Craig Potts was named Assistant Athletic Fields Manager in 1996 and he assists Leo Goertz with the various playing fields for the athletic department including Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park, Ellis Field, The Aggie Softball Complex, Kyle Field and the Coolidge Practice Fields.
Potts, a Bryan native, has an extensive background in turf management. He came to the athletic department after working as a technician with the turf field lab in the agronomy department in 1995. He had worked the previous four years for Chem-Lawn.
In 1997, Potts and the softball grounds crew were awarded the Turface National Fast Pitch Coaches Association field of the year award at the regional level. They won the national award in 1999. The year 2000 brought them the honor of The College Soccer Field of the Year Award for Sports Turf Managers Association. Potts, who currently serves on the Texas Turf Grass Association's Board of Directors, is a Past-President of the TTGA and is a former president of the South Texas Sports Turf Managers Association. In 2004, the field crew won the Sports Turf Managers Association Football Field of the Year Award and the NFCA Regional Softball Field of the Year.
Potts graduated from Texas A&M in 1990 with a bachelor of science degree in Range Science. Potts and his wife, Carol, have two daughters, Avery and Madison.
|Position:||Assistant Athletic Fields Manager|
|Alma Mater:||Texas A&M '90|