Louisville Bats/ Louisville City FC Grounds Intern

Overview:

The Louisville Slugger Field Internship is designed to provide a supervised work experience for students or recent graduates to build their expertise and proficiency in turf and athletic field management, as well as enhance their problem solving abilities. Louisville Slugger Field is the home to the Louisville Bats, a Triple-A baseball team, and Louisville City FC, a Tier 2 soccer team.

Interns will work both baseball and soccer games and will be expected to assist in the field transition each time. The two sport internship provides a unique experience to learn the intricacies for two different professional sports. We want to expose students and recent grads to the practical side of sports field management, and provide a well-rounded, all-inclusive experience. This program can be very demanding. This is a paid position that does not provide for housing, travel, or relocation expenses.

Duties:

  • Assist in the implementation of the field and landscape’s fertility program.
  • Assist in the implementation of aerification, topdressing, overseeding, vertical mowing, etc.
  • Clay work: mounds, home plate, infield skin, and warning track
  • Aid in irrigation repairs and system tuning.
  • Assist in the implementation of all cultural practices necessary to maintain the landscape areas at the highest level possible.
  • Assist in field conversions between two sports
  • Tarp Management and weather situations
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

To apply for this job email your details to afink@batsbaseball.com