In addition to his day-to-day responsibilities as the General Manager of Laykold Sports Surfaces, Randy manages domestic relationships with the USTA, USPTA and PTR, USAPA, ITA, ASBA, NRPA and a number of sports’ governing bodies and industry organizations.
He is past chairman of the USTA National Technical Committee and a current member of the USTA Tennis in the Parks Committee. He has served on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the American Sports Builders Association for the past 15 years and been involved with all facets of court construction and court surfacing materials manufacturing over his 27 years in the tennis business. Before joining Laykold Sports Surfaces, he spent over 20 years with Har-Tru Sports, Connor Sport Court International, and California Sports Surfaces.
A speaker at dozens of industry events and seminars throughout North American over the past two decades, Randy has helped thousands of people in the tennis industry through the transfer of knowledge and hands-on encounters.
These efforts and others were recognized with the selection of Randy as the Tennis Industry Magazine National Service Award in 2016.
An active USTA league player, he lives and works out of his home near Charlottesville, VA with his wife Laura, and his two daughters; Megan and Emily.
APT’s staff and partner network are thrilled to bring Randy to Team Laykold!
About Laykold: Laykold is the choice of premier tennis facilities across the world, and is also widely used for all-weather courts for pickleball, basketball, futsal and more. Laykold has been the official surface of the Miami Open since 1984, the NY Open, and the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Safe Places to Play. Laykold systems are court surfaces that can be customized to achieve the desired performance, playability and appearance. The Laykold and Laykold Masters line include a wide variety of hard court and cushion court systems to meet your specific needs.