Derek Ross

Sports Surfaces Technician & Tutor 

Derek joins NZSTI in 2022, from Dilworth Senior Campus, Auckland where he held the role of Grounds Supervisor. Derek has a range of sports surfaces and horticulture knowledge gleaned from roles as a Golf Course Superintendent, Greenskeeper , Amenity Team Leader and range of tutor or training roles. He has also completed the Toast Masters International Communication and Leadership credentials.

In addition, Derek is currently studying towards his Bachelor in Viticulture

Derek holds the following qualifications or accreditations that relate to his current role: 

National Diploma in Sports Turf Management

SVQ Level 3 Turfgrass Management and Horticulture

Completed Ohio State University Turfgrass Management placement

Certified Growsafe© Standard

Certified Handler Certificate

Get in touch with Derek

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Postal Address

PO Box 270 74, Mt Roskill, Auckland 1440

Physical Address

Maungakiekie Golf Club, 5 Anita Avenue, Mt Roskill