• SMS University

TAAF/TRAPS SMS University presented by MUSCO



The Texas Amateur Athletic Federation and the Texas Recreation and Park Society work together to conduct the Sport Management School (SMS University).It includes a 1st Year, 2nd Year Sports Program and a Maintenance Program.

This annual school is a perfect, economical opportunity to improve your knowledge and abilities in the sports management arena. You will receive a crash-course on the hot topics of athletics, taught by "gurus" in the Parks and Recreation Field.

Upon completion of both years in the school, participants will become a TAAF Certified Professional Sports Manager (C.P.S.M.). Participants must recertify within four (4) years of the date certified to retain certification.

Participants in the TAAF/TRAPS SMS University may request to obtain .1 CEUs for each class attended, and must attend a minimum of five (5)classes in their entirety to receive credit. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion following the conclusion of the school. Students may attend sessions from any tract to earn credits toward their certification.



2020 TAAF/TRAPSSMS Universitypresented by MUSCO
Certification Guidelines

SMS Brochure

Online Registration (opening in December 2019)

All presentations will be digital, a thumb drive, preloaded with all presentations, will be handed out at check in


April 30 - May 1, 2020
New Braunfels, Texas


Hotel and Meeting Space Accommodations:
Courtyard Marriott
750 Ih 35 N
New Braunfels, TX 78130
$139 + tax a night king/queen
830 - 626 - 4700
Group Code: Texas Amateur Athletic Federation





SMS University registration fee: $50.00 thru March 31
Platinum SMS University fee: $140 (includes hotel accommodations 2/per room) thru March 31
(subject to price change)
SMS University registration fee after March 31: $65.00
CEU's $10.00

SMS Session Presentations


Musco Lighting is a big sponsor of the T.A.A.F. / T.R.A.P.S. SMS University