0 Getting personal with Martin Evans

MartinEvansMartin Evans - Don't panic that the glass is half empty - just take the weekend off!

Who are you? Martin Evans, Head Groundsman, Malvern College.

Family status? Divorced - three children, Laura (17), Katie (15) and Lee (10).

Who's your hero and why? A P McCoy - a true champion.

What would you change about yourself? Not be so stubborn at times.

What's your guilty pleasure? Dark chocolate.

What do you drop everything for? My children.

What's been the highlight of your career so far? Being appointed Head Groundsman at Malvern College.

Glass half full or half empty? Half empty.

Climate change - fact or fiction? Fact.

What's your favourite season? Spring.

What are your pet peeves? People who leave everything to the last minute.

If you could go anywhere right now, where would it be? Scruffy Murphy's, Birmingham.

What's the best part of your job? Preparing a wicket on a warm summer's morning.

… and the worst? Paperwork

Do you have a lifetime ambition? To carry on in the position I hold for as long as possible.

Who wouldn't you like to be? The Prime Minister.

Favourite record, and why? Anything by The Twang, a very underrated band.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? Someone special, you know who you are!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Take the weekend off.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? The drums, the driving force behind any good track.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Don't panic.

What's your favourite smell? Sunday roast.

What do you do in your spare time? What spare time?

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? Prefer not to say as it may get me into trouble!

What's your favourite piece of kit? Our 36" Allett mower.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Fair, patient and understanding.

What talent would you like to have? To be able to ride a horse without falling off.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? No comment, there are far too many already.

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