Sports Ground Management - A Complete Guide
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All sports persons and players, at whatever level, need quality surfaces on which to play, and constructing, preparing and maintaining surfaces are all essential tasks carried out by professional groundspersons. However, although looking after the playing surfaces is of crucial importance, the modern sports ground manager requires a large range of other skills and knowledge. There are resources to manage, events to organize and run, and a myriad of legislative and regulatory requirements to cope with.
Topics covered: The essential elements of sports ground management and administration Procurement, contract management, strategy, management plans and performance standards Event management and health and safety Sports ground construction, development and resourcing Mechanization, material and equipment management The construction and maintenance of many different kinds of sports pitches and surfaces including winter games pitches, bowling greens, croquet lawns, cricket pitches, tennis courts, horse racing tracks, polo fields, synthetic turf pitches and athletics tracks Guidance concerning landscape, environmental and waste management
Foreword by Alan PennRRP: £25