SCG Fields

About

Our Message

As majority owner of SCGfields, we are proud of the tradition and history of the team we have assembled. Our group has experience in building fields for over 50 years. We are committed to providing Athletic Fields in a first class manner and we provide customers with great value for the commitment they make to us. We stand behind our work product as a team of professionals and have warranties for our work and products that are second to none.

I want to personally thank you for considering our team, whom I consider to be the finest field builders in the United States.

Sincerly,

D. Michael Sherman
Chairman + CEO

OUR STORY

 

Professional, collegiate and high school teams across the country have contracted SCG to contribute to the history of their legendary programs. Our clients include one-fourth of National Football League teams, one-fifth of Major League Baseball teams and scores of other top-tier collegiate and high school teams. Each experienced our unparalleled level of precision and performance as we built their fields of dreams.

SCGfields, LLC is a sports field specialty construction contractor that handles all phases of natural and synthetic turf jobs for professional, collegiate, and high school facilities, from excavation and sub base through installation and maintenance. Our credentials are unparalleled and for years, legendary sports facilities have depended on SCGfields’s expertise and long-standing track record. We are one of the nation’s most trusted sources for superior quality construction of highly engineered natural grass and synthetic turf sports fields.

Understanding construction, and the importance of building foundations that last, has given SCGfields the opportunity to grow and evolve our company into a powerhouse in the sports construction industry. Every field that we design and build is created to your standard. From the materials we choose to the techniques we employ, every decision we make is based on your unique requirements. Only our customers’ best interests are being served; as an advocate to our customer, no manufacturer, contractor, will stand in the way of allowing SCGfields to exceed your expectations in every way.

Our Affiliates

Our People

D. Michael Sherman
Chief Executive Officer

Mike, is the majority owner of SCG fields, LLC,. Mike became familiar with the company when SCGfields was still S.W. Franks, and became a longtime friend and advisor to the Franks Family. He has a long history in the insurance industry - over 40 years’ experience. He received his B.A. from Alma College, and his M.B.A from Baldwin Wallace. He is currently a member of IIAA and CIAB, and a former President of the Insurance Board of Greater Cleveland. Mike is actively involved in management and strategic direction of the firm.

Joe Smith, Esq
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer

Direct Line: 440.397.4930
Email: jsmith@scgfields.com

Joe has had over 30 years of experience as an accountant and a lawyer managing a variety of complex business situations. His experience range has been with small and large companies. He has worked with both for profit and not for profit entities. Over the years his client's have engaged his services as a trusted business partner that can also serve as a business "quarterback" operating and maneuvering their businesses through financial and legal challenges. Joe leads day to day operations of the firm striving for efficiency and profitable growth.

Paul Franks
President

Paul is known in the industry as the Godfather of turf. Paul has developed respect with all the key players in the industry because of his deep knowledge and valuable experience. He is called on by many firms to consult and render his opinion as to the intricacies in field installation and development. Paul is one of the pioneers in the sports field construction industry, working with elite sports organizations like the New York Yankees, Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Ravens and many more. Paul heads up all Business Development, Marketing and Sales at SCG fields.

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