In 2017 I will be marking my 21st year as a golf teaching professional. Today, my
objective is to work as a golf coach at the Middle School or High School level.
1997-1999 Ridgeline Golf & CC Orange Park Acres, CA
(2) years in-field training in instruction under Class A PGA Professional - Ken Kallestad
2000-2002 Ridgeline Golf & CC Orange Park Acres, CA
(2) years in-field training in instruction under Class A PGA Professional - Lynn Stone
RICK SERLING Teaching Professional Pro Shop Associate Sales Associate
2003 Passed the PGA Player Ability Test (PAT)
Wayne State University - Detroit MI
BS - Mass Communications, Business 2 years of graduate school - Business
2015-DATE The Islands Golf Center, Anaheim CA
> Teaching professional, individual and group.
> Team teaching support for local, Middle and High Schools
> Golf-Lunch-Swim Summer Camps and Summer Family Dinner Camps.
> Sales and execution of tournament and event business.
> Budgeting, selection and procurement of Pro Shop inventory.
> Pro Shop sales.
2007-2010 Birch Hills Golf Club, Brea CA
Teaching Professional, Pro Shop duties, Tournament Sales, Summer Camp Manager
Core Strengths Evaluation
*Evaluation by: Class A PGA Professionals:
Lynn Stone and Ken Kallestad
**Business exam results from NOCTI (National Occupational Competency Testing Institute)
General Management Pathway Assessment
“You can talk to a fade but a hook won’t listen.” - Lee Trevino
2003-2006 The Ridgeline Golf Club, Orange Park Acres CA
Teaching Professional, Pro Shop duties, Tournament Coordinator, Summer Camp Coordinator
1997-2002 The Ridgeline Golf Club, Orange Park Acres CA
Teaching Professional/Pro Shop duties (apprentice)
25 years field experience as a senior-level Sales and Marketing executive in the Advertising Business.
24 St Joseph Ave #2
Long Beach, CA 90803