A sports groundskeeper maintains an athletic field of a school, community or other institution.
The minimum education requirement is a certificate, Associate's, or Bachelor's degree.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In December 2018, the median yearly salary for a sports groundskeeper was $36,292, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Sports Groundskeeper Profile.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
- American Society for Horticultural Science
- National Turfgrass Federation
- Professional Grounds Management Society
- Sports Turf Managers Association
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Learn what Nicole Sherry of the Baltimore Orioles does as the head sports groundskeeper.