Overtime Sports has announced the hiring of Keair Edwards to serve as the Overtime Sports head groundskeeper for events at Biloxi’s MGM Park. That includes all High School, Jr. College, College, Conference USA Championship Tournament games and other events at the facility.
Edwards currently serves as the Sports Field Manager of the 75 acre Gulfport and Goldin Sportsplexes for the city of Gulfport, MS. These sportplexes features 8 international size soccer / football fields, and 13 multi use natural grass softball / baseball fields and 6 synthetic turf softball fields. Keair is a 2012 honors graduate of Harrison Central High School and in 2016 received a Bachelors of Science in Agronomy – Sports Turf Management from Mississippi State University. He is an active member of the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) and currently serving on the Board of Directors representing the southern area for the Mississippi Turf Grass Association. Keair’s facility is the states only recipient of the STMA Environmental Facility Certification and the 2016 STMA Field of The Year Award in the softball category.
“This is a real step in the right direction for Overtime Sports and MGM Park as well, as we serve the Gulf Coast Community. We all welcome Keair into our MGM Park – Overtime Sports family and look forward to his experience as well as contributions and leadership. Last year was a momentous year for Overtime Sports and Conference USA and we want to provide the same if not a better experience in 2018 and this hire certainly adds a member to our team that can get us there.” – Tim Bennett, Ballpark Digest