Director of Grounds for the Philadelphia Union, John Torres discusses the evolution of groundskeeping and MLS since his start in the industry with Meg and cohost, Weston Appelfeller!

Here's what you'll hear in our latest Groundskeeper Chat:

  • Who is John Torres outside of work?
  • John's Turf Origin Story
  • The Importance of "Knocking on the Door" 
  • Collecting Data Points and Developing Budgets 
  • Lastly, John's excitement over the MLS in the U.S. 

A little bit more about our guest:

John Torres is a proud alumni of The Ohio State University and started his turf career with the Columbus Crew Soccer Team. Torres has been with the Philadelphia Union for almost 14 years. 

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