The Perfect Team
Eric O'Donnell, Managing Director
Eric is a very experienced pitch Consultant having worked in this sector for 25 years. Having set up UJSportslabs he has gained further experience in providing expertise to clients such as; Local Authorities, Education, Clubs, Nation governing bodies.
His key skills are:
Expert advice on Sports surfaces
Design and Technical – Specification Authoring
Testing to global Governing Body standards
Emma Steyn, Project Manager
Emma graduated from the University of Johannesburg in 2013 with a Master’s Degree in Sport Management and has been a project manager for UJSportslabs for nearly 8 years.
My role is twofold; Firstly it includes the day to day management of the Laboratory, secondly as a senior technician I am responsible for the testing of fields and facilities to certain specifications.
FIFA Accredited Technician and was part of the Principle Agent team for the FIFA World Cup 2010 Legacy pitches.
Conducted Quality Control testing and Performance testing on hockey, football and rugby fields as well as athletics tracks and play facilities throughout South Africa and Africa to specific standards.