Kristen Althouse

  • Education Manager
  • Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA)
  • Website


Contact me for: STMA is the not-for-profit, professional association for men and women who manage sports fields worldwide. Since 1981, the association and its 34 local chapters have been providing education, information and sharing practical knowledge in the art and science of sports field management. Its more than 2,600 members oversee sports fields and facilities at schools, colleges and universities, parks and recreational facilities, and professional sports stadiums.

For more information: www.stma.org, 800.323.3875.

Kristen Althouse is the Education Manager for the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA). A Penn State graduate with a B.S. in Turfgrass Science and an M.Ed. in Agricultural and Extension Education, Kristen focuses on the educational needs of the STMA membership and developing resources to meet those needs.

To contact Kristen Althouse: kalthouse@stma.org, 785.542.9243.

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