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Executive Leadership Team

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Christopher Hampton

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General Manager & COO

There is no truer phrase than “Club Management is in Chris’ blood.” Four consecutive generations of Hamptons have been immersed in the Club Management field throughout the United States and Canada over the last 90 years. Chris is extremely proud of his heritage and to keep his family’s legacy going strong. Chris started his 20+ year career in Club Management at The Country Club in Pepper Pike, OH. He then spent nine years as the Assistant General Manager of Oakmont Country Club outside of Pittsburgh, PA, where he helped plan and execute the 2003 US Amateur and the 2007 US Open Championship. Most recently, Chris spent four years as the General Manager/COO of Lakewood Country Club in Westlake, OH, before joining the team at Sycamore Hills Golf Club.

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Tim Frazier

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Head PGA Professional

PGA Head Golf Professional, Tim Frazier has been our Head PGA Golf Professional since 1999. Tim’s playing experience at Sycamore Hills Golf Club includes 1996, 2007, 2009, 2012 and 2014 National Club Professional Championships and 12 Indiana Section PGA Tournament wins. Among his accomplishments, Tim was named the 2004 Merchandiser of the Year, 2005 Teacher of the Year, 2016 Golf Professional of the Year and 2019 Bill Strausbaugh Award winner. Tim has given back to the game as a Section Board Member from 2002–2014, is a Past President of the Indiana Section PGA 2010–2012 and participated on the National Golf Instruction Committee, National Junior Golf Committee and National Membership Committee.

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John Thompson

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Grounds/ Golf Course Superintendent

Originally, from Peoria, Illinois, John has a turf grass degree from University of Southern Illinois and past president of Indiana Golf Course Superintendent Association. Previously, in 1996–2001 he worked at Ft. Wayne Country Club, and was the superintendent at Glendarin Hills Golf Club in Angola, Indiana the past 12 years before becoming part of the Sycamore Hills Golf Club team.

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Alfredo Hildebrandt

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Assistant General Manager

Alfredo, or Fredo for short, immigrated from Peru to the United States when he was 16 years old. Alfredo fell in love with Club Management while interning at some of the top clubs in NE Ohio, while studying to get his Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management at Kent State University. After completing his degree, Alfredo was hired as the Food & Beverage Manager at Lakewood Country Club in Westlake, OH. After two years of tremendous success with the Club’s food and beverage program, Alfredo was promoted to Clubhouse Manager, a role in which he continued to excel. In 2018, Alfredo was the recipient of the prestigious Wilmore H. Kendall Scholarship, an annual scholarship awarded by the national Club Foundation. Alfredo came aboard Sycamore Hills in 2019 as the Clubhouse Manager, and was quickly promoted to Assistant General Manager a year later.

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Anthony Capua IV

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Executive Chef

Chef Anthony Capua traveled Fort-to-Fort when he took on the role of Executive Chef of Sycamore Hills Golf Club. Prior to coming aboard at Sycamore Hills, Chef Capua was the Executive Sous Chef of Fiddlesticks Country Club in Fort Myers, Florida. Chef Capua’s “scratch kitchen” philosophy quickly propelled Sycamore Hills to be named the 20th Best Private Club Culinary Experience by Club and Resort Business Magazine just a year and a half after starting at the Club.

Leadership Team

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Kevin Ellis

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Lead Assistant Professional

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Sabrina Bonanno

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Assistant Professional

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Morgan Faull

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Club Merchandiser

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Hartley McLeod

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Locker Room Manager

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Jay Tropf

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Outside Operations Manager

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Doug Moreau

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Lead Assistant Superintendent

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Scott Winling

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Assistant Superintendent

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Maria Santel

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Assistant Manager

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Aaron Ruble

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Executive Sous Chef

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Misty Mettler

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Director of Special Events

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Steve Post

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Director of Club Maintenance

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Lisa Kolbasky

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Office Manager

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Sue Manor

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Bookkeeper