ASBA Honors Distinguished Tennis, Pickleball, Sports Facilities
December 10, 2021
Forest Hill, MD – The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA), the national organization for builders and suppliers of materials for athletic facilities, has announced the winners of its annual awards. Awards are presented each year to facilities built by ASBA members, which best exemplify construction excellence.
Awards are presented in various categories: Tennis Courts, Running Tracks, Sports Fields, Pickleball Facilities and Track & Field Facilities. Within some categories, there are divisions; for example, the Sports Field category recognizes single- and multiple-field facilities.
Winners of awards were announced at the Association’s 2021 Technical Meeting, presented from December 3-6 in Orlando, Florida.
Projects are scored individually based on considerations such as layout and design, site work, drainage, base construction, surface, amenities, innovation and overall impression. Winning entries are those whose cumulative scores meet or exceed the standard.
Winning projects are as follows:
Distinguished Facilities-Outdoor Tennis Courts
Albertville Tennis Complex Albertville, Alabama Lower Bros. Co. Inc.
Edgerton High School Tennis Facility Edgerton, Wisconsin Fred Kolkmann Tennis & Sport Surfaces LLC
Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch Lakewood Ranch, Florida Welch Tennis Courts Inc.
Fiddlesticks Country Club Fort Myers, Florida Welch Tennis Courts Inc.
Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center in Golden Gate Park San Francisco, California Vintage Contractors Inc.
Indian School Park Tennis Center Scottsdale, Arizona Elite Sports Builders
Jasper High School Jasper, Alabama Lower Bros. Co. Inc. & HNP LLC
Mason High School Mason, Michigan GMB Architecture + Engineering
Midtown Athletic Club Weston, Florida Fast-Dry Courts Inc. & 10-S Tennis Supply
Rockwood Summit High School Tennis Facility Fenton, Missouri Fred Kolkmann Tennis & Sport Surfaces LLC
Saddleback College Tennis Center Mission Viejo, California Zaino Tennis Courts Inc.
Sarah Vande Berg Tennis Center Zephyrhills, Florida Fast-Dry Courts Inc. & 10-S Tennis Supply
Wilbur Young Park Blue Springs, Missouri McConnell & Associates Corp.
Distinguished Facilities-Residential Tennis Courts
Bel Air Tennis Court Bel Air, California Zaino Tennis Courts Inc.
Grimes Residence Dade City, Florida Welch Tennis Courts Inc.
Distinguished Facilities-Outdoor Pickleball Courts
EH Young Park Riverside, Missouri McConnell & Associates Corp.
Sicard Hollow Sports Complex Vestavia Hills, Alabama HNP LLC & Lower Bros. Co. Inc.
Timber Pines Community Association Spring Hill, Florida Welch Tennis Courts Inc.
Distinguished Single Field Facilities
Clarkston High School Clarkston, Michigan GMB Architecture + Engineering
Delton Kellogg High School Delton, Michigan GMB Architecture + Engineering
Macomber Stadium Central Falls, Rhode Island Stantec Sport Group
Nicolet High School-Softball Stadium at Richard Maslowski Community Park Glendale, Wisconsin Rettler Corp.
Walsh University-Larry Staudt Field North Canton, Ohio Vasco Sports Contractors
Batavia High School Batavia, Ohio Sportworks Design
Jonathan Law High School Milford, Connecticut BSC Group Inc.
Maryville University Lacrosse Field & Softball Field St. Louis, Missouri Byrne & Jones Sports Construction
Northeast Metropolitan Park Pflugerville, Texas Stantec Sport Group
Olson Sports Complex at District OR1 Public Schools Palmyra, Nebraska The Clark Enersen Partners
University of Maryland-Jones-Hill House, Performance Innovation Center College Park, Maryland SCG Fields LLC
Warren County Sports Park at Union Village Lebanon, Ohio Sportworks Design
Distinguished Facilities-Outdoor Running Tracks
Cole Camp High School Athletic Complex Cole Camp, Missouri Fisher Tracks Inc.
Danbury High School Danbury, Connecticut ATT Sports Inc.
Loris High School Loris, South Carolina GeoSurfaces
Lowman-Walton Sports Complex at Sidney High School Sidney, Montana Fisher Tracks Inc.
Distinguished Facility-Indoor Running Track
City of Albuquerque Portable Indoor Track Albuquerque, New Mexico Robert Cohen Co. LLC/Sport Surfaces Distributing Inc.
TRACK & FIELD FACILITIES
Distinguished Facilities-Track & Field
Abessinio Stadium at Salesianum School Wilmington, Delaware Activitas Inc.
Avon High School Avon, Connecticut BSC Group Inc.
‘OUTSTANDING’ FACILITY WINNERS
Within each category, specific facilities were chosen from among all winning entries to represent the best of athletic facility construction. The winners were as follows:
Tennis Division Outstanding Outdoor Tennis Facility of the Year Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center in Golden Gate Park San Francisco, California Vintage Contractors Inc.
Silver Award Albertville Tennis Complex Albertville, Alabama Lower Bros. Co. Inc.
Bronze Award Indian School Park Tennis Center Scottsdale, Arizona Elite Sports Builders
Outstanding Residential Tennis Facility of the Year Bel Air Tennis Court Bel Air, California Zaino Tennis Courts Inc.
Silver Award Grimes Residence Dade City, Florida Welch Tennis Courts Inc.
Courts Division Outstanding Outdoor Pickleball Facility of the Year Timber Pines Community Association Spring Hill, Florida Welch Tennis Courts Inc.
Fields Division Outstanding Single-Field Facility of the Year Macomber Stadium Central Falls, Rhode Island Stantec Sport Group
Outstanding Multi-Field Facility of the Year Warren County Sports Park at Union Village Lebanon, Ohio Sportworks Design
Track Division Outstanding Outdoor Track Facility of the Year Danbury High School Danbury, Connecticut ATT Sports Inc.
Silver Award Lowman-Walton Sports Complex at Sidney High School Sidney, Montana Fisher Tracks Inc.
Bronze Award Cole Camp High School Athletic Complex Cole Camp, Missouri Fisher Tracks Inc.
Outstanding Outdoor Track & Field Facility of the Year Abessinio Stadium at Salesianum School Wilmington, Delaware Activitas Inc.
The ASBA is a non-profit association helping designers, builders, owners, operators and users understand quality sports facility construction. The ASBA sponsors informative meetings, publishes newsletters, books and technical construction guidelines for athletic 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.