Jakob "Bobber" Scales joins us for this week's Groundskeeper Chat to share his POV as a proud member of the next generation in the turf industry. Bobber talks about everything from his move from Wichita Kansas to Surprise Arizona , building his social portfolio and the origin story behind his nickname.

Listen along to Bobber's full episode to hear:

  • How he turned his covid hobby into a career 
  • Strategies for securing the next step 
  • Building a social portfolio to serve as a resume 
  • How veterans can help attract or inspire the next generation 
  • Lastly, "The Weather Report" 

A little bit more about our guest:

Jakob "Bobber" Scales is a student at Ottawa University in Arizona and aspiring sports turf manager.  After three summers working with the Wichita Wind Surge, Jakob moved to Arizona to attend school and work at the Royals/Rangers spring training complex, Surprise Sports Complex.

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