The Sports Grounds Team makes shortlist for Top Industry Award.

Posted by lcj11 at Sep 06, 2018 10:05 AM |
The Sports Ground Team has received the highest honour from the National Professional Body of Groundsmanship by being shortlisted for this award.

Taking place annually, the Institute of Groundsmanship awards is considered to be the most prestigious competition in sports turf management. The category the team have been nominated for is the IOG Redexim Charterhouse/Kubota University/College Grounds Team of the Year and they will be up against some tough competition in Loughborough University and University of St Andrews.

Adam Tester, the Gardens and Grounds manager said: “This recognition from the IOG is a true testament to the dedication and hard work that the Grounds Team (led by Chris Long, Head Groundsman) put in week after week. The high standards that they are setting have a real positive impact to our student experience especially Team Leicester our competitive sport offer.”

‘’To be nominated for such an award really shows the pride the team take in their workload, I am very proud of Chris and his team’’.

The awards will be held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, on the evening of Wednesday 31 October 2018.

For more information on the awards please see:

We wish them all the best of luck and hope they can bring back the prestigious award.

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