• 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.




2024 TAAF/TRAPSSMS Universitypresented by MUSCO
Certification Guidelines


2024TAAF/TRAPS SMS University Agenda


SMS Brochure(coming soon)



April 24-25, 2024

Waxahachie, TX


Spring Meetings General Agenda



Will offer 1st year of certification, 2nd year of certification or renewal of certification




SMS Session Presentations


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