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Amy Fouty, CFSM

Athletic Field Consultant,
The Motz Group

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Serving as Head Groundskeeper at the University of Michigan and Athletic Turf Manager at Michigan State University, Amy developed close relationships and worked directly with the coaches and teams at both programs. With her transition to Assistant Athletic Director for Projects, Facilities, and Operations at Michigan State, the hands-on experiences with activities and programs on campus allowed Amy to continue to grow her high level of understanding of what is important when it comes to optimal field performance. Amy brings with her years of experience in leadership and volunteer positions in various industry trade organizations including the Michigan Turf Managers Association President from 2001-2004 and the Michigan Turfgrass Foundation President in 2018. She has been a STMA Certified Sports Field Manager since 2003 and was the 2012 recipient of the STMA Dick Ericson Founders Award. For the National Sports Turf Managers Association, Amy served on the Board of Directors from 2007 to 2009 as well as various other committees throughout the years including the Ethics, Membership, Bylaws, Organizational Strategic Planning, Scholarship and Chapter Relations committees.