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.
'Hoos Learn Painful Lessons in LossMen's Basketball12/3/16No. 6 Virginia's 24-game winning streak at John Paul Jones Arena ended Saturday with a 66-57 loss to No. 25 West Virginia.Soccer Teams Turn Attention to 2017Men's Soccer12/2/16The Virginia men's and women's soccer teams are fixtures in their respective NCAA tournaments, and 2017 should bring more success for both.Home-Court Advantage Proves Pivotal AgainMen's Basketball12/1/16No. 6 Virginia, which hosts No. 25 West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, has won 24 straight games at John Paul Jones Arena.
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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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