Our Team

Tim Koressel

Role: General Manager
Serving Since: 1996
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Born and raised in Indiana, Tim is a proud Indiana University Kelley School of Business alum.  At Indiana University, Tim earned a B.B. A. in Finance as well as several awards to honor his outstanding academic and golf athletic performances. Tim holds a Indiana University Balfour Award (top scholar athlete), awards for placing Top 5 in the Big Ten Champions in 1981, 1982, & 1983, and was an honorable mention All-American in 1983.

Tim has been serving as the Stonebriar General Manager since September 2008. He has earned many awards through ClubCorp, including All-Star awards and Circle of Excellence awards. Tim looks forward to meeting Members,  interacting with employees, and building relationships everyday at Stonebriar. He is always more than happy to join Members on the courses to show off his skills as a scratch golfer. 

Outside of the Club, Tim enjoys playing golf and traveling with his wife, Jackie. Tim resides in Corinth, Texas.

Carlos Aguirre

Role: Tennis Director
Serving Since: 2018
Phone Number: 972.625.5050
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Thomas Barksdale

Role: PGA Director of Golf
Serving Since: 2015
Phone Number: 972.625.5050
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Thomas was named our Director of Golf in 2018. Prior to being our Director of Golf, he was the PGA Head Golf Professional from 2015 to 2018. He has had the privilege to work with some of golf industry's best professionals and several Clubs including - Orinda Country Club (Orinda, California), Wichita Country Club (Wichita, Kansas), The Country Club at Loch Lloyd (Kansas City, Missouri). However, he finally found his home at Stonebriar with a great team and Membership.

Over the course of his career in the golf industry, Thomas was named the 2015 US Kids Top 50 Honorable Mention and was a part of the 2013 & 2014 AGM Platinum Award winning team at Wichita Country Club. Most recently being awarded, ClubCorp National Rising Star for Golf in 2016. However, the most rewarding part of his career is working with several different charitable organizations over the years including serving as the Golf Tournament Chair for the CYC (Community Youth Center) Child Advocacy Center.

Thomas' favorite part about being a part of Stonebriar is the Membership. The Membership is what makes the Club. Without their support and encouragement, our golf operation would not be as successful as it is.

In his free time, Thomas enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. Next time you are at the Club, ask him how you improve your swing!

Jason Brown

Role: Fazio Golf Shop Manager
Serving Since: 2000
Phone Number: 972.668.8748
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Jason was raised in Sherman, Texas where he competed in a variety of sports such as basketball, football, and baseball. He lettered in baseball at Sherman High School where he graduated in 1995. He went on to play golf at Austin College in Sherman, earning Academic All-Conference honors his last two years. Jason graduated from Austin College in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Jason grew up playing recreational golf with family but fell in love with the game in college. Outside of playing golf, Jason enjoys fishing, basketball, and softball.  Jason has been with Stonebriar since the fall of 2000, recently being promoted to Golf Shop Manager at the Fazio Course. He loves working with golfers of all types. Jason feels especially comfortable working with left-handed golfers, since he is indeed left-handed. Jason recognizes every golf swing is different and believes the golf instructor should conform to the student instead of trying to make the student conform to the instructor. 

He feels the best part of the job is getting outside and playing golf with Members. He currently lives in McKinney.

Arie Gill

Role: Director of Fitness
Serving Since: 2010
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Arie has more than 28 years of experience in the fitness industry. Her expertise includes working with individuals of all ages with weight loss, flexibility, core, cardio vascular, and rehab/therapy. By staying current with the most innovative styles and techniques, she is able to provide her clients with the most effective methods to reach their goals.

Growing up in South Texas, Arie was involved with athletics such as track, basketball, and volleyball. Since moving to Dallas, she has been involved in national television broadcasts to promote kids fitness and has received a Gold Award from the Dallas Morning News for her Pilates-Yoga and BOSU workouts.

Arie is passionate about fitness and overall health and strives to educate and inspire her clients to achieve their desired level of fitness.

Kristina Karoll

Role: Member Relations Director
Serving Since: 2013
Phone Number: 972.625.5050 x232
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Kristina was born and raised right off #3 Fairway on the Club Course, which makes Stonebriar her home away from home. She has served many roles here at Stonebriar including Pool Manager, Front Desk Receptionist, Membership Assistant, and eventually her favorite and most rewarding role as Member Relations Director. Kristina has been awarded the ClubCorp National Rising Star for Membership in 2014, Stonebriar Employee of the Year in 2014, and most recently ClubCorp National Rising Star for Member Relations in 2017.

