Read articles where our Network of facilities are featured.
The new baseball/softball-focused sports tourism destination expects to welcome 200,000 to 250,000 visitors annually and drive a $17 million direct economic impact in its first year of operation.
Complex in Mississippi scheduled to open summer of 2022
In its seventh year of operation, Rocky Top Sports World welcomed more than 135,700 athletes, spectators, families, and friends to Gatlinburg.
It’s the peak of summer and for many, football might be a thought for the hazy future – but many aren’t the staff of Rocky Top Sports World in Gatlinburg.
The Tennessee venue is operated by Sports Facilities Companies
Recently Named 'Legends Event Center' Slated to Open Fall of 2022
North Central West Virginia’s newest indoor sports and recreation center, The Bridge Sports Complex, has officially opened its doors with a celebration at the end of June.
The fifth football and basketball camp was held at the Highlands Sports Complex in Triadelphia and was headed by Dallas Cowboys Cornerback C.J. Goodwin.
Cathy Garcia is appointed as operational leader at the new baseball complex in Pecos, TX
Halo LAX Announces DII and DIII Showcases for Summer/Fall 2021
Florida company, Halo LAX partners with World Lacrosse to provide in-depth training on the emerging 6V6 lacrosse model
Family-owned business outsources facility operations to National firm
Three venues in the SFM Network were honored in this year’s awards
New management team, staff, and events coming this summer
The City of Morristown celebrated the groundbreaking of their newest recreation and events venue, Morristown Landing.
Construction has continued despite the pandemic, with several venues coming online
Wade Welsh to lead team at the new sports and recreation venue
The program will serve Hillsborough and the surrounding communities "as a haven for all athletes looking to develop their skills."
Leaders from all organizations hosted a panel at US Lacrosse's annual LaxCon Saturday.
Sports Facilities Management (SFM) will manage the new Overland Park, Kansas multisport complex when Bluhawk Sports Park opens in 2022.
Kicking off the inaugural season in January of 2021, Hype Nation will launch events at Cedar Point Sports Center.
The Bridge in Bridgeport is scheduled to open in 2021
Arnold will serve as a liaison between new clients, developments, and the SF Companies.
US Lacrosse has announced that events by Halo LAX, LLC, a subsidiary of the Sports Facilities (SF) Companies, will be sanctioned through their authority as the lacrosse National Governing Body.
SFM plans to roll out the EventConnect platform to new projects in their 16-state SFM Network including Future Legends, a Northern Colorado-based premium multi-sport complex that is slated to open in 2021.
The launch of Halo LAX will see an inaugural season in fall 2020 with three styles of the sport: 6onLAX, D3 Showcase and Club Challenges.
Plenitude Holdings LLC, a real estate investment partnership between Blanchard Entities and Shopoff Realty Investments affiliated entities, announced today that the company has secured a management agreement for The Creek at Dominguez Hills development, with Sports Facilities Management, a national manager of public and privately owned sports centers.
After a competitive RFP process, the City of Morristown, TN has selected the Sports Facilities Management (SFM) as the outsourced operator for their $36 million Community Fitness and Aquatics Center. The 115,000 square-foot facility, designed by Lose Design, is slated to include 4 hardwood courts, 25-yard swimming pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center among other amenities. The facility is scheduled to open to the public in 2022 with membership sales beginning in 2021.
International sports ministry brand has hired Ryan Betscher following national talent search.
Located just minutes from Chicagoland’s Midway Airport, the Village of Bedford Park celebrated the groundbreaking of their newest sports and recreation venue, Midway Central Station. The ceremony took place on July 11 on the plotted site where the event center will be located. Construction has begun on the 116,000 square-foot indoor sports, events and recreation venue and is scheduled to be completed by summer 2021.
COVID 19 is having dramatic impacts across society. Youth and amateur sports facilities are closed in many states and tournaments are canceling or postponing.
On Tuesday, Sports Facilities Management announced that Jamie Cox, a former Alabama resident, will take over as the Panama City Beach Sports Complex’s general manager.
Massive tournament-ready facilities and public-private partnerships have turned the youth sports into a multi-billion-dollar real estate development boom.
The Ballparks of America complex in Branson, Missouri, which features several two-third replicas of Major League Ballparks from years past and present, will be managed by Sports Facilities Management under a new agreement that was reached recently.
Friday marks the start of college baseball season, and eight teams from around the country open play this weekend at the Hoover Met Complex, starting Friday at 1 p.m.
The multi-million dollar complex will house soccer fields, basketball courts, locker rooms and much more.
Panama City Beach youth can hit the turf running this spring with a football league, a lacrosse league, and even a soccer league.
The Panama City Beach Sports Complex has been busy since they opened with big tournaments and events, but now the complex is trying to get the local community involved.
About 300 people attended an unveiling and tip-off ceremony at the newly minted Cedar Point Sports Center on Cleveland Road.
Industry-leading firms forecast facility trends in 2020 and beyond.
After six years of planning and development, the much-anticipated grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Community First Champion Center took place on November 20 in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Students enrolled in area middle schools — the districts of Sandusky, Huron and Perkins — can practice sanctioned sports, like basketball and volleyball, at the Cedar Point Sports Center, on Cleveland Road (U.S. 6) in Sandusky, once the facility opens in January.
A new partnership for Elizabethtown Sports Park became official when a deal was signed Friday between the Sports Facilities Management and Athletx Sports Group.
