Elite Sports Builders has been providing top tier sports construction and surfacing across the southwest for 19+ years, with over 100 years of combined experience.


Since its establishment as a sports division of Sunland Asphalt in 1994, Elite Sports Builders (previously known as Sunland Sports) has expanded to become the industry leader in turnkey sports construction and renovation. This growth is largely due to our unwavering focus on certified trade knowledge and excelling customer service.

Elite Sports Builders prides itself on staffing the most qualified personnel in the industry, including two American Sports Builders Association Certified Tennis Court Builders (two of only 67 in the world), one ASBA Certified Track Builder (one of only 39 in the world) and one ASBA Certified Field Builder (one of only 59 in the world). The organization’s president Troy Rudolph, CFB, CTB, CTCB has been an active member of the ASBA for over 31 years, holding the titles of current ASBA Track Division President and the first triple-certified member on record.

As one of only 35 companies in the northern hemisphere to achieve this level of certification, Elite Sports Builders has become a go-to provider of award-winning sports facilities for universities, colleges, school districts, state buildings and local governments as well as private facilities throughout the country. Our team of industry specialists are dedicated to building structures and relationships that not only last, but consistently exceed expectations.


Troy Rudolph, CTB, CFB, CTCB


Todd Rudolph, CTCB
Director of Production

Jason Hoover
Director of Operations

At Elite Sports Builders, we understand the value of employing great people. We also understand the critical importance of having the best resources available for our customers. Whether it be a subcontractor, a supplier or a client we take the same approach. We treat others the way we’d like to be treated - with respect. This philosophy continues to serve us in cultivating long-lasting, professional relationships with our trusted partners and suppliers.

The Elite Sports Builders team is led by President Troy Rudolph, CFB, CTB, CTCB and is comprised of a staff with more than a century of combined experience in sports construction. Mr. Troy Rudolph has been an active member of the ASBA for over 31 years, holding the tiles of current ASBA Track Division President and the first Triple Certified builder on ASBA record. Our executive leaders also include Director of Production, Todd Rudolph, CTCB and Director of Operations, Jason Hoover.

Heading up our project startup, coordination and scheduling is Mr. Todd Rudolph. With more than 30 years of knowledge in the field, Mr. Rudolph works hand-in-hand with both the project manager and crew members to maintain an innovative approach to each new project. His experience supervising numerous athletic renovations continues to ensure peak levels of crew efficiency and client satisfaction.

Mr. Jason Hoover oversees the Elite Sports Builders estimating, sales and project management departments in addition to managing relationships with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors. He brings over 22 years of experience to our leadership team with a background directing projects for school districts and government agencies, ranging in size from $50K to $5M.


See What Our Customers Say:

"I have had the privilege of working closely with Troy Rudolph [of Elite Sports Builders] on multiple sports complex projects. His expertise and attention to detail has placed Elite Sports Builders in a preferred contractor position for Diocesan projects. I highly recommend the Elite Sports Builders team when quality, performance and assurance to sports regulations are a required specification."

- Patrick T. Hintze, Assistant Director
Construction Diocese of Phoenix