Dalton, GA – Rekortan, the original synthetic track, is pleased to announce Tim Jordan has been promoted to General Manager / Vice President of Rekortan Tracks, effective January 1, 2023.
Jordan has served as AstroTurf’s Regional Sales Manager in Virginia, Washington DC, and Maryland since 2019. Through the years, Jordan has participated and developed strategy for turf industry initiatives such as sport-specific products and cooperative contract purchasing agreements.
“I’m super excited for the opportunity to be working with the Rekortan team and continuing to grow this side of the business, said Jordan, who first started with AstroTurf in 2007. “The opportunity to work with Rekortan, a world-renowned brand, is something I’m really looking forward to.
Jordan will be managing the Rekortan track business for the United States while working with the sales team, operations and marketing department. He will report to Jay Glasscock, CEO of Americas for Sport Group.
Rekortan is Sport Group’s global track brand. Rekortan was first installed at the Olympic Stadium, Berlin in 1969 and was later used for the 1972 Munich Olympic Games.
“There’s a great opportunity for growth of the Rekortan brand. Rekortan is synonymous with success and quality performance,” Jordan added.
Jordan has more than twenty-five years of successful sales experience where he has been developing and maintaining relationships with customers in the Mid-Atlantic region. He has been in the athletic surfacing marketplace for more than 15 years and is considered an expert and trusted partner by clients throughout the region. Over the years, Jordan has participated and developed strategy for turf industry initiatives such as sport-specific products and cooperative contract purchasing agreements.
“We are confident that Tim’s leadership and expertise will help Rekortan continue to grow in the United States market and provide top-quality products to athletes and coaches, Glasscock said. “As a leader in the industry, Rekortan is committed to innovation and excellence, and we are excited to see what the future holds under Tim’s guidance.”
Jordan is a graduate of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, VA.
Rekortan is owned by Sport Group. Sport Group is today’s true global sports surfacing giant with manufacturing facilities around the world. Active in over 70 countries, Sport Group has installed more than 30,000 turf fields and running tracks. Sport Group was created by selective acquisitions of the leading turf, track, indoor and outdoor sports surface manufacturers.
Designed for the current day athlete, the Rekortan track system is a diverse, world-class series of polyurethane running tracks that are unmatched in quality and performance. The Rekortan debut in 1969 revolutionized the track world with quality and innovation, forever crowning our systems as “the fast tracks.” Rekortan is part of the SportGroup, arguably the largest sports surfacing company in the world.