Grounds at CCU

Grounds is staffed with skilled professionals in their trade, all of whom provide a variety of outdoor maintenance services to the Coastal Carolina University community. Maintaining healthy trees and shrubs is a priority in keeping our campus beautiful. The grounds department is responsible for the following services on campus:

Routine Maintenance

  • Grass: planting, cutting, fertilizing, weed control
  • Trees: planting, pruning, pests management, tree removal
  • Sod replacement, shrub bed renewal, repair, mulching, and seeding
  • Litter removal and leaf recycling repair
  • Maintenance of sidewalks and lawn sprinkler systems


  • Seasonal flowers: install and maintain annuals and perennials in color bed areas
  • Landscape improvements: renovation and repair
  • Floral design: design floral and foliage for special events

Street Services

  • General street and parking lot routine care

Tim Shank
Superintendent, Grounds

Jim Mills
Assistant Superintendent, Grounds

Joshua Whitney
Horticultural Manager, Grounds    

Joey Fowler
Pest Control Supervisor