Kristina's favorite part about being the Member Relations Director at Stonebriar is getting to play a special part in so many Member's life celebrations. Whether it's a birthday on the Patio, kids meeting Santa or celebrating Independence Day with fireworks on the Terrace, Kristina enjoys helping turn even the smallest events into magic moments.

In her free time, Kristina enjoys spending time with her family and working out. Next time you see her at the Club, make sure to say hello!

Ron Kirk

Role: Director of Operations
Serving Since: 2018
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Ron comes to Stonebrair with over 30+ years of experience managing and working in high volume, high-profile club and restaurant environments. He most recently served as the General Manager at the Beverly Hills Tennis Club. Prior to that he has help manage several high end restaurants in California including - Wolfgangs Steakhouse by Wolfgang Zweiner, Rao's and Palm Restaurant.

Chris Kohler

Role: Head Golf Professional
Serving Since: 2015
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Chris joined the Stonebriar Team in 2015 as our 1st Assistant Golf Professional and the liaison for our Men's Golf Association. Prior to being here at Stonebriar, Chris was an Assistant Golf Professional at Colonial Country Club and Brookhaven Country Club. Chris was promoted to Head Golf Professional in December 2018.

Alia Kottas

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 1997
Phone Number: 972.625.5050 x474
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Originally from Wichita, Kansas Alia started her ClubCorp career at Willowbend Golf Club in 1997. This is where she met husband, Bradley. Since moving to Texas in 2000, she has served as Membership Director at Oakmont Country Club, Timarron Country Club, Stonebridge Ranch and Trophy Club. During that time, Alia’s accomplishments and awards include; The Rising Star Award, ClubCorp Champions Club Founding Member, National Team of Excellence Award, ClubCorp President's Club, ClubCorp Champion's Hall of Fame. Membership is a passion for Alia because of its relational nature. She believes at the end of the day, it's not the things we have or have done; it's the relationships we have and what we done with them that matter. She often says, “It's important to forget all the reasons it won't work and believe in the one reason it will!”

When not working, Alia enjoys spending time with Bradley and their two children: Grace, a recent a graduate of Christ for the Nations and Jacob and a soon to be Senior Varsity Basketball player. They enjoy live music, sports, (wine), entertaining & serving others!

Shelly Meador

Role: Membership Director
Serving Since: 1990
Phone Number: 972.625.5050 x225
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Shelly is a Native Texan from Dallas.  She joined Stonebriar in 1990.  Stonebriar became part of the ClubCorp family of clubs in 1994.  Shelly has years of Club experience in member relations, private events and membership sales. 

Shelly has been the recipient of many national corporate accolades and was inducted into the President’s Club in 2001 and the ClubCorp Hall of Fame in 2005, and ClubCorp All Star in 2014. 

Shelly has a passion for the Stonebriar and the Club’s Membership. Shelly’s door is always open.  She makes it a point to know each of the Members and helps them become part of the Stonebriar Membership family.  Her favorite part of Membership is helping Members build life-long friendships.  

Shelly is married to Stonebriar’s PGA Director of Instruction, Jimmie Meador.  They have a son, Davis and daughter, Rachel.   Shelly loves to spend time with her family – traveling, watching the kids sporting events, volunteering and just having adventures.

Stephanie Reed

Role: Private Events Director
Serving Since: 2017
Phone Number: 972.625.5050
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Stephanie Reed graduated from the University of North Texas in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management. Prior to joining Gleneagles, Stephanie spent 12 years as a Sales and Catering Manager for Ruth’s Chris Steak House. She loves the sense of accomplishment that comes with planning events and enjoys exceeding her clients’ expectations!

Outside of work Stephanie loves spending time with her husband Marc and their three year old daughter, Meadow. She’s also an active runner and loves to travel in her down time.

Jane Richards

Role: Tournament Sales Director
Serving Since: 2001
Phone Number: 972.625.5050 x492
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Jane began her career in Golf Tournament Sales in 2000 at the Tribute Golf Club in the Colony, TX. 

She joined Stonebriar Country Club for the first time in September, 2001. Her responsibilities included serving as the liaison for Member Golf Outings and working  closely with the Westin Resort and Golf Club guests that booked outings on the Fazio Resort Course. She accepted a position as the Director of Sales and Marketing at Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, TX in June of 2003. Jane joined the Stonebriar family in May of 2015 as the Tournament Sales Director.