Byrne & Jones Sports’ pro earns key designation

Matt Hicks of Bridgeton, Missouri-based Byrne & Jones Sports has been named a certified sports builder. The American Sports Builders Association has awarded the certified field builder designation to Hicks, who is director of project management for Byrne & Jones Sports.

Byrne & Jones now has seven certified sports builders on its staff.

Hicks earned his CFB-S designation by documenting his experience in the industry building athletic fields and passing an examination on all relevant areas of constructing sports fields. Hicks has built more than 30 athletic fields. He has a degree in construction management from Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.