Posts Tagged ‘Professional Level’

Sports Recruiting

April 27th, 2010



Sports recruiting deals a lot with college sports camps, scholarships relocations, and professional level playing in a particular sport. Sports recruiter personnel and agencies have dedicated, secure, and easy to access homepages that make available sufficient information on academic and athletic requirements and scholarships. These web sites also offer promotional management to athletes, teams and sports organizations. Some sports recruiting web sites are comprised of testimonials, a description of the service, and FAQs.

There are sports recruiting agencies that provide resume services to high school athletes who want to submit applications for athletic college scholarships. Many sports recruiting websites and agencies provide model profiles, message forums, and recommendations from athletes and coaches. Several sports recruiting agencies also offer online registration for scholarships and jobs.

Sports recruiting also involves direct promotion of student athletes to college sports programs. There are a number of sports recruiting agencies that allow the users to search for prospective coaches or athletes, free of cost on their web sites.

Many sports recruitment agencies have the experience of both sports and recruitment, and, hence, they are ideal to offer advice and help with career development in sports. These sports recruiting agencies also have an increasing database of candidates and they can provide their clients with a swift response to any vacancy. They have the ability to locate candidates for specific requirements, through their long established network in sports or through strategic advertising.

Individuals with the ability to meet the demands of the modern sport arena are in short supply. Sport-recruiting agencies are a very good option, as they can take on specific assignments and support organizational needs in a flexible and cost-effective manner.

By: Peter Emerson

Use technical expertise for construction of sports facilities

September 1st, 2009

Sports facilities construction not only includes the installation of sports surfaces, but also other  accompanying equipment and accessories like installation of fences, floodlighting, fixed sports equipment, electronic scoreboards, air supported structures, and many others.

Special technical expertise is required for sports facilities construction because different sports facilities require sports surfaces to be prepared to different specifications depending upon their use. For example, sports facilities that are to be used as Multi-use Games Areas will have to take into consideration the requirements of all the sports to be played on the pitch as compared to single-purpose sports facilities or indoor sports halls.

In case of outdoor sports facilities, the process of construction begins with the inspection of the site. Then follows the excavation of the ground. Care is taken that the base layers are installed in a way that they offer a stable foundation and serve as an effective shock pad. The drainage aspect, which is one of the most important requirements of these artificial sports surfaces is also kept in mind.

Artificial athletics tracks also have to adhere to some specifications. These surfaces are made from an impermeable double compound known as polyurethane which allows better drainage, whilst making the surface uniform and durable. Fibrous rubber granules are blended with polyurethane binders in a special machine. The mixture is then installed at full depth using special equipment. Such athletics tracks are slip resistant and therefore minimise the chances of fall.

Synthetic sports surfaces can vary in their playing characteristics and this is why artificial turf is available in a wide range of pile lengths. Whilst shorter pile is meant for sports played at the professional level, longer pile length may be preferred for recreational sports. All the installation is undertaken conforming to the I.A.A.F guidelines.

Sports facilities include not just outdoor sports facilities, but also indoor games or other activities. Flooring is the most important feature of any indoor sports facility and the choice of flooring depends on the purpose for which the hall is used.  The appropriate flooring is installed depending on the specific activities or multi-functional uses, including social events.

Sprung floors installed in a sports hall offer a premium playing surface whilst reducing the risk of injury and premature fatigue. These floors are durable and easy to maintain.  On the other hand, the hardwood flooring requires multi-layer construction with a durable coating finish. Where a standard seamless surface is required, a polyurethane wetpour surface is laid onto a bonded prefabricated rubber base. Another advantage about this type of flooring is that they are available  in a range of colours which is useful, not just for aesthetic appeal, but also when considering such factors as ball visibility, light reflectivity etc.




By: Stanley Degeorgio

Sports Facilities Construction: Requires Special Expertise

August 10th, 2009

Special technical expertise is required for sports facilities construction and installation of equipment related to different sports. Different sports facilities require sports pitches to be prepared to different specifications depending upon their use. For instance, sports facilities to be used as Multi-use Games Areas will have to take into consideration the requirements of all the sports to be played on the pitch as compared to single-purpose sports facilities or indoor sports halls.

In case of outdoor sports facilities, the process of construction begins with a site inspection followed by excavation of the ground. The base layers are installed in a way as to offer a stable foundation and to serve as an effective shock pad. Good drainage is one of the most important requirements of these sports pitches.

Synthetic sports surfaces can vary in their playing characteristics depending upon the requirements of the sports to be played on them. This is the reason why artificial turf is available in a range of pile lengths. While shorter pile is meant for sports played at the professional level, longer pile length may be preferred for recreational sports. An expert firm, based on your requirements, can install a 30mm pile or a 20mm pile. The most important thing in this regard is to conform to the I.A.A.F guidelines for installations.

A professional firm, specialised in manufacturing and installing artificial grass, also offers a choice of colours of artificial turf. For instance, you may go for one colour blade artificial pitch to the ones that feature two colour or multi-coloured tufted blade.

Outdoor athletics tracks with artificial surfaces also require the expertise of a professional firm for their construction.  Athletic tracks should be slip resistant so as to minimise chances of falls to athletes. These surfaces, in most cases, are made from an impermeable double compound polyurethane system which allows for better drainage, whilst making the surface uniform and durable. Fibrous rubber granules are blended with polyurethane binders in a special machine. The mixture is then installed at full depth using special equipment.

The construction of indoor sports halls would benefit from a complete design and advisory service with budget proposals. Therefore, services of a professional firm may be sought.  Multi-coloured markings on the sports surface are an integral part of a sports facility used as an indoor sports hall or a Multi-use Games Area, where a variety of sports are played.

Sports facilities construction  not only includes the installation of  sports surfaces, but also other important services such as installation of fences, fixed sports equipment, floodlighting, electronic scoreboards, air supported structures, and much  more. Many leading companies in this field do not only offer the services of sports facilities construction, but also that of sports surface maintenance.




By: Steve Nelson