan Auer of Leslie Coatings, Indianapolis; John Nelson, CFB of Peacock Services; and Jonathan Wright, CTCB of Court One, Youngsville, N.C.
Elected to serve as a member of the board of directors representing the Professional division is Sean Hufnagel, PLA, ASLA of HNP, LLC in Birmingham, Ala.
David Clapp, CTB, CTCB, of Baseline Sports Construction in Knoxville, Tenn., remains on the board for the 2022-2023 membership year as the association’s present chairman.
Also continuing their terms on the board of directors are Kirk Grego, CFB of Mid-America Sports Construction in Lee’s Summit, Mo. (Fields division president); Megan Buczynski, PE, LEED AP, of Activitas, Inc., Dedham, Mass. (secretary/treasurer); Anthony Graham of MAPEI in Deerfield Beach, Florida (Supplier division-tracks); Fred Kolkmann, CTCB of Fred Kolkmann Tennis & Sport Surfaces, LLC, Grafton, Wis. (Builder division-courts); Jameson Sheley, CFB-S, CTB, Byrne & Jones Sports Construction, Bridgeton, Mo. (Builder division-fields); David Painter, Stockmeier Urethanes USA, Inc., Clarksburg, West Va. (Supplier division-tracks); Tim Gerrits, ASLA, of GMB Architecture + Engineering, Holland, Mich. (Design Professional division); and David Burke, NGI Sports, Chattanooga, Tenn. (Supplier division president-courts).
The ASBA is a non-profit association comprised of designers, builders and suppliers in sports facility construction. The ASBA sponsors informative meetings, publishes a quarterly magazine, books and technical construction guidelines for athletic facilities, produces a mobile app containing diagrams of sports facilities and keeps its members aware of the latest developments in the industry. It also offers voluntary certification programs in tennis court, running track and sports field construction, as well as a certificate program in pickleball court construction.