Workforce Solutions for New England’s Golf and Sports Turf Industry

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 124 Country Club Road, Dedham, MA 02026

On Wednesday, March 11, 2020, Tyler Bloom, Director of Grounds & Facilities at Sparrows Point Country Club in Baltimore, Maryland, will host a workforce development summit from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Dedham Country and Polo Club in Dedham, MA.  The summit is complimentary and open to all golf course and sports turf professionals in New England.

This presentation is being sponsored jointly by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England (GCSANE) and New England Sports Turf Managers Association (NESTMA).

Discussion will focus on labor solutions for the golf and sports turf industry by creating a developmental model through outreach, youth mentorship and apprenticeships. 

Labor continues to be a crippling challenge for golf courses and sports turf professionals across the country. Learn the innovative steps Tyler Bloom took to help solve the labor issue head on including his vision for aligning and mobilizing the industry toward a unified workforce development initiative. 

Attendance is complimentary and open to all members of the golf and sports turf industry.  Please share with your colleagues and be sure to sign up today.


9:00-9:30 a.m.           Breakfast networking - coffee and doughnuts to be provided
9:30-10:30 a.m.         Solutions for recruiting and engaging youth in the workplace
10:30-11:30 a.m.       Discussion about Massachusetts Apprenticeship programs
11:30- 2:00 p.m.        Open discussion & wrap up

Club address: 124 Country Club Road, Dedham, MA 02026
Dress code: Business casual

Questions?Tyler Bloom,

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