Grounds Management Association Young Board of Directors

Encouraging young people into the industry

Encouraging 14-16 year olds, school leavers and young people to consider a career in groundskeeping is key for the progression and longevity of the industry. By sponsoring the GMA’s Young Board of Directors through awards and initiatives we’re demonstrating our long-term commitment to the future of groundskeeping.

Interviews with the GMA's Young Board of Directors

Reesink and Toro are proud, as ever, to play a part in giving young groundsmen a platform to develop their careers. Here we've published a series of articles from past and present members about what being part of the GMA's Young Board of Directors means to them and how they are helping others…

Sam Cain

10 Jan 2019

ON A MISSION TO SHOW THE RANGE OF INCREDIBLE CAREERS

I wanted to be able to show young people that there are lots of opportunities and careers paths you can take in grounds even if you don't like football! 

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John Wright

17 July 2019

ENCOURAGING YOUNG PEOPLE INTO THE INDUSTRY

Education is key to getting more youngsters into groundscare. And I hope that by joining the IOG Young Board I can help get the message out to young people in schools ...

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