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April 5th 2022

How FieldTurf & the MFCA helped Change Football in Minnesota

With over 200 completed artificial turf projects in Minnesota, FieldTurf has long been the trusted choice in the land of 10,000 lakes. FieldTurf and the Minnesota Football Coaches Association have been partners for over 15 years, and through the relationship together, have greatly helped give back to youth athletes and communities in the region.

“What we love about our partnership with the Minnesota Football Coaches Association is that you can concretely see the impact you’re making.” Said Eric Daliere, President – Tarkett North America & Tarkett Sports. “We both share an immense passion for the game of football and a mission to help youth athletes and coaches. We’re proud to continue our longstanding partnership with the MFCA.”

Brian Kramer, FieldTurf’s Regional Sales Manager in Minnesota, was recently awarded the Ron Stolski Partnership Award from the Minnesota Football Coaches Association. The award celebrates sponsor companies and individuals that demonstrate notable involvement, dedication and an enduring relationship with the MFCA.

"For the past decade and a half, FieldTurf has been the turf of choice of Minnesota High Schools. FieldTurf 's seasoned, professional approach to each and every project from planning to installation, and follow-up, enhances school facilities and ensures games can be played safely in all weather conditions. Moreover, as the first round of the State Championship playoffs begin in early November, there are enough turf sites available throughout our state to further ensure qualifying schools can enjoy the benefit of a great playing surface. The MFCA is proud to salute FieldTurf and the shared values the enduring relationship both entities have forged." Said Ron Stolski, Executive Director, Minnesota Football Coaches Association.

The partnership with the MFCA and fellow associations across the country are a part of FieldTurf’s “Better Tomorrow” Program, which aims to help Make A Difference for youth athletes across North America. The program helps support renowned organization Good Sports, who has already helped serve millions of kids by donating the necessary equipment to get them in the game. Learn more here.

FieldTurf surfaces help unite communities, forge teammates and friendships, teach essential life-lessons, and offer youth athletes the opportunity to strive for greatness.

In the NFL, FieldTurf is the trusted choice of 11 teams. The Falcons, Giants, Jets, Lions, Panthers, Patriots and Seahawks both play and practice on FieldTurf while the Buccaneers, Eagles, Packers, Steelers, practice on FieldTurf.

In the NCAA, over 1500 programs trust FieldTurf of which includes powerhouse football programs Michigan, Notre Dame, Utah and Oregon to name a few.

In Minnesota, the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities & Duluth), Minnesota State University (Moorhead & Mankato), Concordia University, University of St. Thomas, College of Saint Benedict, The College of St. Scholastica, Winona State University, Augsburg University, Gustavus Adolphus College and Macalester College play on FieldTurf, to name a few. Learn why FieldTurf is the leading choice for football here.

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