Articles in Category: Groundsman Association
The Instutitute of Groundsmanship will be delivering the Level 2 Cricket Pitches: Applied Turf Culture course in Kent on Saturday the 9th of February 2019 at Addington Village Cricket Club, West Malling.
This course is usually only run in Kent at most, once every two years. This course has been requested privately but has additional spaces available to be booked. So make sure that your groundsmen don't miss this opportunity.
Many groundsman will have completed 30 or more hours of work on your square long before you’ve even thought about where you left your thigh pad at the end of last season. Not to mention the near-daily visits to the ground throughout the season to turn on sprinklers, repair foot holes, apply fertiliser, change oil on machines, oh and mark out the pitch for Saturday. If this sounds like the person at your club, have you thought about nominating them for an Institute of Groundsmanship Award in 2018?
The members of our County Groundsman Association (CGA) mailing list completed a short survey during the 2017 season, identifying areas which they would like additional training on.
Our CGA committee are in the process of developing a series of informal sessions to tackle these, but in the mean time we put three of the main questions to Kent Cricket Head Groundsman, Simon Williamson...