A sports turf manager maintains an athletic field of a school, community or other institution.
The minimum education requirement is a certificate. Some employers may prefer an 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 turf manager was $36,292, according to Salary.com. For more information, visit Study.com's Sports Turf Manager 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 about the person responsible for keeping the Spartan Stadium's turf in pristine condition, Amy Fouty.
Watch head groundskeeper of the Baltimore Orioles, Nicole Sherry talk about why she loves her job.