To obtain a position in the golf industry that allows me to use my experience and creativity to manage and enhance the course as well as continuing to educate myself in new technology and turf management ideals.

Professional Experience

First Assistant Superintendent
Radnor Valley Country Club
June 2006 - present

-Assistant Superintendent at this 18 hole private exclusive country club in the Philadelphia suburbs.
-Direct manager on the course of 20 grounds crew including making the daily work schedule and prioritizing duties for the crew.
-Pesticide application and disease verification
-Presenting new ideas to the superintendent to enhance the aesthetics of the golf course
-Various construction projects including extensive bunker reconstruction, rebuilding push-up greens and tees and irrigation installation and repair

First Assistant Superintendent
Plymouth Country Club
March 2001 – May 2006

-During my employment at this eighteen hole private country club, there was a major tee reconstruction project, drainage system repairs, extensive burn out damage to the turf that had to be treated and nursed back to health, a large tree removal project over the winter and creative planning to add additional landscaping to beautify the course.
-My chief duties were to supervise the staff in general landscaping including trimming, raking, fertilizing, operation of equipment and irrigation work. This also included course setup, aerification, running computerized irrigation systems, construction, spraying and assisting the superintendent in any decisions that may affect the look and feel of the course.
-Accomplishments included learning to speak Spanish to better communicate with the staff, assisting the superintendent in planning the annual budget allocation and developing a comprehensive daily plan for how to utilize the staff without taxing the budget with overtime wages.

Landscape Supervisor
Stine Landscaping Incorporated
May 1997 – January 2000

-Performed all landscape duties including mulching, trimming bushes, cutting grass, snow removal and supervision of staff and accounts.

De Torre Contracting Company
June 1994 – August 1995

-Duties included heavy physical labor such as tearing down walls, scraping paint, building, painting, and cleaning up construction sites.

Related Experience

Production Coordinator/Broadcasting Department
QVC, Incorporated
February 2000 – May 2002

-Supervisor and chief trainer for new broadcasting employees. Organized and managed the products for on-air display. Duties included ordering products, assisting on-air personalities, inventory control, and backstage support.

Loader / Sorter / Weekend Driver
United Parcel Service
October 1999 – October 2000

-Loaded and sorted packages by state and zip code for shipment on delivery trucks, and was a Saturday morning driver for first class packages.

Team Member
Sports Academy Complex
April 1996 – August 1996

-Starting player and Captain for Elite traveling Baseball Team that traveled throughout the United States and volunteered to help younger ball players improve their level of skill and intensity.


Rutgers University Turf Management Program - Graduated March 2005
Scholarship Recipient from the PAGCS - 2004
Duquesne University School of Business and Immaculata School of Business - Studied Management with a Minor in Marketing - 1996-1999

Affiliations and Licensing

PAGCS member
GCSAA member
Pennsylvania Pesticide License