Our Team

Kevitt Sale

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5112

Kevitt Sale has been the General Manager for over 13 years at several California Private Clubs including Sea Cliff Country Club and Marbella Country Club in Orange County and Serrano Country Club in the Sacramento area. Most recently Kevitt has been working in the commercial real estate industry for Lee & Associates. He is married with two boys, 16 & 19 and lives in Huntington Beach. Kevitt enjoys fishing, golf and attending his sons sporting events. His passion for building strong teams and focus on enhancing the member experience will make him an outstanding addition to the current team.

Gordon Chow

Role: Club Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5113

Holly Jaenichen

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2009
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5106

Holly has been with at Coto de Caza since 2009 where she started out at the Sports Club and now as one of the Clubs’ Membership Directors.

Holly’s background is in hospitality, travel and private event production and sales.

When she is not at the Club, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cheering on her son at his sporting events, hiking with her dogs, skiing, volunteering and finding time to improve her golf game.

Amy Mitchell

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 2012
Phone Number: 949-858-4100 x: 5107

Amy has been with ClubCorp since 2012 where she began her career in the City Club division at the beautiful University Club atop Symphony Towers in San Diego. She also embraced a year of National Sales with ClubCorp leadership with a focus on Corporate Memberships.  Her passion is connecting others through the community of her members and seeing new relationships bloom as a result.

Amy's formal training and experience are ones from the architectural and interiors arena. She has a young adult, boy & girl twins that live in San Diego. Her loves of leisure would be music, concerts, art, watching football and time spent with loved ones.

Sarah Placeres

Role: Private Event & Tournament Director
Serving Since: 2008
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5108

I have been working for Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club as the Private Events and Tournament Director since January, 2008. In the past, I worked for SeaCliff Country Club for three and a half years as Catering Director; Dove Canyon Country Club for three and half years as Catering Manager; and Coyote Hills Golf Course for six years as a Server, Banquet Captain and Assistant Food and Beverage Director.

The Members I serve and the Employee Partners I interact with are what make me love being a part of Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club.

My favorite parts of being a Private Events and Tournament Director are being able to arrange a baby shower, helping charities raise money in golf tournaments and planning the most important day of someone’s life – a wedding.

Alyssa Scarbrough

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5109

Alyssa was born and raised in Orange County, and currently resides in Seal Beach. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with her degree in Travel & Tourism, and a minor in Event Management. She joined ClubCorp in 2015 as one of the Private Event Directors at Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach. She joined our Private Events team in October of 2017 and has loved every minute of it!

Her favorite part of being a Private Event Director is getting to work so closely with our members and guests on some of the most special and important events of their lives, and the reality that no two days at Coto are the same!

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband and their dog, Buddy, cooking, traveling, and hitting a golf ball every now and then.

Rick Booth

Role: Director of Golf
Serving Since: 1999
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5135

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Rick has been playing golf since the age of 15 and has been in the golf industry for over 35 years.

Rick began his career in golf at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale, California.  After spending four years at Oakmont, he moved to Rio Hondo Country Club located in Downey, California in 1982. In 1990, he became the director of golf at Porter Valley Country Club in Northridge, California.  In 1999, Rick became the director of golf at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club.

Rick is married with two children.

David Page

Role: Director of Tennis
Serving Since: 2003
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5141

I have been the Director of Tennis at Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club since 2003. I have been in the Southern California tennis scene since 1992. I got my start in Texas, where I played college tennis at Odessa Junior College and University of Texas – San Antonio. In 1982, I received my Professional One – USPTA certification and started teaching full time.

My beautiful wife, Michelle, and I have two wonderful children, Sean and Sydney.

Corey Tabor

Role: Spa & Sports Club Director
Serving Since: 1993
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5140

I started my career with ClubCorp in January of 1993 as a Fitness Instructor at the Capital Club in Columbus, Ohio. Through the years, I have been the Athletic Director at: the Capital City Club in Columbus, Ohio; the Aspen Glen Club in Carbondale, Colorado; and most recently at Porter Valley Country Club in Northridge, California.

As a child, I spent two years in Rome, Italy and five years in Nairobi, Kenya. I have my Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Ohio University and am certified through the American College of Sports Medicine. I compete in the sport of adventure racing and, when given the time, I enjoy beating that little white ball around the golf course.

Kris Waagen

Role: Director of Golf Course Maintenance
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5152

Kristian grew up in England, in the market town of Rugby, Warwickshire, a stone’s throw from places like Stratford-upon-Avon and Coombe Abbey.  After high school, he joined the Royal Marines and served with 45 Commando specializing in mountain and arctic warfare, spending all his career in the mountains of Scotland or Arctic Norway.  Upon leaving the Royal Marines, he became a police officer in London for almost 5 years.  An encounter with his brother-in-law, professional golfer, Tony Jacklin saw him move to Spain to help build the San Roque Golf Club.  In a short time, he developed a keen interest in the work and within a few months had enrolled at Michigan State University where he later graduated from the Turf Management Program in 1991.Since then Kris has constructed 5 golf courses in Norway, England, Trinidad & Tobago, Lithuania, and Morocco, managing two of those as the superintendent.  He has also served a total of 14 years as the superintendent at courses in Michigan, Vermont, California, and most recently at Marbella Country Club.Kris is married to Megan, a native of California and they have a three-year-old daughter Anna who already knows terms like “are we going to set irrigation” or  “are we going to set cups” and can on occasion be seen checking the courses with him in the late afternoon.Outside of work, Kris likes to participate in workouts at his local CrossFit gym, walk his two Rhodesian Ridgebacks, and listen to the chatter of his daughter while marveling at the developing mind of a three-year-old.

Tyler Williams

Role: Restaurant Manager
Serving Since: 2019
Phone Number: 949.858.4100 x: 5117