VIRGINIA BEACH, VA–(Marketwired – June 10, 2013) - Synthetic turf industry leader, Hellas Sports Construction, today officially unveiled Virginia Beach, VA marking Hellas' coverage to a 44th U.S. state and first of four locations in Virginia. Hellas will begin construction on the oldest accredited independent college-preparatory day school in Virginia Beach, Cape Henry Collegiate, located at 1320 Mill Dam Road.
Hellas Sports Construction is the only sole source provider of its kind, offering sports construction and installation services, maintenance products and the most advanced technology products including Matrix® Turf, epiQ TRACKS™ and TPS® Tennis Court Surfacing.
"Virginia is home of great champions and celebrates a rich sports history. Hellas will fit right into the Commonwealth's culture with our turnkey, high-tech surface experience," said Hellas CEO and President Reed J. Seaton. "We are thrilled to be selected to such an accredited educational institution such as Cape Henry Collegiate for our first facility in Virginia."
Matrix® Turf -- installed by the Hellas Team -- will include up to 75,600 square feet of multipurpose athletic field for use of soccer, field hockey and lacrosse. The turf will include the proprietary REALFILL™ Infill system that ensures a uniform, predictable playing surface. The Cape Henry Dolphin's will also be adding six TPS® Tennis Courts manufactured by Hellas for maximum performance. "We are excited to begin our athletic campus enhancement construction this summer. Our athletic programs are thriving and the community is thrilled to be able to provide state of the art facilities for our student athletes," commented Jeanne Short Athletic Director, Cape Henry Collegiate School.
Broadening the reach in Virginia, Hellas is also on schedule to complete renovations at Loudoun County High School in Leesburg, installing a Matrix® Turf and epiQ TRACKS™ system in 2014.
Hellas' popularity has been soaring in the U.S. in the last decade. With over 1800 facilities constructed nationwide, more than 1.5 million athletes play on Hellas surfaces annually. Its impact in the country is also remarkable, creating the elite standard of safe playability and serving as a model that tends to attract other sophisticated athletic programs and facilities in the country.
About Hellas Sports Construction
Hellas Sports Construction is a nationwide contractor with a strong reputation for delivering premium-quality sports construction projects across the United States. In addition, Hellas has the ability to custom-manufacture and install proprietary brands of synthetic surfaces for field sports, running tracks, and tennis courts, by controlling all related operations. In addition to a headquarters in Austin, Hellas operates several US-based offices. Clients include the NFL Experience, Cowboys Stadium, Baylor University, University of California, Berkeley, Idaho State University, the Alamodome, Northern Arizona University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of San Diego, University of Georgia and various other prominent high schools, collegiate institutions and stadiums. For more information, visit hellasconstruction.com, matrix-turf.com and epiq-tracks.com.