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Sports Facilities Management (SFM) Promotes Award-Winning General Manager To National Leadership Team

May 20, 2019

Lori Moore
The Sports Facilities Management (SFM), the chosen operator for many of the nation’s premier sports tourism facilities, has promoted Rocky Top Sports World General Manager, Lori Moore to National Account Executive. Moore has been an influential leader in the SFM roster and the new position will allow her to assist communities around the country in achieving the same success produced at Rocky Top Sports World.

In her new role, Moore will oversee facilities currently in the SFM National Network, onboard new facilities in the firm’s growing portfolio, and continue to provide leadership for Rocky Top Sports World. Gatlinburg City Manager Cindy Cameron Ogle congratulated Moore and remarked “We are very pleased that Lori is able to take advantage of this professional opportunity while continuing to be based in Sevier County and remaining heavily involved with Rocky Top Sports World.”She will also lead the firm’s ‘Access Program’with the mission of improving access to youth sports opportunities for all –regardless of socio-economic status. As the firm manages Moore’s transition, a nation-wide search is underway to replace her for Rocky Top’s General Manager position.

“Our complex continues to reach new heights in sports tourism and that success is a direct result of Lori’s leadership and the efforts of our team”said Sevier County Mayor Larry Waters. Gatlinburg Mayor Mike Werner added: “Lori Moore and the SFM team have made Rocky Top Sports World super successful and we are excited about this opportunity and her new position.”

SFM’s portfolio is expected to expand by an additional 10-15 venues in the next several years. SFM’s growth is in direct correlation with the surge in the youth travel sports industry, which is

expected to double in size from $15 billion to $30 billion in 2022-2025. The Sports Facilities Management (SFM) SFM National Network is currently the largest manager single network of sports tourism complexes in the country –including venues, partners, recruits, and events If you are interested in joining the industry-leading SFM team, find open positions here:

Sports Facilities Management, LLC (SFM) and Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC (SFA) are both headquartered in Clearwater, Florida. SFA, founded in 2003, has produced more than $10 Billion in institutional-grade financial forecasts for youth and amateur sports complexes, while SFM provides industry-leading, results-driven management solutions for sports, fitness, recreation and event venues, nationwide. Since 2015, SFM-managed venues have hosted more than 75 million visitors and generated hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact. For more information, visit:

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