The indoor Cedar Point Sports Center is a sports event planner’s dream.
The outdoor sports venue opened with sports demonstrations, a festival atmosphere, and a full calendar of events booked for the coming year.
The 'Game-Changing' FRPA Recreation and Parks Impact Calculator Revealed at Annual Conference
Event booking is a key element – no, the key element in sports tourism.
In its fifth year of operation, Rocky Top Sports World delivered a $42.3 million economic impact to the city and other parts of Sevier County.
ACA Hoops gets a new look online and partners with industry leader partner, Sports Facilities Management.
Sports Facilities Management LLC, of Clearwater, Florida will be responsible for operations and management of the facility, County Administrator Greg Stewart told OCDA members at their meeting Monday. The company also will be responsible for organizing and scheduling travel tournaments at the complex.
Buffalo Rock will be the exclusive supplier of non-alcoholic beverages at the Panama City Beach Sports Complex.
Civic Park, opening in Eugene, OR in 2020, partners with community recreation and sports tourism powerhouse, Sports Facilities Management.
As a $17 billion industry, sports tourism is projected to hit $29 billion
On Friday, July 19, Sports Facilities Advisory (SFA) founder and CEO, Dev Pathik, appeared on CNBC's 'The Exchange' to discuss the continued 'boom' in youth sports tourism.
The youth travel sports industry is worth $17 billion. Dev Pathik, founder and CEO of Sports Facilities Advisory, breaks down how the facilities, hotel and tourism industries benefit from the growth of travel sports.
Hundreds of teams and coaches played and stayed in Hoover, AL over the four-day tournament.
Hoover's Met Complex was projected to bring in about fourteen-million dollars in economic impact for the first eight months of this year - it more than doubled that, at thirty-one million.
Panama City Beach’s new Sports Complex, managed by Sports Facilities Management (SFM), opens today, July 8.
The Hoover Met Complex, managed by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), hosted ‘Kulture Ball’, an annual fundraiser to help raise awareness and funds for children on the autism spectrum.
Lemak Health, the central Alabama based group of sports medicine physicians and orthopedic surgeons, has made a powerful investment in Hoover’s youth through their sponsorship with The Hoover Met Complex. The tournament and local recreation facility, operated by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), will utilize a portion of Lemak Health’s sponsorship dollars to create over 3000 hours of free and reduced play for underprivileged local children through the SFM Access program.
The Hoover Met Complex, managed by The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), recently hosted the largest crowd to date at the 2019 SEC Baseball Tournament. More than 160,000 people attended the tournament in Hoover, AL which produced an estimated $15 million in economic impact.
In response to industry growth, the leading outsourced management group, the Sports Facilities Management (SFM), has announced the launch of the SFM Network, the largest and fastest growing network of sports tourism facilities in the United States.
SFM CEO and Founder Jason Clement will be speaking at the CSEF on May 16th, 2019. This follows the company's recent launch of the SFM Network at the National Association of Sports Commissions annual conference by Clement, featured speaking engagement at the Association of Chief Executives for Sport (ACES) by SFM Co-Founder Dev Pathik, and a best practices session at the US Indoor Sports Association Conference in Milwaukee, WI by SFA & SFM partner, Eric Sullivan.
The National Association of Sports Commissions recently announced the appointment of J.D. Wood, General Manager of the Sports Facilities Management (SFM) managed facility, Panama City Beach Sports Complex.
SFM Leaders presented at a well-attended session at the National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) Symposium in Knoxville, Tennessee
Sports Facilities Management Partner and US Indoor Advisory Board Member, Eric Sullivan to present at the 19th Annual Conference
The project is a partnership between Perfect Game, developer Wolverine Interests, LLC, Sports Facility Advisory and Sports Facilities Management (SFA|SFM) and the City of Hutto, with $800 million planned in private investment. The first phases of the project are expected to open Memorial Day 2021.
Jessica Vanco promoted to National Account Executive for Sports Facilities Management
General Manager of Rocky Top Sports World, Lori Moore, Promoted to Account Executive of the Industry Leading Professional Facility Management Firm
State-of-the-art Indoor Sports Facility managed by industry-leader Sports Facilities Management (SFM) reveals new name and brand
In the 2018 fiscal year, The Hoover Met Complex out-performed both projected economic impact numbers and budget allocations. The state-of-the-art facility, managed by Sports Facilities Management, created $14.86 million in total economic impact from out of town visitor spending and local events.
Caitlyn is a dynamic human resources professional with experience leading human resource processes for a 1,400-member company. Caitlyn’s ability to guide a workforce of high performers is instrumental to her role as Human Resources Business Partner at Sports Facilities Companies.
At SFC, Caitlyn works one on one with SF Network venues and our home office as a dedicated resource for their recruitment requirements. She manages the applicant tracking system and trainings, ensuring successful candidate pools for each venue.
Caitlyn identifies training needs and creates/procures a professional development curriculum. She also monitors training programs to ensure that training objectives are accomplished. In addition, she ensures regulatory compliance with legal requirements pertinent to employee management are met.
Since joining SFC, Caitlyn has increased candidate engagement with our application process from 65 to over 80 percent.
Sports Facilities Management assessed all aspects of Elizabethtown’s (KY) existing sports and recreation assets, particularly the E-Town Sports Park and made recommendations of best practices for driving economic impact through events, tournaments, and recreation programming.