The Institute


The Institute of SportsField Management is the industry’s hub promoting field safety and the sports field profession at large. A comprehensive collection of resources covering all aspects of operations is available to match the growing responsibilities of STMA members, as they advance to facility managers. From technical resources covering natural turfgrass and synthetic surfaces to professional development and management resources, the Institute promotes a shared vision by contributing best practices and insights for the greater good.

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Hot Topic: COVID-19 Resources

STMA is here to help you with resources to respond to challenges regarding COVID-19 on our Route to Recovery page.

New Releases:

SportsField Management is conducting interviews with sports field managers and how they are approaching their route to recovery. Access the interview here.

Watch the most recent Town Hall Meeting on how our baseball field managers are handling the shut down.

Featured Education

Conference Education Sessions

STMA records the education sessions that occur at the annual conference each year.  2019 featured a vast array of topics that can help you better manage your sports fields, facilities, employees, and personal wellness.  The recorded sessions are available for free.


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Sessions from the 2018 conference are also available by clicking HERE.

Safety and Maintenance Checklists

Field maintenance may be suspended or limited depending on your location due to COVID-19.  STMA has safety and maintenance checklists available for you to utilize when fields become accessible.  Use these resources to be sure turfgrass and non-turfgrass areas at your facility are safe for athletes to return to play.

Baseball/Softball Safety and Maintenance Checklist

Football/Soccer Safety and Maintenance Checklist