Waltham, MA, March 2nd, 2018: Global Premier Soccer (GPS) is pleased to announce a partnership with the most famous name in synthetic turf, AstroTurf.
As part of the agreement AstroTurf becomes the turf provider for all GPS facilities. The relationship was established in 2015 with construction of the four-field GPS New Hampshire Complex (Bedford, NH) which features two lighted AstroTurf fields. AstroTurf was also used at the Union Point Sports Complex in Weymouth, Massachusetts, where GPS is an anchor tenant. At Union Point the AstroTurf was used on all four fields of the facility south of Boston.
Founded in 1964 in Dalton, GA, AstroTurf become a household name following the installation of its turf (originally called ChemGrass) in the Houston Astrodome in 1966. The company now provides cutting edge turf systems including its soccer focused LigaTurf series.
“A critical component of player development is access to high quality playing surfaces”, said GPS CEO Joe Bradley. “Over the past few years we have worked with AstroTurf and found their product and customer service to be world-class.”
“AstroTurf is proud to provide grass-like playing surfaces to GPS. We’re doing our part to support soccer at all levels of the game, from being the field building partner of the US Soccer Foundation to the official turf provider for the United Soccer Coaches Convention,” said Dave Wheaton, Northeast Regional Vice President of AstroTurf. “GPS is doing the same. The investments GPS will enable more players to hone their skills for years to come.”
Established in 2001 in Massachusetts, GPS has since grown to be one of the biggest and most successful soccer clubs in North America. Now active in 25 US States, GPS provide programming for players of all ages and provide management resources to clubs through it’s Powered By GPS partnerships. To learn more, visit www.globalpremiersoccer.com.
About Astro Turf
For athletes and sport enthusiasts, AstroTurf® has redefined the way the game is played. The brand offers advanced, state-of-the-art, multi-sport and specialized synthetic turf systems with proprietary engineered technologies. A growing number of high schools, colleges, professional sports teams and municipalities continue to select AstroTurf-branded products for their premium quality, technical superiority, and safety. To learn more, visit AstroTurf at www.astroturf.com