Our Staff

First Tee-Phoenix is led by our Executive Director and a group of coaches who are passionate about making a difference in the lives of the Youth of Maricopa County.


Erin McDonough
Executive Director
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Michael Bergeson
Director of Programming
Site Coordinator,
Lone Tree
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Jessica Dailleboust
Development & Marketing Manager
Site Coordinator,
Talking Stick
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Greg Hall
Site Coordinator,
Desert Mirage GC & Briarwood CC
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Jamie Brewington
Site Coordinator,
Longbow GC & Augusta Ranch GC
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Nicole Cristy
Site Coordinator,
Wigwam GC
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Board of Directors

Daniel Calihan
Board Chair
CB Richard Ellis
Herman Lewkowitz
Past Board Chair
First Fidelity Bank s
Steve Jordan
Ryan Companies
Stacey Pauwels
PING, Inc.
Debbie Waitkus
Golf For Cause
Jeremy Anderson
Jeremy Anderson Golf
Andrew Harden
Four Peaks
Richard Strozewski
Springfield Golf Resort
Pete Kuehner
Salt River Materials Group
Curt Knapp
Warren Distribution
Amy LouisLaura Draeger-Ingram
Robbie Petty
SRS Real Estate Partners
Jane Spicer
Daphne’s Headcovers
Tony Frakes