Staff Directory

Jim Demick

Executive Director

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5801

Jim joined the FSGA in 1997 as the Executive Director. He is a native Floridian who grew up in Delray Beach and went on to attend the University of Florida. After graduate school, he practiced as a CPA with Price Waterhouse in Atlanta, and was subsequently a real estate developer and the Chief Operating Officer of a commercial real estate investment firm. In 1987, Jim married Gigi Wynne of Connecticut, and they have two children, Kate and Paul. Jim is a past president of the International Association of Golf Administrators and is the Chairman of the Florida Junior Golf Council, which provides more than $700,000 each year to junior golf programs in Florida. Jim enjoys          playing golf and visiting the mountains of North Carolina with his family.


Rules & Competitions     GHIN & Club Services      General Administration

Rules & Competitions


Darin Green

Director of Rules and Competitions

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5810

Darin joined the FSGA in 2004. He moved to Tampa, Florida in 1988 at the age of 9 from central Illinois. He has been playing golf since he was 6 years old and competed in hundreds of junior tournaments. Darin tried to play as a professional on various mini-tours and worked as a Golf Professional at a couple clubs in Tampa. Now an amateur, Darin plays in several amateur events each year.  In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf with friends and traveling with his wife, Kathryn.



Jeff Magaditsch

Director of Championships Operations

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5807

Jeff joined the Florida State Golf Association in 2007. He was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and has worked in the golf business since the age of 15. He attended the University of South Florida where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing.  He enjoys following all sports, especially the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the USF Bulls. In his spare time he enjoys playing golf with friends and spending time with this wife and two sons, Austin and Evan.



Kyle DiGiacobbe

Director of Men's Golf

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5809

Kyle was born and raised in suburban Philadelphia, playing golf throughout his childhood and was strongly involved as a participant and volunteer with The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia.  His golf highlight came qualifying to play in the 2008 Wal-Mart First Tee Open at Pebble Beach.  Kyle first came to the Tampa area to attend Saint Leo University in Dade City 2009-2013 and worked at Lake Jovita G & CC during his time at Saint Leo.  Kyle was a P.J. Boatwright Intern with the Pennsylvania Golf Association in the summers of 2012 & 2013 before coming to the FSGA in July of 2013. During his free time, Kyle enjoys following both Philadelphia and Tampa’s pro sports franchises and playing golf with friends.


Kyle Walkiewicz

Director of Junior Golf

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5815

Kyle joined the FSGA in January 2013 after a summer as a Tournament Operations Intern with the American Junior Golf Association. Born and raised in Howell, NJ, Kyle went on to obtain a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Monmouth University. In August of 2010, he moved to San Diego, California to attend The Golf Academy of America. He graduated in December of 2011 with a degree in Golf Management & Operations. Away from the golf world, Kyle enjoys sports, spending time with family and friends, and traveling. In 2012, he stepped foot in 28 of the 50 states.


Jenna Walkiewicz

Director of Women's Golf

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5820

Born and raised in Lincoln, Rhode Island, Jenna joined the FSGA in July 2013 after graduating from Hofstra University with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. Straying from her major, Jenna fell in love with the golf industry during her internship with the PGA Tour. Following in the footsteps of her older sister, Kelsey, she began playing golf at an early age, leading to her recruitment for Hofstra’s team. Walkiewicz earned the National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team and CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award. Outside golf, Jenna enjoys cooking, working out, indie rock, and hanging with her friends and family.


Kevin Fullenkamp

Tournament Director

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5817

Kevin was born and raised in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. His interest in golf stemmed from caddying at Bloomfield Hills Country Club as a 7th grader, but never started playing the game himself until after high school.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management from Ohio University.  During his time in college, he continued to caddy at BHCC and accumulated nearly 1,000 rounds.  Before the FSGA, Kevin spent five months in Philadelphia working with the Pennsylvania Golf Association.  Away from golf, Kevin is a University of Michigan fan and loves playing all sports, but especially basketball, football, and tennis.  


Andrew Scalf

Tournament Associate

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5814

Andrew joined the FSGA in January 2018 after working with the American Junior Golf Association as a Tournament Operations Intern. Along with the AJGA, he also worked as a Scoring Intern for the United States Golf Association in 2016. Born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, Andrew gained his appreciation for golf through years of competing on tours such as the NFJG and FJT. He graduated from the University of Florida in May of 2017 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics, and continues to be a diehard Gators fan. Andrew is just trying to get his golf game back to a level that is less frustrating.


