Andrew McNitt, Ph.D.
Dr. Andy McNitt started A. McNitt Co. in 1997.  The soil physical properties lab specializes in turfgrass rootzone design and testing for golf courses and athletic field projects and has been the lab of choice for many notable projects including PGA Tour golf courses, Major and Minor League ballparks, and NFL practice and game facilities.  A. McNitt Co. has always strived to provide accurate, reasonably priced soil testing along with prompt customer service to aid in your decision making process.  These ideals continue as A. McNitt Co. has now evolved into A. McNitt & SerenSoil Testing, LLC.  

Dr. McNitt is a Professor of Soil Science-Turfgrass at Penn State University where he has worked for over 30 years researching the construction and maintenance of golf and athletic turf.  For more information about Andy, click here.

Thomas Serensits, M.S.

Tom is currently the Manager of Penn State's Center for Sports Surface Research. After receiving a Bachelor's Degree in Turfgrass Science from Penn State in 2001, Tom began a three-year stint working as the Assistant Sportsfield Manager for the Philadelphia Eagles.  He then moved on to a position as a research technician focusing on weed control at Virginia Tech's Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center.  


In 2006, Tom came back to Penn State to begin his post-graduate education and earned a Master's Degree in 2008.  Tom is also the coordinator of the NFL independent gameday playing surface testing program.  For more information about Tom, click here.

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