0 Getting Personal with Stuart Vause

StuartVauseStuart Vause - you can trust him - unless you want him to remove empty toilet roll inserts!


Who are you? Stuart Vause, Head Groundsman at Castleford Tigers.

Family status? Married to Michelle for fourteen years. We have been together for twenty-five years and have a gorgeous ten year old daughter, Ellie.

Who's your hero and why? My dad; worked hard all his life, encouraged me in everything I've done and he was always there. A proper family man.

What would you change about yourself? The size of my feet.

What's your guilty pleasure? Fish and chips.

What's been the highlight of your career so far? Being an IOG finalist in 2014.

Which three people, living or dead, would you invite to a dinner party? Phil Taylor, my dad and Ian Botham.

If you could be anyone for a day, who would it be and why? A Premiership footballer; it would be nice to earn a few years' wages in a week!

Do you have any bad habits? Leaving empty toilet roll inserts on holder ... that one from the wife.

... or any good ones? I need longer to think of one!

Do you go to bed worrying about the next day's workload? Not at all, I look forward to everyday challenges and try to be a day or two in front, and ... there's always tomorrow!!!

What are you reading at the moment? Pitchcare magazine.

What are your pet peeves? Drivers who tailgate, it makes me mad.

If you could go anywhere right now, where would it be? Australia.

What's the best part of your job? Being outdoors.

… and the worst? Bad weather.

Do you have a lifetime ambition? To live long and prosper.

Favourite record, and why? Bryan Adams, (Everything I Do) I Do It For You. It was playing when I met the wife.

Who would you choose to spend a romantic evening with? The wife ... of course.

If you won the lottery what is first thing you would do? Go on a family holiday ... for months.

If you were to describe yourself as a musical instrument, what would you be and why? A piano, a bit of class with high standards and won't change.

What's the best advice you have ever been given? Fail to prepare ... prepare to fail.

What's your favourite smell? Sunday lunch.

What do you do in your spare time? Watch sport and DIY.

What's the daftest work related question you have ever been asked? How do you make stripes?

What's your favourite piece of kit? The new divot fork from Pitchcare.

What three words would you use to describe yourself? Honest, reliable, trustworthy.

What talent would you like to have? To be able to sing.

What law/legislation would you like to see introduced? Some kind of total ban on carrying any guns; too many innocent people and children are being killed.

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