Employment Opportunities at Art Van Sports Complex

The Art Van Sports Complex is currently wrapping up our 2019 season. We will be accepting applications for grounds and concession staff in late February 2020 as we prepare for the 2020 season.

These positions are classified as temporary/seasonal and will work April-September mainly on tournament weekends from Friday to Sunday, some hours during the week may also be available. 

If you enjoy being outdoors in the summer months and also enjoy being around sports this is the job for you.

If interested please fill out form below indicating a specific area where you are interested (i.e. Concessions, Ground, etc.) and submit.  Someone from the complex staff will contact you after February 2020.  If you have any questions please contact Bryan Baar.  Contact information listed below.

Name *

Bryan Baar
Complex Manager                   
Email: bbaar@artvansportscomplex.com             

Address:  Art Van Sports Complex
ATTN:  Bryan Baar
  3300 Ten Mile Road
  Rockford, MI. 49341

Office: (616)608-1850

Any Internship interest should follow procedures as stated in section below under Internships


Art Van Sports Complex:   

The WMSC's baseball/softball complex, the Art Van Sports Complex, provides an excellent opportunity to gain real world experience while gaining knowledge of what it takes to run a youth & amateur sports complex. Example of positions available:

  • Facility Mgt. - Learn  responsibilities associated with managing a premier sports complex.  Duties include shadowing Complex Manager, while also learning about facility management (not limited to): Scheduling, tournament logistics, tournament director communication and miscellaneous equipment maintenance.  For more information or to apply please email: bbaar@artvansportscomplex.com

  • Concession F&B Operations - Shadows Concession Manager over food and beverage operations for the Art Van Sports Complex. Duties include (not limited to): inventory distribution to satellite sites, point-of-sale merchandising, promotional marketing, etc.  For more information or to apply please email: jkuzma@artvansportscomplex.com

  • Grounds Mgt. - Work directly with the Grounds Manager to learn every aspect of running a high end sports complex. Duties include (not limited to): league/tournament prep, everyday repairs and upkeep/ turf management, scheduling, and managing part-time/seasonal help.  For more information or to apply please email: bbaar@artvansportscomplex.com


Art Van Sports Complex Application Process

All applicants must submit an Internship application and resume to apply for an internship with the West Michigan Sports Commission. Selected applicants will be contacted and interviewed at the West Michigan Sports Commission offices. Application deadlines are as follows:

April - June Internship: Deadline February 28
June - August Internship: Deadline March 31
August - October Internship: Deadline June 10


All materials are to be sent to:

West Michigan Sports Commission
Attn: Natalie Rose
171 Monroe Avenue NW, Suite 545
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

or emailed to info@westmisports.com below

 Any questions or to request an internship application contact info@westmisports.com or call 616-608-1850.