Sports Labs Expands with 2 New Staff


We are pleased to announce that two new employees started with us last week. Craig Hanna joined our Sports Labs field testing department and Ian Craig joined our ProPitch team to replace Jim Buttar who left to start a new role as the Head Groundsman at Twickenham stadium. Craig is a Sports Engineering graduate from Strathclyde University, Glasgow and comes from Ballymena in Northern Ireland. He has a keen interest in sport having played football and rugby from a young age and played for the Strathclyde 1st XV team both nationally and internationally.

Ian Craig, from Balloch in West Dunbartonshire, joins ProPitch from Indigrow where he worked as a Agronomist, having previously spent 4 and a half years with the STRI in Scotland and before that living in Norway working in the golf industry. Ian brings a wealth of national and international experience with him to the ProPitch team, having worked on the past two World Cups for STRI/FIFA and also on several African Cup of Nation tournaments, among others. Ian graduated from University of Central Lancashire in 2006 with a degree in Turfgrass science.