Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Director of Rules and Competitions
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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.
Director of Championships Operations
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Director of Men's Golf
Email Address: email@example.com
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.
Director of Junior Golf
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Director of Women's Golf
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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.
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Born and raised in Youngsville, New York, Justin began playing golf at the age of five. After playing collegiately at Goldey-Beacom College for one season in Wilmington, Delaware, he came to Florida to attend Florida State University. While attending FSU, Justin worked for the university’s athletic department as an assistant video coordinator while simultaneously attaining his Bachelor of Science in
Email Address: email@example.com
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
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Director of GHIN Services
Email Address: email@example.com
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.
Director of Course Rating
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Senior Manager of Club Services & Information Technology
Email Address: email@example.com
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.
Club Services Manager
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Southwest Regional Manager
Email Address: email@example.com
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.
Southeast Regional Manager
Email Address: Joey@fsga.org
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
Manager of Championship Administration
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Email Address: email@example.com
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 baking, working out, spending time with friends and family, and being a New England sports fan.
Director of Volunteers
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Email Address: email@example.com
Direct Line: 813-868-5811
Debby joined the FSGA in December 2002 after growing tired of the frequent
Special Advisor to the Association
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Special Advisor to the Association
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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.