New York City Football Club
LandTek Breaks Ground at NYCFC Orangeburg, NY Practice Facility, Named ‘Official Pitch Supplier’
In a groundbreaking ceremony on July 27, LandTek and the New York City Football Club announced a partnership between the two organizations, in which LandTek has been named the “Official Pitch Supplier” of New York city Football Club.
The partnership will see LandTek construct a new, permanent training facility for NYCFC at CFA NY, located in Orangeburg, NY. The facility will consist of one-and-a-half regulation sized grass pitch, as well as team offices and other amenities.
LandTek’s relationship with NYCFC has gone back to the earliest days of the football club, with LandTek Certified Sports Field Managers Kevin Malone and Chris Fox testing the pitch at NYCFC’s home field, Yankee Stadium. In addition, LandTek has constructed and maintained the current practice facility for NYCFC, located st SUNY Purchase.
There is a great deal of excitement within both parties for the partnership. “We are proud to partner with NYCFC as they continue to enhance soccer and create state-of-the-art sports facilities in New York” said John Sulinski, LandTek COO. “Their success in MLS and commitment to develop their club, academy and affiliated youth programs have had a positive impact in the soccer community.”
“We are exited to extend our partnership with LandTek and begin construction at the soon-to-open CFA NY. LandTek is a leader in the sports facilities industry and has terrific experience, espisically here in New York” said Jon Patricof, NYCFC President. “CFA NY is a milestone for NYCFC and we are confident we have the right partner to help us create a help us create a first-class facility and grow our investment in New York.”