Board of Directors

If you take pride in your athletic fields, TXSTMA is where we meet!

Executive Directors:

Brad Finn
University of Houston

Past President:
Russell Coe
Tri-Tex Grass

President Elect:

Mike Blunck
Beacon Athletics

Nick McKenna, CSFM
Texas A&M University

Nick McKenna, CSFM, is the Assistant Athletic Field Manager at Texas A&M University. Nick returned to Texas A&M in August 2011 after having spent 4 years working for Virginia Tech overseeing their baseball and soccer/lacrosse facilities. He currently oversees Olsen Field at Bluebell Park and assists in the management of all other athletic fields at Texas A&M, including Kyle Field, the Coolidge Football Practice Fields, Ellis Field (soccer) and the Aggie Softball Complex. This is Nick’s second term at Texas A&M, where he also served as an assistant groundskeeper from 2003-2005.

1st Commercial Vice President:
Rick Kadlec
GLK Turf Solutions

2nd Commercial Vice President:
Greg Carroll
Irrigators Supply

Chapter Executive:
Katie Flowers

Howdy! I have joined TXSTMA this year and am extremely excited to be your Chapter Executive! I have been apart of the “Green” industry since 2018 and am excited to help connect such a professional and innovative turf and sports industry. I live in College Station with my husband, Seth, and our 3 children Jack, Madeline and Finley.

OPEN Position

Communication Committee: 
Dan Bergstrom, CSFM
BBVA Compass Stadium

Dan has been involved with STMA for more than 25 years, and the TXSTMA since 2004. Dan is the Sports Turf Manager at BBVA Stadium in Houston. 

Justin Kupper
Pioneer Athletics

I am the North Texas Sales Rep for Pioneer Athletics and have worked there for 10 years. We manufacturer and distribute field paint, stripers, and athletic items.  I live in Lantana with my wife Amber and my son Kyzer.

Kevin Hansen
Houston Texans

Region I (DFW):
Frank Garcia
City of Dallas

Region II (Austin/San Antonio):
Jordan Vasques
The Circuit

Region III (Houston):
Kenneth Wilson
City of New Braunfels