Colin Teahon - Managing Director at PST Sport

Colin Teahon

Managing Director
Colin is PST Sport’s Managing Director. He is responsible for the overall running of PST Sport ensuring the business performance heads in a positive direction and achieves pre-defined goals. Colin has a strong background in finance, operations, sales and marketing.


Kieran Donaghy - Business Development Manager at PST Sport

Kieran Donaghy

Business Development Manager
Kieran is well known as a multiple All Ireland winner with Kerry GAA and also as one of the top basketball players in the country. In addition, Kieran’s autobiography “What Do You Think Of That?” won the eirSport Sports Book of the Year 2016.

Kieran brings his knowledge of the sporting world and strong business acumen to the PST Sport team. Operating as Business Development Manager, a key part of Kieran’s role is building and maintaining strategic relationships.

Kieran fully understands the needs of your sporting organisation and will personally guide you through every step of the process from initial planning, installation and maintenance to tailoring a solution that is specific to your project.

Michael Kennedy - Project Manager at PST Sport

Michael Kennedy

Project Manager
Michael comes from an engineering background and holds a Level 7 BSC Degree in Site Management from Limerick Institute of Technology. Michael has almost 5 years’ experience in Synthetic Surfacing and has worked in both Ireland and Australia.

A versatile construction professional, Michael works as a Project Manager and brings a broad range of skills to the team. Michael’s main responsibilities include ensuring projects are completed on time, to the correct standard, safely and within budget.

Michael also has a keen interest in Quality and Health & Safety on site. This reflected when Michael was also responsible for ensuring PST Sport reached certification in Quality & Health & Safety standards, ISO 9001 & ISO 45001 in which they were successful.

Kenny Abbott - General Manager UK Operations

Kenny Abbott

General Manager UK Operations
An industry expert, Kenny has worked in the sports and play construction industry since 1987. After graduating from University in Edinburgh with a Degree in Civil Engineering in 1992 Kenny worked for a leading contractor, helping grow their business across the UK until moving on in 2004 to work on the client side of the industry as a specialist consultant delivering a full design and Project Management service to client groups, which included sports governing bodies, local authorities, schools and universities.

In 2010, Kenny created the UKs first Padel Tennis construction business and steered this company to exporting their products and service worldwide as well as serving a small UK market. In 2016, Kenny moved away from the industry for a couple of years after selling the business. Kenny joined PST Sport in April 2019 as General Manager of UK Operations.

“The time was right as was the opportunity and I joined the team at PST Sport in 2019 and I am delighted to be back in this exciting industry with such a dynamic team.”

Colin Payne - UK Project Manager PST Sport

Colin Payne

UK Project Manager

An industry expert, Colin has worked in the sports surfaces industry for over 38 years and has been involved at a professional level for 30 years.

Following a groundsman apprenticeship, Colin was Head Groundsman at Barnet FC and Stevenage Borough FC, both in the Football League, up until 2001.

Colin then moved into the construction side of the industry gaining a wealth of experience where he was involved in both natural and synthetic turf pitch construction projects.

With over 20 years sales experience under his belt, Colin has worked at the highest levels in football, cricket, rugby & tennis as well as with private schools, colleges and universities.

Colin recently joined PST Sport as UK Project Manager and will successfully oversee all aspects of future pitch construction projects in the UK.

“I am really excited to be part of such a dynamic team and looking forward to delivering many more world-class PST Sport pitches. Delighted to say we have some very exciting projects earmarked for 2021 that will ultimately increase participation in sport all over the UK.”

Eddie O’Brien

Installations Manager
Eddie, an industry veteran and expert, has over 15 years’ experience installing artificial turf for both commercial & residential projects. Eddie has installed multiple full size pitches accredited by all major sporting codes along with hundreds of training pitches.

Eddie is responsible for the day to day management and leadership of a highly skilled team of installers.

Helen Kelly - Marketing Manager at PST Sport

Helen Kelly

Marketing Manager
Helen is an experienced and data-driven marketing practitioner who specialises in multi-platform digital marketing as well as managing diverse print and offline marketing materials and corporate communications.

As Marketing Manager, Helen is a specialist in content creation and is responsible for driving our social media channels and is responsible for strategically positioning PST Sport within our niche markets to generate and nurture leads. Helen also operates as project lead on all of our online promotional activities.

Denise Teahon

Financial Controller
Denise is a ACCA Financial accountant with 15 years industry experience. She is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to enhance the accuracy of PST Sport’s financial reporting.