Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 2020
Email Jon Crayton
A native Pittsburgher and graduate of Robert Morris University, Jon started his private club career working in the Pro Shop before moving into Food and Beverage at several clubs in the Pittsburgh area. More recently, he served as the Area General Manager at the University of Pittsburgh, overseeing all sports and leisure activities including the University Club, Petersen Events Center, and all catering operations.
Jon lives in Scott Township with his wife, Amanda, two sons (Greyson and Zane) and daughter, Zoe. He is excited to build upon the great traditions and culture that have made Diamond Run one of the best clubs in southwestern PA.
Role: Private Events/Member Events Director
Serving Since: 2012
Sarah is a graduate of Robert Morris University, receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, specializing in Hospitality and Tourism Management. While at RMU, she was a four-year letter-winner on the NCAA Division I Colonials women’s golf team. She most recently was employed with Doubletree (Hilton) Hotels, and has also worked at Sharon Golf Club in Sharon Center, Ohio, and Ridge Top Golf Club in Medina, Ohio. During college, she served as a full-time Sales and Marketing Intern for the Akron Aeros, the AA Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Cleveland Indians.
Additionally, Sarah has served as a volunteer instructor for the Woodlands Foundation’s “No Handicap Golf Club,” a non-profit organization providing enrichment to children and adults with disabilities, and as a youth instructor for The First Tee junior golf program. She is excited to bring her love of golf, culinary interests, and creative ideas to Diamond Run Golf Club in order to help achieve exceptional member experiences.
Serving Since: 2012
My career with ClubCorp began in July of 2012. I brought 15 + years of hospitality experience. Prior to Diamond Run I worked for a school district tax office and the airline industry.
I am a Pittsburgh/North Hills native, and currently live in Sewickley, PA. I have twin sons, Jason and Ryan whom I adore.
Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2013
Phone Number: 412.741.2020 x203
Adam was born and raised in Chattanooga, TN and learned to play the game through their local First Tee chapter. His golf career began at Old Waverly Golf Club (Golf Digest top 100 golf club) in West Point, Mississippi, where he worked for 2 seasons, while attending school at Mississippi State University. From Old Waverly, he accepted the position of 1st Assistant Golf Professional at Seven Oaks Country Club in Beaver, Pa, prompting his move to Pittsburgh, Pa. He remained there for 2 seasons before accepting his current position at Diamond Run Golf Club, which was in April, 2013.
Adam became a Class A PGA Professional in August, 2015 and is currently working through the PGA Certified Professional Program. His passion does not stop with just the game itself, but in teaching and watching his students grow to love and respect the game of golf, at all skill levels. Adam is also skilled in all levels of club repair and conducts all club repair at Diamond Run Golf Club.
He currently lives in the North Hills of Pittsburgh with his wife Sarah.
Role: Executive Chef
Serving Since: 2015
Michael grew up in the surrounding North Hills and went to Culinary School in Punxsutawney at IUP’s Academy of Culinary Arts. A fast paced program designed to get culinarians in the industry as quick as possible, as well as the opportunity to spend time in Italy training at various schools. After finishing his externship, he started his career at the Duquesne Club in Downtown Pittsburgh. Three years it was time to move on and quickly thereafter he was promoted to his first Sous Chef position.
After working in the restaurant scene, Michael decided to go back to the club scene starting at Butler Country Club. Then Michael took the chance and moved to Philadelphia for an Executive Sous Chef position at Philadelphia Country Club to learn as much about being an Executive Chef as possible. Michael was very excited to start his Executive Chef career back in Pittsburgh and is excited for the opportunity here at Diamond Run.
Role: Service Director
Serving Since: 2018