Serving since 2015
Richard Siggins grew up just north of San Diego in Pasadena, CA. Richard spent time playing Southern California Junior Golf, High School Golf before moving to the bay area to attend Saint Mary’s College of California. While his college golf career was short-lived, it was in the bay area where his passion for Hospitality began. Richard Worked in numerous hotels in the bay area ranging from the Oakland hills to the beaches of Santa Cruz. After 10 years working as a food and beverage leader in the bay area, he decided to move back to Southern California and combine his passion for golf and hospitality by taking a position at a private club in Orange County. While in Santa Cruz Richard met his wife who was born and raised in Oceanside California. It was his desire to grow both professionally and personally, that led Richard to move to San Diego County and take the Food and Beverage Director position at Shadowridge Golf Club.
Serving since 2010
Jay was born and raised in Vista, California. He started at Shadowridge Golf Club in 2010 as a part-time Outside Service Employee. While working at Shadowridge, Jay graduated from California State University San Marcos with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology as well as earning his Masters in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University Irvine. Jay has worn a number of different hats throughout his tenure including Outside Services, working in the Golf Shop and even mowing a green or two here and there. Jay focuses on the team aspects every day and feels his successes are due to his relationship with the staff and members.Jay is recently married to his college sweetheart Kelsey. Both enjoy spending their free time with their puppy Bogey and catching 9 innings of Padres baseball on a daily basis. Jay and Kelsey feel Shadowridge is the perfect place to call home and hope to be able to raise a family in this community one day.
Event Sales Director
Serving since 2018
Codie is a true SoCal girl; born and raised in Temecula, CA where her passion lied with playing sports, going to the beach and shopping. When college came around, her gears switched and she began pursuing her degree in communications. During her college years, Codie planned large-scale events on campus, in her sorority, at wineries in Temecula and for the Anaheim Ducks Hockey Club. After getting her bachelors from California State University, Fullerton in 2018 she moved back to Temecula and searched for a welcoming, upbeat and challenging place to work. She accepted the Private Events Coordinator position in August 2018 at Shadowridge Golf Club and is excited for what is to come.
Food & Beverage Captain
Serving since 2013
Lauren Naismith a native of Calgary, Ontario lived most of her life in Seattle Washington where she attended the University of Washington earning a Bachelor degree in the Science of Psychology. After College, she moved down to North County San Diego and began working at Shadowridge Golf Club in 2013. She was hired at Shadowridge as a server and bartender and quickly began to build relationships and enrich lives of the members and her co-workers. It was due to her hard work, dedication, and can do attitude that quickly led to her promotion to the role of Captain. In the time she has been at the club, Lauren has become an indispensable part of the food and beverage team. She does a fantastic job of leading her team and ensuring execution in all aspects of food and beverage.
Rusty Van Dam
Head Golf Professional
Serving since 1988
Rusty came to work at Shadowridge in May of 1988, right out of the University of Denver. He studied Hotel/Restaurant Management in Denver after spending two years at Palomar Junior College. He was born and raised in Escondido, CA and now lives here in Shadowridge. His first position at Shadowridge was in the bag room before getting into the PGA Apprentice Program. As the Head Golf Professional, Rusty enjoys overseeing the day-to-day Golf Operation. Rusty loves to teach golf and see the player's eyes light up when they see improvement! He is married and has three children and a grandson. Rusty van Dam has 30 years’ experience at Shadowridge Golf Club.
Serving since 2018
Randy was born in Atlanta, Georgia and spent his early years moving around the US as the son of a United States Marine. The late 70’s brought a move to Fallbrook where he graduated high school. His career path began soon after with studies at MiraCosta College. He received a two-year degree in Golf Course and Sports Turf Management. While attending MiraCosta, he began at Lake San Marcos Country Club, working his way up the ladder, where he became the Assistant Superintendent. In 2000 he earned the title of Head Superintendent where he remained until 2008. As he continued to grow he accepted a position at El Camino Country Club where he spent the next five years as Head Superintendent. In 2013 Randy was presented the opportunity to continue his career path as Head Superintendent at Vista Valley Country Club.During his twenty plus year career, Randy has had the opportunity to plan, oversee, and complete major golf course renovations.
Serving since 1995
Jo was born in Indiana but grew up living all over the U.S. She started school in 1991 at Oklahoma State University and graduated. She has two children and a few grandchildren. She enjoys triathlons, gardening, and reading with her family. She has completed three Ironman Competitions! Jo started working at Shadowridge in 1995 and has been with us for 27 years.