Serving since 2017
Born and raised in the North Hills, I grew up driving through the rolling hills and lush apple orchards of Treesdale. The sweeping views and scenery of western Pennsylvania are spectacular and I’m proud to live in Pittsburgh.Formerly the Director of Membership & Programs for the Greater Latrobe Laurel Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce, I was pleased to be part of a successful rebranding of the Chamber increasing membership by over forty percent and introducing new business networking opportunities for its Members. I had the honor of working with the legendary Arnold Palmer on the annual membership golf classic at Latrobe Country Club for several years and the opening of the Chamber’s Visitor Center on Route 30. I thoroughly enjoy sales, marketing, networking, building long-lasting vibrant relationships, and effectively promoting a strong organization.Joining Treesdale is truly a blessing for me, being part of a family community, and developing strong and genuine bonds with our Mem...
Event Sales Director
Serving since 2023
Member Experience Director
Serving since 2018
Heather was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and has always called this place home. She graduated from Kent State University, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Relations. Heather is looking forward to utilizing her skills and background in her position as Member Relations Director. While not at the club, Heather enjoys spending time with her son, Aiden and husband, Sean along with her family and friends. She is excited to be joining the team here at Treesdale and is looking forward to building relationships and creating exciting events for the membership! Heather can be reached at Heather.Knaus@clubcorp.com and would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
Director of Golf
Serving since 2016
Jimmy was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and began working in the golf industry in 2000. He graduated from Slippery Rock University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, but followed his passion for golf and continued his path of becoming a Golf Professional. As an Assistant Golf Professional, Jimmy worked at Wildwood Golf Club in Allison Park, PA, The Country Club of Birmingham in Birmingham, AL, Butler Country Club in Butler, PA and most recently at Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh, PA. He is a Certified US Kids Golf Instructor as well as a Certified FlightScope Professional. As the Director of Golf, Jimmy welcomes the opportunity to provide an exceptional golf experience to the members and guests of Treesdale Golf & Country Club. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Natalie, and sons Rieker & Killian, as well as traveling, exercising, and running marathons.
Director of Agronomy
Serving since 2012
Stefan was born and raised outside of Albany, NY and started working on golf courses in 1992. He attended the State University of New York at Delhi and received an Associates Degree in Applied Science for Golf Course Operations. Following the advice of several well-known Superintendents, he decided to continue his education at Clemson University and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Turfgrass Management.Early on in his career, Stefan knew he wanted to be part of a major tournament and was fortunate to intern at the famed Pebble Beach Golf Links. During that time, he was instrumental in the preparations for the 1999 US Amateur & 2000 US Open events. He then received an opportunity to join the prestigious team at Oakland Hills Country Club, which has hosted 6 US Opens, 2 PGA Championships, Ryder Cup matches and more.Prior to joining the team at Treesdale Golf & Country Club, Stefan has been the Superintendent at Blowing Rock Country Club, a 1915 Seth Raynor designed course in t...
Director of Golf Instruction
Serving since 1997
Joe has been the Director of Golf at Treesdale Golf & Country Club from 1997 - 2015. During this time period he has played in the 2015 US Senior Open, and the Senior PGA Championship. He was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 2013 and the Clarion University hall of Fame in 1999. He also won the Tri-State PGA Senior Player of the year honors in 2015 and 2014, was Golf Professional of the Year in 2013, won the MacKay Trophy for low scoring average in 2012 with a scoring average of 70.3, and won the Bill Strausbaugh award for mentoring other PGA Golf Professionals in 2008. Prior to this, Joe was the First Assistant Golf Professional at the Pittsburgh Field Club from 1989 to 1997. During this tenure, he won the Pennsylvania Open, the Tri-State PGA Assistant Player of the Year Honors and the Tri-State PGA McKay Trophy for Low Scoring Average with an average of 69.5. In 1988, he played on the Mini Tour and tried to qualify for the PGA Tour, which he missed by only two s...
Director of Tennis and Athletics
Serving since 1998
I am originally from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, but moved to the Pittsburgh area in 1988 after working two years as a Tennis Professional for Dennis VanderMeer in Hilton Head Island, SC. Once in Pittsburgh, I taught tennis at The Racquet Club of Pittsburgh and then became the Director of Tennis for Oxford Athletic Club. During the early ‘90s, I was ranked No. 1 for Allegheny Mountain Tennis Association and ranked third in the Middle States Section for Women’s and Mixed Doubles. I joined the Treesdale Team part-time in ‘98 as the Director of Tennis and became full-time at Treesdale Golf & Country Club in 2004 as the Director of Tennis and Athletics.I’m a certified Tennis Professional with the U.S.P.T.A. and U.S.P.T.R. as well as a certified Personal Trainer with the International Sports Science Association.On a personal note, I’m married to a wonderful husband Joe. We have a 10-year-old daughter Nicole, and I have a stepson Jon, 24. We all like to bike, hike and stay in shape.I love my ca...
Serving since 2018
Michele is very excited to be a part of the Treesdale Golf and Country Club team. A lifelong Pittsburgher, she attended Fox Chapel Area High School and earned a BS in Business & Administration/Accounting from Duquesne University. Her career has always been in the accounting field, but she will never regret taking the time away from her career to raise a family. During that time, she was an active parent volunteer which included three years as treasurer of the Parent-Teacher Group. She and her husband, Joe, have two adult children. Away from the club, Michele enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves to sing and is active in the music ministry at her church. Some of her favorite things are coffee, wine, horses, music, and beautiful scenery.
Serving since 1997
I have lived in the northern Pittsburgh area all my life. I joined the staff at Treesdale Country Club in 1997 as a part-time assisant to the Facilities Manager. I was also employed at Pittsburgh Brewing as a second shift crew manager for 30 years until the closing of the production facility in Pittsburgh in 2009. I attended Tri Angle Tech 2009-2011 to earn my RHVAC certificate and degree. In the spring of 2011 I was promoted to facilities manager and I look forward to many more years devoting my knowledge and technical skills to Treesdale Country Club.