Sports Turf Institute Apprenticeship

About the Apprenticeship

The apprenticeship will help prepare the participants for a future career in the turf grass industry. Apprentices will work in the day-to-day Sports Turf Maintenance operation at SoccerPlex guided by Maryland SoccerPlex Field Maintenance Standards. Apprentices will also receive classroom education & participate in on-field research trials.

Time Requirements:

  • 1 full calendar year
    • 2000+ hours on field supervised “specialty” work
    • 160 hours of classroom instruction

Application Time:

The application for this program is currently closed, check back soon to see when our next round of apprenticeships will open.


Meet our Current Apprentices!

Nicolette Cooper: Click here to read her bio!

Gerson Cedillos: Click here to read his bio!

Kevin Alexander: Click here to read his bio!

Melissa Sibrian: Click here to read her bio!