Somerset Cricket Grounds Association

The Somerset Cricket Grounds Association’s (SCGA) principle aim is to work in partnership with appropriate individuals, suppliers and agencies to develop both groundskeepers and playing surfaces for all clubs, schools and facilities affiliated to the SCF.

Aims between 2020-2024

  1. Improve the quality of pitches and outfields at cricket facilities;
  2. Maintain and develop an active Somerset Grounds Association;
  3. Develop an active training and development programme for groundskeepers; and
  4. Help clubs to access appropriate and affordable machinery and materials.

The Association is responsible within Somerset for:

Current SCGA Officers

  • President: Phil Mortimer
  • Chair: Dave Cobb
  • Pitch Advisors: Mark Joliffe, Nigel Mortimer & Phil Mortimer
  • Trailer Operators: Dave Counsell & Phil Mortimer
  • Somerset County Cricket Club Head Grounds Person: Scott Hawkins
  • Finance Officer- Kaye May (Somerset Cricket Foundation Accounts)

Membership

Membership to the Somerset Cricket Grounds Association is open to all bona fide cricketing organisations / clubs in Somerset and for clubs in the county who affiliate to the cricket board your ground person is added as a member automatically. If you are not at an affiliated club please click here to become a member.

Grounds courses and education

Courses for club grounds Maintenance

The Somerset Cricket Grounds Association’s (SCGA) principle aim is to work in partnership with appropriate individuals, suppliers and agencies to develop both groundskeeper and playing surfaces for all clubs, schools and facilities affiliated to the SCF. The latest courses, events and important information for Grounds maintenance can be found via our Workforce pages.

View upcoming courses