Somerset FA Chief Executive Jon Pike commented:" Somerset FA were delighted to be able to present Kevin with another FA Award for the groundsmanship at Taunton Town.
Somerset FA would like to offer our congratulations to Kevin
thoroughly deserved award."
Left to Right: Francis Hillier (Somerset FA President), Kevin Sturmey, Steve Northcote-Brewer, Jon Pike (Somerset FA Chief Executive) and Bob Hemburrow (Somerset FA Director) Photo Tim Norbury
Kevin who is also the club Chairman and Chief Executive travelled to St George's Park, home of the FA National Football Centre, accompanied by his trusted pitch assistant Steve Northcote-Brewer to attend the awards ceremony on Wednesday 12th August where they were joined by groundsmen from Step 3 and 4 clubs from all over the country.
won the award for Southern League Groundsman of the Year for an amazing second consecutive year whilst being named as runner-up behind the groundsman of Hastings United for the National Groundsman Award, an accolade he
memorably won last year, which covers the 208 clubs at Steps 3 and 4 in the non-league pyramid.
Recently appointed assistant manager Michael Meaker added his thoughts, saying: "It is a great achievement for Kevin to win the award for the second year running for Taunton Town.
It`s something local rivals cannot match Whether it`s Taunton players or away teams, players consider it a real experience to be able to play on it which is all down to the time and effort put into the pitch by Kevin
and Steve which is second to none."
will be re-presented with the awards by members of the Somerset FA before tomorrow night's (18th August) game at home to Wimborne Town.