Are you a current college student or recent graduate with a major in Sports Turf Management that wants to work in Minor League Baseball? The Minor League Baseball Sports Turf Camp presented by Brickman Sports Turf Services is your chance to get a foot in the door and learn the basics of what it takes to be a Sports Turf Manager. Speakers for clinic include Brickman Sports Turf Services President Murray Cook, Head Groundskeeper of Durham Athletic Park Josh Marden, CSFM and Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Operations Manager Kevin Moses. Below is a summary of what topics will be covered, each of which will help you become a better Sports Turf Manager, as well as leave you with a better understanding of what baseball field preparation entails.


Monday, March 29


11:00-12:00 Registration and Welcome Presentation


1:00-2:15 Mound, Plate, and Infield Preparation


2:15-2:30 Break


2:30-3:45 Laying Out Playing Field


3:45-4:00 Break


4:00-5:00 Dealing with Rain


5:00-6:00 Dinner Served at Durham Athletic Park


6:00-7:00 Field Painting


Tuesday, March 30


7:00-7:30 Breakfast Served at Durham Athletic Park


7:30-10:30 Field Preparation for 1pm Virginia State vs. NCCU Game


10:30-11:00 Morning Break


11:00-11:45 Break-Down Batting Practice


12:15-1:00 Preparation of Field for Game


1:00-1:30 Lunch Served at MiLB – Durham Operations Office


1:30-2:30 Educational Session on Making the Most of an Internship


2:30-3:30 Educational Session on Seeking Employment


3:30-5:00 Post-game Field Repair following Virginia State vs. NCCU game


5:00-5:30 Post-clinic Wrap-up, Event Conclusion


Upon completion of the course an email will be sent to each Minor League Baseball team and league indicating your participation in this camp.


For questions email durhamathleticpark@milb.com or call 919-225-7526


 

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