Serving since 2018
Kenneth has over 15 years in the club industry and is a native of Dallas, Texas. He has experience in the public and private sector. A decent golfer in his own right, he received a golf scholarship from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA and graduated with a B.S. in Management. Kenneth also worked for Walt Disney World in the Epcot Center as a cast member. He has held positions in the industry as Golf Professional for 8 years, Club Manager for 4 years, Operations Manager/Membership Director for 3 years as well as other line positions; which makes him well encompassed on the needs of the business. Places worked include Cedar Crest GC, LB Houston GC, Pelican Point CC, notably Club Corp managed property Canebrake CC in Hattiesburg, MS and a formerly managed Frog GC in the Atlanta area. Club operations and member service are at the top of Kenneth's priority. Kenneth is passionate about programming and enhancing the experience for all members.
Serving since 2015
Greg began his career with Club Corp in the early 2000s at Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, TX. Starting in the Club’s restaurant and eventually moving into a Banquet Captain position. This led to his first Supervisor role at The Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, VA, and then as a Food and Beverage Manager with Canongate 1, and Mirror Lake Golf Club, both Club Corp clubs in the Atlanta region.Being born in Texas, and growing in New Jersey, Greg has enjoyed a diverse upbringing. He’s studied music and video production, and continues his passion in both areas to this day, along with other activities such as traveling, and hiking with his family.
Director of Golf
Serving since 2021
615-646-4785 ext. 3974
Siegfried is a PGA, Director of golf who has also coached collegiate golf for over 15 years. He coached his teams to multiple D1, D2, D3, and NAIA tournament wins and was named “Coach of the Year” in the California Pacific Conference from 2004-2006. His low round of 64 was at Chuck Corica Golf Complex and a low tournament round of 66 in the Alameda Commuters. His swing philosophy is to work with students to swing on plane while using as many big muscles to create a desired ball flight. He plans to bring his 23-year experience and high energy to help Temple Hills become the best golf club in Franklin, Tennessee.
Assistant Golf Professional
Serving since 2018
Alex is currently a level 1 PGA apprentice. His apprenticeship began at The Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. As a highly ranked player on the Junior Scoreboard, Alex was recruited for the 2010-2011 season as a member of the San Jose State Men’s Golf Team. His career low round is a 64 at The Homesteads Cascade Course. Alex’s passion of sports came from being born in Santa Rosa, California. His favorite teams are the Raiders, A’s, and Golden State Warriors.
Golf Course Superintendent
Serving since 1993
"Goose " is a native Nashvillian. He has devoted his entire career to the golf course maintenance profession. Including serving his early career with the transition of moving "Old Richland County Club" a Donald Ross design from downtown Nashville to the now Richland CC in Brentwood TN, a Jack Nicklaus design. Goose accepted the Golf Course Superintendent position here at Temple Hills in 1993. Roles have also included Regional Director of Agronomy in which he has helped supervise & consult many courses in the US. Member of GSCAA, TGCSAA, & TN Turfgrass Association. We are lucky to have Goose taking care and maintaining such a pertinent part of Temple Hills.
Assistant Office Manager
Serving since 1994
Zina has been a part of Temple Hills Country Club since 1994. She is born and raised in the area and has raised 2 children as well as 3 grandchildren. Prior to transitioning over to Temple Hills CC, Zina started a cleaning business – cleaning houses all around Nashville. She is one of the most important parts of the club. She is the heart and soul of Temple Hills and never forgets a name or face. She is the “Momma Z” of Temple Hills.
Serving since 2020
Melissa is from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. She grew up with a background in Nursing but changed careers after moving to Washington, D.C. She was involved in Government Contracting for 12 years before becoming a General Manager of a boutique winery in beautiful Northern VA. She moved to Nashville in 2017 and is thrilled to be back in the South.Melissa loves to travel all over the world, New Zealand and Iceland are particular favorites. She has one “fur-baby” and spends a majority of time with friends and visiting family in NC every time she gets the chance. She is excited to be part of the team at Temple Hills Country Club.
Assistant Service Director & Private Events Coordinator
Serving since 2019
Hailing from the Northeast, Christian has lived in Nashville for 6 years. His journey with Temple Hills began in 2018 as a lifeguard, where he quickly built relationships with the Temple Hills membership, joining Temple Hills’ service team in 2019. An adaptable team member, Christian has worn many hats in his time at Temple Hills as Assistant Service Director, Pool Manager & Private Events Coordinator. His favorite part of the job is seeing the smile on someone’s face when they see their event executed into reality. In his free time, Christian enjoys learning new recipes & caring for his two bearded dragons, Toothless & Puff.
Food & Beverage Director
Serving since 2021
Karen Gilley is originally from Florida. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in business and hospitality. She moved to Nashville in 2012 and worked for Richland Country Club and Hillwood Country Club before embarking on this new journey at Temple Hills Country Club. Karen has been in the hospitality industry for over 30 years!
Serving since 2021
Ryan grew up a Navy brat moving up and down the eastern seaboard. Returning to New England for college, he went to a Le Cordon Bleu program at the Atlantic Culinary Academy with McIntosh College in Dover New Hampshire. He arrived in Nashville as part of the opening team for the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. While there Ryan served with the Tennessee National Guard as a 19K Tank Crewman with 1 tour to Iraq and hurricane relief effort for Louisiana when hurricane Gustav hit. Ryan was a member of the opening team for Music City Center. Lastly before arriving at Temple Hills, he was the Executive Sous Chef and acting Executive Chef for Bridgestone Arena. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the club. Ryan has 20 years of experience in kitchens, 16 of which in culinary management. He began his culinary management career with Club Corp at Pinehurst Resort.