Ryan Mehnert

Tournament Associate

Email Address: 
Direct Line: 813-868-5818

Ryan was born and raised in Rochester, New York and grew up with a golf club in his hand. Ryan played college golf at Mercyhurst University, located in Erie, PA.  Throughout college and after graduating with a Sports Management and Marketing degree in 2017, Ryan was a P.J. Boatwright Intern at the Rochester District Golf Association. After a few summers as an Intern, Ryan later took a full time position at the RDGA, where he mainly focused on running local Rochester Championships and USGA Qualifiers. Ryan recently moved to the Tampa area and is looking forward to avoiding the cold winters up North. In his free time, Ryan still tries to root for the Buffalo Bills, Sabres, and NY Yankees, but also loves to golf with friends and family.


Sarah Herb

Tournament Associate

Email Address: 
Direct Line: 813-868-5813

Sarah was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. She started playing golf her sophomore year of high school and then went on to play collegiate golf at Tiffin University in Ohio. After school, Sarah completed an internship with the Memorial Tournament and Octagon Sports and Entertainment Agency before starting at the FSGA in November 2018. Outside of golf, Sarah enjoys exercising, cooking, going to concerts, and spending time at the beach and pool.

GOLF Handicaps, GHIN & Club Services

Aaron Skoviera

Director of GHIN Services

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5802

Aaron joined the FSGA in June of 2000 in the GHIN Handicapping Department and was named Director of GHIN Services in 2003.  Born in Endwell, NY, he moved to Tampa with his family at the age of 15 but still roots for the New York Yankees and New York Giants.  He attended the University of South Florida where he graduated with a BS in Business Management in 1998.  Aaron and his wife Ashley were married in 2007 and have two sons, Avery and Jack.


Gary Donat

Director of Course Rating

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5804

Gary joined the FSGA as Director of Course Rating in 2007. Prior to joining the FSGA, Gary was the Assistant Director of Handicapping for the Northern California Golf Association for 8 years. Born and raised on the Monterey Peninsula, Gary attended Carmel High School where he played on the golf team. (In the early 80's, Carmel High's home course was Pebble Beach Golf Links.) He attended California State University, Chico where he majored in Finance. Gary has five children, four boys and one girl, Gabriel, Michael, Christian, Lance, and Brianna. Gary is trying to cure his duck hook and straighten out his "Billy Mayfair" putting stroke.


Kevin Kasubinski

Senior Manager of Club Services & Information Technology

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5803

Kevin joined the FSGA in 2007.  Born in Monroe Township, New Jersey, Kevin came to Florida to attend the University of South Florida, attaining a B.A. in Business Administration.  Already having worked in the golf business since the age of 14, he decided that golf was the correct career path of choice.  Kevin became a PGA Member in 2001 and has worked in all capacities at a golf course from Cart Attendant through Director of Golf.  His experiences at fine facilities such as Avila Golf & Country Club, Fox Hollow Golf Club, and The Groves Golf & Country Club led him to the FSGA.  He and his wife, Heather, had their first child, Andrew, in 2008 and welcomed their second child, Alyssa in 2010.  Both are avid sports fans and have traveled to numerous baseball stadiums to catch a game across the U.S. with aspirations of actually visiting all 30 major league ballparks.

Mark Boyko

Club Services Manager

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5821

Mark joined the FSGA in April of 2014. Born in Manchester, Connecticut, he started his career in golf with building a Custom Golf Shop in East Windsor, CT while attending Eastern Connecticut State University. Mark sold his share and he continued designing and developing private label golf brands for a New England Retailer. During a stint working as a PGA Tour Representative, he learned that he really liked the warm weather.  Finally, 10 years with Seven Springs Golf & Country Club working with GHIN & TPP has allowed Mark to build tournament operations experience that he brings to the FSGA.  He now resides in New Port Richey, FL with his wife Debbie. In their spare time, they love to enjoy traveling, cooking, and organic gardening.

