Sports Facility Companies (SFC) Recognized as 2022 Innovative HR Team by Human Resource Director Magazine


The TampaThe New York-based company represents more than 1,500 employees at 35 locations.

CLEARWATER, Florida., June 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Sports Facility Companies (SFC) announces that it has won the distinction as the 2022 HR Innovative Team by Human Resource Director (HRD) magazine. The award recognizes companies that break with tradition to advance the HR profession through technology integration, strategy execution or creativity. The SFC department is headed by the newly appointed Vice President Tami Swanson and its dedicated team, which supports more than 1,500 employees in 35 locations.

“We have a unique business as operators of sports and recreation facilities, and our brand is at the forefront of the industry,” Swanson said. “As we grow, innovation is practically a requirement. We don’t just want to serve our current employees, but pave the way and put systems in place for the next generation of the SFC team.”

SFC’s award recognizes significant initiatives such as the implementation of an HRIS system that provides electronic orientation, benefits administration, payroll, tax compliance, and mobile and web versions of Time & Labor. It is also possible to communicate with team members from the scheduler and customize notifications for all team members. The team led the implementation of CCC’s Applicant Tracking System to include electronic greetings, interview questions, assessments, offer letters, background checks and drug screening ordering, and more.

“Our HR team’s focus is to support the growing needs of our 35+ field teams, our Clearwater (FL) headquarters, recruiting and onboarding new positions. It’s all been a key to our growth,” said SFC’s COO. Officer Dave Prichett. “Under Tami’s leadership, the HR team integrated technology and processes to increase production, deliver significant cost savings and help us scale.”

Sports Equipment Companies are professional services companies that provide both turnkey and à la carte planning services (feasibility studies, financial forecasts), development services (owner representation, procurement) and management services (outsourced operation, operational development) for sports, leisure, event and entertainment facilities. Since their inception in 2003, the sports facility companies have served more than 2,000 communities and currently operate more than 35 properties in 17 states, welcoming more than 25 million visitors annually.

“We are currently recruiting for positions in 17 states for operators, marketers, event staff and general managers as well as positions in our Clearwater, Florida-based at corporate headquarters,” Swanson said. “We have an incredible opportunity for people who want to work in sport and make a difference in their community. Our opportunities for career advancement, leadership development and personal growth accompany us as we grow.”

SFC recently announced three internal promotions for critical roles in facility operations. West roomcurrent CEO of Cedar Point Sports Centerwas promoted to account manager, overseeing the operation of several properties in the Great Lakes region. Justin Kijowski will advance their leadership role from Director of Operations to General Manager of the same facility. Todd Yanceyformerly of Ballparks of America and current General Manager of the iconic Elizabethtown Sports Parkhas been promoted to account executive and will oversee operations for several properties in the Midwest.

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About sports facility companies

Sports Facility Companies (SFCs) provide outsourced management and development services for community sports, recreation, wellness and event facilities. SFC provides comprehensive solutions to community leaders, municipalities, convention and visitor bureaus, and developers, including master planning, program planning, feasibility, development oversight, construction management, and construction services. professional management. The SF Network consists of over 30 managed venues and 1,500 team members serving over 25 million annual guests while producing over $250 million of economic impact each year. To learn more, visit and


Ashley Whittaker

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