Director of Grounds for Real Salt Lake and Utah Royals FC Dan Farnes joins us to talk about helping our industry step into the spotlight during global events. Farnes does an excellent job of showcasing the job in a relatable, authentic and intriguing via social media. We dive into his thoughts behind social media and media relations and much more in Dan's episode.

Here's what you'll hear in this week's Groundskeeper Chat:

  • Dan's Turf Origin Story 
  • How to Capitalize on Major Events to Attract New Talent 
  • Dan's POV on media attention during major events 
  • Bad weather, opening days and all the stress in between
  • Lastly, social media, media relations and how to navigate it all

A little bit more about our guest:

Dan Farnes has been with the Real Salt Lake grounds crew for 13 seasons and graduated from Utah State University. 

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