Steven Lock Joins California Sports Surfaces Australia

Australian Open

California Sports Surfaces Appoints Steven Lock Manager of Events, Partnerships and Strategy in Australia

California Sports Surfaces (CSS), the world’s leading supplier of acrylic sport surfacing brands DecoTurf, Plexipave, Plexitrac, and Rebound Ace, has announced that Steven Lock has been named to the position of Manager of Events, Partnerships and Strategy in Australia. Lock was previously with Tennis Australia where he was responsible for National Infrastructure Strategy, Melbourne Park Redevelopment, and tennis court requirements for the Australian Open and Open Series tournaments.

“We are very excited to have Steve join our outstanding global team”, said John Graham, Managing Director of California Sports Surfaces.” He brings not only an extensive tennis network to CSS, but  strategic planning, partnership management, and project delivery experience to his new position.  He will be responsible for maximizing growth with our existing partnerships, adding new tactical partners, and delivering world class Plexicushion and Rebound Ace courts for major competitions.”

“California Products is pleased to add Steve to our staff for his broad experience and knowledge within the Australian and international tennis markets. Steve’s background in tennis and other sports will provide us with opportunities to grow and ensure we continue to be the market leader in acrylic sport coatings”, said Steven McMenamin, Chief Operating Officer at California Products Corporation.

Steve holds a Master of Business in Sport Management from Deakin University and will be based in Melbourne, Australia. Steve can be reached at s.lock@cssurfaces.com or +61 411 348 091.

California Sports Surfaces is the largest and most resourceful sports coatings company in the industry. The brands of DecoTurf, Plexipave, and Rebound Ace are the most widely recognized court surfaces in the sport of tennis and are the surfaces of the US Open, the Australian Open, and the Asian Games respectively. We manufacture the finest acrylic sport surfacing materials in the world and team with highly qualified applicators/builders around the globe who install our products.

Based in Andover, MA, USA, California Products Corporation is an innovative manufacturer of quality paints, coatings and sports surfacing systems. California Products is a leading producer of California Paints®, Storm System®, DecoTurf®, Plexipave® and Rebound Ace®.  California Paints’ exterior house paint is consistently rated #1 in an independent national study. Storm System’s best-in-class exterior finishes are the most beautiful, long lasting exterior stains available.  DecoTurf has been the official surface of the US Open since 1978. Plexipave is the official surface of many prestigious tournaments including the Australian Open.  Fiberlock Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of California Products, is the industry leader in mold remediation, lead & asbestos abatement, disaster restoration and disinfectant products.