Kevin Malone

Certified Sports Field Manager

Kevin re-joined The LandTek Group, Inc. in July, 2011 in the position of Certified Sports Field Manager. Kevin has been in the grounds maintenance and athletic field industry for over 30 years, and has an extensive background in all facets of athletic field maintenance and construction, facility management, and horticulture.

Kevin began working as Grounds Manager for Adelphi University in 1987, where he was in charge of all aspects of ground and athletic field maintenance for their 75 acre campus.

After leaving Adelphi in 1997, Kevin went on to manager the roads and grounds at Stony Brook University, There, he managed outside operations on an 1,100 acre campus, including the hospital grounds and several additional off-campus properties. Kevin was directly involved in the development of the campus grounds, which included the academic mall landscaping and several athletic field construction projects. In addition, he coordinated the hosting of several high profile events held on the school’s natural fields, including the practice site for the Greek National team for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, and several NCAA Division I. soccer playoff games.

In March 2001, Kevin joined The LandTek Group, Inc. as Certified Sports Field Manager. In his duties, Kevin managed and developed the sales of athletic field construction and renovation to various universities, public and private schools, municipalities, and athletic organizations. Kevin also performed regular site visits, assisted in the preparation of estimates, and was essential in implementing turf maintenance programs for his clients.

In 2006, Kevin accepted a position as Manager of Baker Field Athletic Complex at Columbia University. His responsibilities included managing all outdoor athletic facilities, including the tennis center and boat house. While with Columbia, Kevin oversaw many large-scale projects, including the conversion of Rocco B. Commisso Soccer Stadium, both projects being a conversion from natural grass to a synthetic FieldTurf playing surface.

Kevin works closely with school districts and universities, helping them develop turf maintenance programs, as well as field renovations. His expertise has allowed LandTek to stay at the leading edge of technology and innovation in the natural grass industry.

Professional Profile:
• Stony Brook University, Stony Brook New York
• Columbia University, New York, New York
• Adelphi University, Garden City, New York
• Natural Field Installation and Maintenance for various public and private school districts across Long Island

Professional Affiliations:
• Sports Turf Managers Association
• New York State Turfgrass Association
• Sports Field Managers Association of New Jersey