October 9, 2017
Trends Workshop for the Seminole Region of FLCMAA
Willoughby Golf Club
Facilitator: Jack Sullivan

October 11-15, 2017
Next Generation – Topic: Mentorship
Sponsored by USTA & USPTA
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL
Speaker: Len Simard

October 14, 2017, 7-8 am
Round Table Discussion: Interviewing and Hiring for a Job
World Conference in Oceans 1-6
Facilitator: Len Simard

January 24, 2018, 1-2 pm
“What Should I Know Before Hiring a Fitness Director for my Club?”
PGA Education Tracks: Executive Management Track
Speaker: Len Simard

January 24-26, 2018
PGA Education Conference – Executive Management Learning Track
Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL
Speakers: Dick Kopplin, Kurt Kuebler, and Tom Wallace

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2:15-3:15 pm
    Topic: Model Clubs and the Best Practices They Engage to Stay That Way
    Description: We’ll explore strategies that are used by the industry leading clubs to ensure strong and consistently relevant practices are used in the governance and leadership commitment.  This program will provide attendees with a significant number of key ‘take away’ practices that can be modified and immediately used at your club to increase engagement, awareness and overall satisfaction with the member experience.
  • Thursday, January 25, 12:30-1:30 pm
    Topic: Key Principles of Team Development”
    Description: Why is it some clubs seem to consistent attract and retain the ‘best and the brightest’ talent in all levels of the operation, while other seem to be in ‘always hiring’ mode?  This program will provide attendees with key and proven team engagement, development and mentoring principles that will likely help any club or golf operation to enhance staff satisfaction, and elevate talent attraction and retention.
  • Friday, January 26, 10:45-11:45 am
    Topic: Jump Start Your Leadership
    Description: Visiting over 200 clubs each year, combined with in-depth interviewing of well over 5,000 candidates over the years provides us with keen insights on what separates good from great leaders!  This program will cause attendees to take a ‘hard look in the mirror’, do a significant self-evaluation of style, relevant competencies and emerging skill trends, and will likely provide you with several clear ‘take aways’ to allow for a stronger focus on what most clubs, their boards and their senior staff are looking for in today’s professionals.