Pritchard and the sports field crew are responsible for all field preparation for the sports of football, baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and track and field.
During his time at UVa Pritchard has also successfully hosted Rolling Stones and U2 concerts in Scott Stadium, designed and implemented the renovation of Davenport Field, Klöckner Field and the varsity softball field at The Park and helped with the conversion of three practice fields to the new generation rubber infill synthetic surfaces. Pritchard's work on the athletic fields has earned him two prestigious awards by the athletics department - 2006 Rookie of the Year and and 2008 Employee of the Year.
Pritchard is a 2001 graduate of the University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in Ornamental Horticulture and Landscape Design with a concentration in turf management. Before accepting his position with UVa, Pritchard was the operations manager for Sports Turf Management out of Woodstock, Ga.
Pritchard is married to the former Amy Fielder and resides in Charlottesville. The couple has one son, Cooper, born January 2008.
Spring Football NotebookFootball4/20/18As part of the inaugural Wahoowa Weekend, spring football concludes for the Cavaliers with an open practice April 28 at Scott Stadium.Thompson Ready To Lead From FrontWomen's Basketball4/18/18The mood was celebratory Wednesday afternoon at John Paul Jones Arena, where Tina Thompson was introduced as UVA's women's basketball coach.Walsh Ready to Lead 'Hoos in PostseasonMen's Golf4/18/18Healthy again after battling back problems for much of 2017, Thomas Walsh enters this weekend's ACC tournament in good form.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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