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An equipment manager is the person in charge of equipment used by a business or organization. Their duties include purchasing, maintenance, repair, inventory, transportation, storage, cleaning, and liquidation. They are responsible for providing the proper equipment for the job, either on-site, or off-site. In sports, an equipment manager is a person who is in charge of a sports team's equipment. In professional and collegiate sports, this is usually a full-time job and includes transportation, laundry, repairs and regular service (such as sharpening of skates for ice hockey).

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Sports equipmentEdit

See: Sports equipment#Various sports

Association football (soccer)Edit

See: Kit (association football)#Equipment

In association football, the kit manager or kit man oversees the players' equipment.

GolfEdit

In golf, the equipment manager oversees the fleet of equipment used on the golf course for turf management. This may include:

  • Power take-off Tractors
  • Hydraulics or Belt (mechanical) driven Rotary mowers
  • Bobcats
  • Reel and Bedknife mowers(Hydraulic or belt driven)
  • spray rigs
  • Irrigation systems
  • Fork lifts
  • Front-end loaders
  • Gator utility vehicles
  • Chain saws
  • Trimmers
  • Sand rakers
  • Stump grinders
  • Golf carts
  • Blowers
  • Greens rollers
  • Pressure washers

And numerous other pieces of equipment a Golf Course or the Turf Care industry employs.

The term has also been used less frequently as a synonym with "Fleet Manager" (fleet management).

Ice hockeyEdit

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