Austin, TX (March 29, 2018) –
As demand for Hellas products and services continues to soar, Hellas Construction moves forward with plans to open a new Florida office to better serve the Miami Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars, along with Hellas’ primary customers; K-12 schools, parks and recreation facilities, and universities within in the state. Hellas is the sports construction leader in the U.S., providing synthetic turf to other top NFL teams like the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Texans. Newly-hired Regional Vice President Fausto Rozon is responsible for developing business, running operations, and overseeing the opening of Hellas’ new office to be located in Miami.
“With my previous success growing and expanding businesses to new markets, I have confidence that Hellas will become the dominant leader in Florida,” said Rozon. “It’s such an honor to be a part of the Hellas team. Having the Miami Dolphins as my first client is unbelievable.”
Hellas was recently announced as an official partner of the Miami Dolphins, providing the best, most advanced artificial turf playing surface at the team’s practice facility at Nova Southeastern University. The Dolphins selected Hellas’ organic infill and Matrix Turf with Helix Technology. They will be the first team in the NFL to have organic infill.
“I am a huge Miami Dolphins fan. I was born and raised here in Miami. As a former Division I player at Florida State University during their championship run in the Atlantic Coast Conference under Coach Bobby Bowden, it’s exciting to have a career that combines my love of sports with my passion for engineering and construction.”
“Being a native Floridian, I see the potential for opportunities in this state. I am ready to take my extensive knowledge in construction and apply it to this new dynamic of sports construction. There is no limit to the possibilities with Hellas.”
About Hellas Construction, Inc. headquartered in Austin, TX, is one of the largest sports construction contractors in the United States. While specializing in the general construction of sports facilities and synthetic surfaces, Hellas also champions innovative artificial turf manufacturing, base construction, field, track and tennis planning, installation and maintenance. Hellas Construction is the Official Turf Provider of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium, The Star at Frisco TX, and Ford Center. Hellas is the Preferred Turf Provider of the Houston Texans at NRG Stadium, the exclusive turf provider for the Jacksonville Jaguars at their new indoor practice facility at Daily’s Place, next to EverBank Field in Florida, and the official partner of the Miami Dolphins, installing turf at their indoor practice facility at the Baptist Health Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. To learn more about Hellas Construction, visit hellasconstruction.com.
About the Dallas Cowboys Football Club headquartered at The Star in Frisco, TX. A 1960 expansion franchise in the NFL awarded to Clint Murchison, Jr. and Bedford Wynne. Bought in 1984, by H.R. “Bum” Bright and then sold to current owner Jerry Jones in 1989. They are a part of the NFC East Conference with an overall 34-27 playoff record. The 5-time World Champion Dallas Cowboys have had 3 home fields since 1960, the Cotton Bowl, Texas Stadium, and now AT&T Stadium. Visit dallascowboys.com.
About the Miami Dolphins headquartered in Davie, FL., a suburb of Miami. They are a part of the AFC East Division, playing their home games at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The Dolphins are Florida’s oldest professional sports team, founded in 1966 by Joe Robbie and Actor Danny Thomas, now owned by Real Estate Developer Stephen M. Ross. The Dolphins originally played games at the Orange Bowl in Miami 1966 through 1986, then Joe Robbie Stadium, which is now called Hard Rock Stadium, which they share with the NCAA Miami Hurricanes. The Dolphins are 2-time World Champions in 1971 and 1972. They have a overall playoff record of 20-21. Visit miamidolphins.com.
About Jacksonville Jaguars - The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football team, one of 32 member clubs of the National Football League (NFL), aligned in the South Division of the American Football Conference (AFC). Founded on Nov. 30, 1993, they began play in 1995 and are heading into their 23rd season of play in 2017. The team is owned by Shahid Khan, who purchased the franchise in January of 2012. The club plays its home games at EverBank Field, located near the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. Since their inaugural season in 1995 the Jaguars have won two division championships and have made seven playoff appearances. Visit www.jaguars.com.
About the Houston Texans are a professional football team in the NFL, in the AFC South Division and headquartered in Houston, TX. Started in 2002 as an expansion team by Bob McNair. The Texans are currently the youngest NFL franchise competing. The team has three AFC South Championships. Their home field is NRG Stadium, formerly Reliant Stadium, in Houston. Visit houstontexans.com.
About Florida State University was founded in 1851 and is located in Tallahassee, Florida on 477 acres. It is the oldest continuous site of higher education in the state. FSU has Carnegie Commission classification: “Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity.” They have 14,251 employees serving 41,867 students from every Florida county and 140 countries. They offer 351 degree programs: bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, specialist, and professional. Visit fsu.edu.
About Coach Bobby Bowden born in 1929 in Birmingham, Alabama. Graduated from Woodlawn High School then attended University of Alabama, playing freshman quarterback. After a year he transferred to Howard College (now Samford University) where he graduated from and then became head coach for three years with a 31-6 record. He coached at West Virginia University for four years with a 42-26 record. He then became head coach at Florida State University, which was considered not as competitive in college sports because it was an girls college until 1948. Bowden turned his team into a powerhouse after only his second year until 2009, with not a single losing season. The Seminoles won the National Championship in 1993 and 1999 and during his coaching career he won twelve Atlantic Coast Conference championships. He resigned after the 2009 season, with his last coaching appearance in 2010 Gator Bowl, with a 33-21 victory over his former program, West Virginia. He still holds the NCAA Division 1 record for the most wins.
About the Geo Plus Organic Infill – Made from cork and coconut fibers, this infill is 100% organic and recyclable. The combination of the cork and coconut makes for an infill that resists heat absorption and uses moisture to cool surface temperatures even in high-temperature areas. Temperatures of the playing surface being up to 40 degrees cooler than a synthetic turf field with black crumb rubber. The Geo Plus infill is permeable and allows for proper drainage, while decreasing the displacement of the infill upon shoe, ball, or body impact. The infill has optimal shock absorption and excellent control in all weather conditions, ensuring fast play and quick shoe release for the highest level of sports performance.
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