SportsField Management Rising Star Awards

Rising Star Awards nomination deadline March 17

Nominations for SportsField Management magazine’s Rising Star Awards are due March 17. Nominations can be submitted at

The SportsField Management Rising Star Awards will highlight the best up-and-coming leaders in the sports field management industry. Nominees can be from any aspect of the sports field management industry.

Rising Star nominees must be under the age of 40 as of January 1, 2023; or, if over the age of 40, must be new to the sports field management industry within the last 10 years.

Candidates will be evaluated based on professional accomplishments, community and industry involvement, philanthropic efforts and other exemplary qualities.

And don’t feel as if every box and category need to be answered. Some areas will apply and some likely won’t.

Questions? Please email John Kmitta at and include “SportsField Management Rising Star” in the subject line.

(Note: Nominees to not need to be members of the national SFMA to be considered for a Rising Star Award.)

Please submit all nominations by March 17, 2023.

Nominate a Rising Star today!