Sports Specific

Here you will find information relevant to each specific sport.

Baseball
Field Hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Track and Field
Websites



Baseball 
Important Information for Minor League Baseball Executives
Field Dimensions:

High School / College / Professional
Little League
Little League Pitcher's Mound and Home Plate Area

Mound Building & Home Plate Maint. and Infield Maint. DVDs


larry divitoJoin former Washington Nationals Head Groundskeeper Larry Divito (left) and Seattle Mariners Head Groundskeeper Bob Christofferson (right) in this 27 minute video as they walk you through how to correctly rebuild and maintain your facility's pitchers mound at a Major League level. Spanish version included. 
If you are an STMA member, you can access the videos for free here.




Additional Resources:
Baseball Research - Penn State University
Baseball/Softball Safety and Maintenance Checklist
Management of Skin Infields (you must be an STMA member to view this resource)
Baseball Field Layout and Construction - North Carolina State University
Sports Turf Advantage: Baseball/Softball - University of Missouri

Baseball Presentations featured at STMA Conferences:
2014 - Infield Maintenance at Overbrook HS: Working With What We Have – Rich Watson
2014 - Complete Baseball Field Renovation – Keith Winter
2013 - STMA 114 - Infield Soils: The Science Behind the Art Norman Hummel, Ph.D.
2013 - STMA 118 - Infield Mixes A-Z Bill Deacon, Eric Blanton, Josh Turnour, Luke Yoder, Grant McKnight 
2013 - STMA 205 - Applying MLB Practices to Low Budget Facilities Eric Blanton, Bill Deacon
2013 - STMA 216 - K-16 Baseball Field Maintenance & Renovation With Limited Resources. - Jim Reiner 
2012 - The Science of Skin Infields - Clayton Hubbs, Barney Lopas, Grant Trenbeath
2012 - Infield Skin Maintenance from Little League to the Pros - Bill Deacon
2012 - Paying Attention to Detail – Yearly Management at PETCO Park - Luke Yoder
2012 - Understanding Pitching and Mound Maintenance at the College and Professional Level - Larry DiVito
2011 - The Good, the Bad, and the Dirty: Anatomy of an Infield Skin Paul Zwaska, Grant McKnight, Tom Burns



Field Hockey

Field Dimensions

Additional Resources:
Sports Turf Advantage: LaCrosse/Field Hockey - University of Missouri
 


Football 
Field Dimensions:
High School

College
Professional

Additional Resources:
Football/Soccer Safety and Maintenance Checklist
Football Practice Techniques that Help Minimize Field Wear
Sports Turf Advantage: Football/Soccer/Rugby - University of Missouri

Bulletins that have been translated:
Spanish - Lista de Seguridad y Mantencion de Los Campos de Futbol y Futbol Americano


Lacrosse

Field Dimensions
Men's and Women's Field Diagrams

Additional Resources:
Sports Turf Advantage: LaCrosse/Field Hockey - University of Missouri


Rugby
Field Dimensions

Additional Resources:
Sports Turf Advantage: Football/Soccer/Rugby - University of Missouri


Soccer

Field Dimensions

US Youth Soccer Small-Sided Games Resources

Additional Resources:
Football/Soccer Safety and Maintenance Checklist
STMA's Guide to International Soccer Pitch Maintenance
Sports Turf Advantage: Football/Soccer/Rugby - University of Missouri

Bulletins that have been translated:
Portuguese - Guia Internacional STMA para a Manutencao de Campos de Futebol
Spanish - Guia de la STMA para la mantencion de campos de futbol internacional  
Spanish -
Lista de Seguridad y Mantencion de Los Campos de Futbol y Futbol Americano


Softball

Field Dimensions

Additional Resources:
Baseball/Softball Safety and Maintenance Checklist
Sports Turf Advantage: Baseball/Softball - University of Missouri


Track and Field

Field Dimensions:

400M Track
400M Event
Track/Playing Field Configuration
Shot Put Pad
Suggested Discus/Hammer Cage
Javelin Runway
Pole Vault Landing Area
Long Jump/Triple Jump Pit Plan
High Jump Detail


Websites

Pioneer Athletics Field Dimensions
 
Sports Know How 


International Resources

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