Joe Stein

Southwest Regional Manager

Email Address:
Direct Line: 941-270-4021

Joe was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York. He moved to Naples, Florida in 1994 to pursue a life as a golf professional. Joe has been involved with the golf business for over 20 years. Joe has served the FSGA for more than a decade and has been responsible for many innovations in the GHIN tournament software while serving as a member of the USGA's GHIN Steering Committee. He enjoys fishing, hunting, traveling, and playing golf as much as possible. 


Joey Latowski

Southeast Regional Manager

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5813

Joey was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor's degree in Communication Arts and Sciences from Penn State University. After graduating in 2007, he moved to Port Saint Lucie, Florida. Before joining the FSGA in 2017, Joey chased his dream of earning a PGA Tour Card. During that time he played on various mini tours and worked at several private clubs throughout South Florida. Joey spends his time fishing, cooking, and rooting on the Nittany Lions...WE ARE!



Emily VanEtten

Manager of Championship Administration

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5819

Emily was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and moved to Florida with her family in 2005. She began playing golf at a young age and played competitively for the University of South Florida Women’s Golf Team and graduated with a degree in Business Management. Emily continued her passion for golf after college by becoming an assistant golf professional at Cypress Run Golf Club before working for the FSGA. Other than playing golf, Emily enjoys exercising, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.


Lindsey Spatola


Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5823

Born and raised in Florida, Lindsey joined the FSGA in October 2018. She graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in journalism, where she was a member of the Gators' softball team. While at Florida, she spent two years working in the athletic communications office and served as the communications contact for the women's golf team. Her involvement with the women's golf team and volunteering at various PGA Tour events sparked an interest for a career in the golf industry. Following graduation, Lindsey moved to Boston for an athletic communications internship with Northeastern University and then completed a communications internship with the USGA. Lindsey enjoys spending time with friends and family, watching too much TV and following the Red Sox. 


Nicolette Darois

Tournament Manager

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5822

Raised in Rome, NY, Nicolette started playing golf at the age of nine with the help of her Dad and Grandfather. She played collegiately on University at Albany’s Women’s Golf Team where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing. Following graduation, she started her career in golf administration as the P.J. Boatwright Intern with the New York State Golf Association for the 2016 season before joining the FSGA in early November. Outside of golf, Nicolette enjoys sarcasm, working out, spending time with friends and family, and being a New England sports fan.

Tracy Dachisen

Director of Volunteers

Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5816

Tracy joined the FSGA staff in 2011. She was born and raised in the Garden State, New Jersey. She spent a small part of her childhood on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the small town of Easton. This is where she picked up her first golf club at the age of 6. Tracy played competitive golf from the ages of 12 to 24 and was fortunate to have the opportunity to play in many AJGA, collegiate, and national events. Tracy attended the University of South Florida where she played on the Women's Golf Team for four years. GO BULLS! In 1996, she was reunited with a former New Jersey junior golfer, Peter Dachisen, to whom she has been married since 1999. They are blessed with a son, Peter, who makes the Energizer Bunny look like a slacker. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and paper crafting.

Debby Lamontagne


Email Address:
Direct Line: 813-868-5811

Debby joined the FSGA in December 2002 after growing tired of the frequent relocations with the military along the eastern United States & Europe. After throwing a dart at the map of Florida, she decided to make Tampa her home and found her current position at the FSGA. She graduated from Franklin Pierce College with a B.S. degree in Accounting & Business Management.  She loves to harass office staff with the good ole Boston vs. New York rivalry.  Rumors have it that she is an accomplished SCCA autocross Corvette racer & plays her prized Gibson Les Paul guitar in a local band.



Jack Pultorak

Special Advisor to the Association
Rules Education

Email Address:

Jack started at the FSGA as the Manager of Tournament Administration in 2000. He was born and raised in East Syracuse, New York. He attended Columbia University and State University of New York at Cortland in upstate New York. He worked in the transportation business for twenty years before changing career paths. Jack began playing golf sporadically in high school. He enjoys the challenge of learning and applying the Rules of Golf, as well as movies, wine, and dining out.


Tom Zaras

Special Advisor to the Association
Rules Education

Email Address:

Tom joined the FSGA in February of 2003 after 5 years at the Doral Golf Resort in Miami. Making the move to Tampa with his wife Susan, they have 4 children and 7 grandchildren.The move from Miami will add at least 5 years to his life. When not involved with FSGA, Tom enjoys reading, movies, and sports of all kind.

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