Chris Parry

Chris Parry

Sports Turf Maintenance Course Instructor

Chris Parry has over 30 years’ experience as a groundsman and horticulturalist and is currently Head Groundsman at the Loughborough Endowed Schools. His experience is wide ranging and varied, including the maintenance and preparation of cricket squares and wickets, bowling greens, football, rugby and hockey pitches, grass tennis courts, athletics fields, golf course greens and tees, second and third generation synthetic grass surfaces, the installation and maintenance of drainage and irrigation systems and general estate maintenance. Chris was an FA pitch judge for their Groundsman of the Year Competition in 2004/5 and 7.

Previous positions include Head or Deputy Head Groundsman positions at:

  • Leicester City Football Club
  • Harlequins Rugby Football Club
  • The Dorsington Estates
  • Warwick University