2024 PFEMS Scholarship

The PFEMS Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to student equipment managers enrolled in a full-time college institute, who express a greater interest in pursuing an equipment manager role. The PFEMS Scholarship Fund enables students to take advantage of the opportunity for continuing their professional development. More…


Vikings Name Equipment Room After Longtime Equipment Manager Dennis Ryan

The Minnesota Vikings recognized the career of Dennis Ryan, the team's Equipment Manager for 47 years, by naming the Equipment Room at their facility after him. More…


Official Raiders YouTube video focuses on the Raiders equipment staff

Five minutes of behind-the-scenes footage of the Raiders equipment staff getting ready for the game. More…


Bills equipment staff featured on the Today Show

The article by Buffalo Rumblings also features a video. More…


After 41 Seasons, Cardinals Equipment Manager Mark Ahlemeier Says Goodbye

Mark Ahlemeier, PFEMS member and Arizona Cardinals Equipment Manager, retired after 41 seasons this past offseason. More…


Bears longtime equipment assistant Carl Piekarski retires

Carl Piekarski, PFEMS member and longtime assistant for the Bears, recently retired after making an impact on Bears players and staff since the 1980's. More…


Pro Football HOF announces winners of inaugural 'Awards of Excellence'

The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced yesterday the inaugural winners of the 'Awards of Excellence'. This award recognizes Assistant Coaches, Athletic Trainers, Equipment Managers and Public Relations personnel who have made significant contributions to professional football. More…


2022 PFEMS / NFL Equipment Manager Meetings

PFEMS members got together with the NFL, Health and Safety and vendors in West Palm Beach, Florida for their annual meetings. More…


Equipped For Success

Brendan Burger, Equipment Manager for the Los Angeles Rams, prepares for the Super Bowl and reflects on his journey and what it took to get to this point in his career. More…


A Day in the Life of the Browns Equipment Staff

The Browns' equipment staff show how they prepare helmets, shoulder pads, jerseys and the footballs used on gameday. More…