- Garrett Reddehase
Director, Sports Turf
Garrett Reddehase is in his third season as head groundskeeper at The Dell Diamond and his ninth season in professional baseball. In 2011, Reddehase received the Pacific Coast League’s Presidential Commendation for groundskeeping. He also serves as Director of Ryan Sanders Sports Turf Services, which works to build and renovate sports fields throughout Texas.
Prior to joining the Express, Reddehase served as field superintendent with the Corpus Christi Hooks – the Double-A affiliate of the Houston Astros. He was involved with the grounds crew at Whataburger Field since the building of the facility in 2005; he served as Corpus Christi’s head groundskeeper from October 2007 until joining the Express.
Reddehase was named 2009 Texas League Turf Manager of the Year, an award voted on by Texas League managers and umpires. Furthermore, Reddehase was awarded the 2009 Professional Baseball Field of the Year by the STMA, the highest honor awarded in the industry. During the Hooks’ inaugural 2005 season, Reddehase and crew nurtured the league’s best playing surface. In the interim, Whataburger Field was voted the second-best playing surface in the eight-team league in 2007 and 2008, and was also selected as the top field in the South Division.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management, with a minor in Business.
Texas Department of Agriculture applicator Licensee.
Member of Sports Turf Managers Association, and Texas Turfgrass Association.
Also noted, that we helped the MLB Groundskeepers with the renovation of Reagan High School as part of the 2011 Major League Baseball Groundskeepers Conference Renovation Project.