Compass Minerals Sporting Fields and Children’s Mercy Park
Located in Kansas City, Kansas, Compass Minerals Sporting Fields is a 52-acre sports complex that contains eight synthetic turf fields and four natural rye grass fields. The complex was developed by Compass Minerals and the city of Kansas City.
Located in Kansas City’s Wyandotte County, the Minerals Sporting Fields consists of eight Greenfields synthetic turf fields. This 52 acre complex is home to the MLS’s Kansas City Sporting FC and Sporting Kansas City Academy, as well as a host of soccer related events and activities. The Compass Minerals National Performance Center, on the other hand, is a sprawling training facility that is capable of hosting national teams from around the world. The building is the largest of its kind in the country.
The Compass Minerals Sporting Fields and the Minerals National Performance Center are both part of Sporting Fields + Minerals, an all encompassing sports and fitness club that specializes in providing the best sporting experience in the metro area. Besides the sporting fields, the company also provides sports equipment, training and fitness programs, and nutrition supplements. Compass Minerals has been an official provider of Sporting Club Awards since 2018. They also have a number of other philanthropic endeavors under their belt.
National Performance Center
Located in Overland Park, Kansas, Compass Minerals Sporting Fields is one of the Midwest’s most renowned youth sports facilities. The 52-acre property is comprised of twelve playing fields – eight natural grass fields and two synthetic fields – on eight acres of native soil, as well as eight acres of Northbridge Bermuda. The facility is home to one of the Midwest’s largest soccer youth programs.
As the name implies, the facility is a training center, primarily for soccer, but is also suitable for a variety of events, including weddings, conferences, and business meetings. The building is designed to cater to players from youth to professional levels. Its state-of-the-art facilities and flexible spaces make it a great venue for a wide range of activities.
The facility is part of a multi-year partnership between Sporting Kansas City and Compass Minerals International Inc., an Overland Park-based company. The company was also selected to be Sporting KC’s first sleeve sponsor. The company’s logo will appear on all Sporting KC jerseys from 2022-2028.
Jersey front partner
During a recent company-wide event at Children’s Mercy Park, Compass Minerals unveiled a new corporate logo that was created to complement its new jersey sponsorship deal with Sporting Kansas City. The company’s logo will be displayed prominently on the club’s home jerseys from 2022 through 2028.
Compass Minerals is a leading producer of salt in North America, and was the first mining company to operate in the United States. It opened its first mine in 1844. The company is also a minority owner of a next generation fire retardant company. Its products are used in a variety of consumer applications, including agriculture, industrial processes, and water treatment.
Compass Minerals also has a presence in the United Kingdom. It has secured the naming rights to Compass Minerals Sporting Fields, a nearby youth soccer complex, and will continue to be the club’s official salt provider.
Compass Minerals is a local company, and has been involved in several philanthropic initiatives with the club, including Sporting Sustainability and The Victory Lap. The company has also helped to fund a youth soccer scholarship program.