Serving since 2018
Tyler was born and raised in Southern California, where he learned to love restaurants and hospitality from an early age. He attended Seattle Pacific University, graduating with degrees in Music and Business & Political Leadership. He then moved back to Southern California and began his career in Food & Beverage and Hospitality, leading teams in different venues ranging from multi-unit fast casual concepts to Forbes 5-star fine dining restaurants.Tyler and his wife Ashley returned to the Pacific Northwest to raise their family, relocating to Gig Harbor at the end of 2017. Tyler has an immense passion for food and wine, both of which he explores personally, as well as professionally. He also enjoys spending time with his family and being outside and around water as much as possible.
Director of Membership
Serving since 2019
After graduating from Eastern Washington University with her bachelor’s in Communication, Public Relations, Alicia joined the Canterwood Team in 2019 with a passion for member organizations and event planning. She finds joy in helping connect members to one another, finding their home at Canterwood through events, clubs, and personal connections. When not at work Alicia enjoys spending time with her dog, Murphy, and tending to her indoor forest of house plants.
Member Experience Director
Serving since 2022
Christie joins our team with an extensive background in the golf industry and marketing. Christie attended the University of Washington, graduating with a degree in Communications. After graduation, Christie joined Oki Golf, where she worked for the past five years, most recently as their Marketing Manager. A native to Gig Harbor and a life-long golfer, Christie is excited to be returning to Canterwood, where she played golf on the Gig Harbor High School Golf Team. Christie brings a passion and knowledge of the golf industry, marketing, and communications to our team, and she is excited to help members receive the most out of their memberships. Outside of golf, Christie enjoys learning about construction vehicles from her son and playing with her two dogs.
Private Events Director
Serving since 2014
After many years tending bar at a corporate chain restaurant, I was eager for something more professional. I started at Canterwood in March of 2014 and quickly became accustomed to the Clublife atmosphere and the variety of jobs available. I was hired as a server but spent many months as a food runner and working banquets. I soon became a pool server, restaurant hostess and beverage cart attendant. I experienced my first Men’s Member Guest Invitational loading up my beverage cart at 5am and driving around all day witnessing the intensity of such a big golf tournament. After a year and a half I was promoted to lead server, helping to train new staff and assist restaurant operations. I then moved into the Banquet Captain position where I spent the last couple of years learning the mechanics of banquets and how to successfully lead a team. In November of 2017 I was promoted to Food and Beverage Manager at Canterwood. It has been such an exciting experience and every day I learn more an...
Serving since 2020
Chef Carlos Beltre a native from the Dominican Republic, grew up in New York City and discovered his passion for cooking at a young age while working in his mother's restaurant after school. He was exposed to a variety of bold flavors, spices and a world of limitless creativity. After graduation from the International Culinary Culinary in Soho Chef Carlos began his career working as a dishwasher for different restaurants across New York City. After several months he was given an opportunity as a Line Cook at Chefs Club By Bon Appetite where his career and skills flourished by continually challenging himself to learn new techniques and improving both his pallet and his knowledge of food. Shortly before moving to Washington with his wife Carlos worked with The Make It Nice Restaurant Group and helped open their new fast casual concept restaurant in Downtown Manhattan. Since being in Seattle he's had the pleasure of working in the Historic Hotel Sorrento and Mamnoon which was voted one...
Golf Course Superintendent
Serving since 2021
Renee is a 15-year veteran in the golf industry and has worked at notable clubs within the industry. She was born and raised in Ohio and attended The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute and graduated at the top of her class. After completing a successful internship on Cape Cod, MA, she returned to Ohio to work at Wooster Country Club and then at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Renee has worked at Firestone for the past seven years as Assistant Superintendent (overseeing 3 courses) and Superintendent of the Fazio Golf Course. Renee successfully completed Firestone’s certification from The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program and oversaw a complete Better Billy Bunker renovation of the Fazio Course which encompassed 70 bunkers. Additionally, she has worked and groomed Firestone for multiple Senior Championship Tour Events and PGA Tour Events. When not at the golf course, Renee enjoys time with family, throwing competitive darts and gardening with her wife.
Ross Eaton USPTA, CPD
Director of Tennis
Serving since 2018
Ross Eaton is a United States Professional Tennis Association teaching professional with 30 years of service. He is a USPTA/USTA certified specialist in competitive player development – he was one of the first 250 coaches in the nation to receive this certification. For eight years he worked as a USTA Competition Training Center coach, two of which he was the head coach for Washington State. Ross is USTA certified in both levels of sports science: Level 1: Coaching Philosophy/Methodologies and Level 2: Sports Physiology, Nutrition, Biomechanics, Sports Medicine, Sports Psychology, Motor Learning.Ross has worked with players from three years old to those well over 80. He has helped players at every level of the game, having worked with complete novices to developing numerous collegiate level and nationally ranked players. He has been the long term Tennis Director at two clubs, revitalizing both with his leadership and making substantial gains in both budget, atmosphere and Member sat...
Serving since 2008
Becky has worked at Canterwood since 2008, starting her career as a bartender/ bar manager for six plus years. She moved into the accounting office in 2014 and recently received her bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management.She enjoys hiking and camping with her two children.
1st Assistant Golf Professional
Serving since 2021
I am super excited to be back at Canterwood after nearly 20 years! I have been the Head Professional at Kitsap Golf & Country Club for the past 15 years, and even dabbled at McCormick Woods for a few years before that. However, I am excited to rekindle my friendship with old friends, and meet all the new Members that have joined since the last time I was at Canterwood. My wife Sherri and I have lived in Gig Harbor since 1990 and are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary this August. We are the proud parents of Hanna (23) and Ben (21) who continue to take up our focus outside of work. Other than work and kids, we enjoy live music, good wine and boating. In 1991, I won 5 WWC Pro-Ams and was named the Western Washington Chapter Championship, Senior Champion. I have also been the Washington State Assistant Professional runner up 3 times (I never won, darn it).
Director of Player Development
Serving since 2021
Jim was the Head Professional in Tucson, Arizona for 17 years then the Director of Training and Sales for Henry-Griffitts, a golf club fitting and manufacturer for 18 years. He then moved back into teaching at his academy in Naples, Florida for eight years before returning to the Pacific Northwest. Jim was most recently at Tualatin Country Club, just outside of Portland, as the Director of Player Development for the last seven years. During that time he was awarded the Oregon Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year in 2016 and 2018. Jim is married to his beautiful wife Earline Mapother and together have six children and ten grandchildren. Jim's desire is to help people find more enjoyment in their club experience through instruction and player development programs. Jim would love to take some time to discuss shared golfing experiences with you.