Darren Berkman, CCM
General Manager

Darren Berkman is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management and Associate of Applied Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant Management.  Darren is an active member of the Carolinas Chapter of the CMAA.  He was the Assistant General Manager at the Peninsula Club before joining the team at Rolling Hills CC in 2011. Darren and his wife Stephanie have two girls.  
Greg McDanel, CGCS
Greens Superindendent

Greg McDanel has been employed at Rolling Hills Country Club since 1980.  He is an active member of the GCSCAA, Carolinas Golf Course Superindendent Association, North South Turf Grass Association and the Turf Grass Council of NC.  He became CGCS certified in 1993.  Greg and his wife, Tracey have three children; Holly, Will and Joanne.

Dan Wlodkowski
Assistant Greens Superindendent

Daniel Wlodkowski is originally from Pittsfield, MA and moved to Monroe in 1990.  He graduated with a Bachelor in Science degree in Turfgrass Management from NC State University in 1997.  Daniel joined the Rolling Hills CC team in 2003 as the Assistant Superintendent.  He is an active member of GCSAA, Carolinas Superintendents Association and the North Carolina Turfgrass Association.  Daniel currently resides in Monroe with his wife Tammy and three children; Mary, Justin and Jackson.
Jeff Avant, PGA
Head Golf Professional

Jeff attended and graduated from Methodist College.  He majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Managament. He went to work at Hillandale Golf Course in Durham, NC in 1996.  Hillandale GC was nationally recognized as one of the "top 100 Golf Shops" in the country every year since 1988.   Jeff worked there until July 2005 when he was hired as the Head Golf Professional at Rolling Hills CC.  He became a Class "A" member of the PGA of America in February of 2005.  Jeff and his wife Diane have two children;  Corey and Lindsey.

Jackson Taylor
Assistant Golf Professional
Jackson is originally from Wilmington, NC and graduated from Cape Fear Academy in 2008. He attended and graduated from Davidson College in 2012 while majoring in psychology. He was a 4 year member of the varsity golf team and was the team captain during his senior year.  Jackson comes to Rolling Hills Country Club from Wilmington, NC where he has worked as a golf shop assistant at the Country Club of Landfall. He has also served as the head varsity golf coach at Cape Fear Academy from 2014-2016.  He recently passed his Playing Ability Test (PAT) is currently enrolled in the PGA Apprentice Program.  
Grayson Glascock
Executive Chef

Grayson graduated with a 4.0 GPA in the Culinary Technology program at Central Piedmont in Charlotte . Not only was he a full-time culinary student, Grayson was also enrolled in the ACF Apprenticeship Program at Old North State Club and working full-time. Following graduation from school and the apprenticeship, Grayson earned his Certified Culinarian title and was offered the Executive Chef position at the Reserve Golf Club. There he served the members for five years as the Chef as well as the Food and Beverage Director. Following the Reserve, he moved to the Bald Head Island Club and took a position as the Executive Sous Chef .  He joined the Rolling Hills CC team in 2017.

Lindsay Kocis
Clubhouse Manager

Lindsay Kocis moved to the Charlotte area from Savannah, GA in 2002.  She worked at the Club at Longview for 5 years before joining the team at Rolling Hills CC.  She has her Master's degree in Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a concentration in Nonprofit Management.  



Kayle Schmidt
Food and Beverage Supervisor

Kayle Schmidt moved to the Charlotte Area from DuBois, Pennsylvania in 2009.  She joined the team at Rolling Hills in September 2015 as a server.  She was promoted to the Club's bartender in August 2016.  She became the Food and Beverage Supervisor in November 2017.  Kayle and her wife Mandy and their dog Boscoe and 2 cats Lucy and Phobie live in Union County.


Francis DiMenna
Tennis Director

Francis Di Menna is relocted from New York and joined the Rolling Hills Team in March 2014. He brings over 20 years of teaching experience to Rolling Hills.   Previously he was the Tennis Director at Mt. Kisco Country Club for ten years and Head Tennis Professional at Armonk Tennis Club in the indoor season.  He grew up in New York and was a successful junior player earning a college scholarship.  Francis graduated from Lynchburg College in Virginia with a degree in biology.  He is still an active player and is certified by the USPTA.  Francis and his wife Adrienne have two children; Jack and Madison.


Dawn Ferro
Accounts Receivable/Receptionist

Dawn Ferro is originally from New Jersey where she worked at McMaster Carr for 8 years in customer service.  Dawn and her family relocated to NC in July of 2006.  She worked for Vanguard Supreme in production control and purchasing.  She joined the Rolling Hills CC team in January 2012.  She is an active member of Lee Park Baptist Church in Monroe and is a volunteer on their greeting committee.  She lives in Union County with her husband and has two children.


 Daniel Habicht
Clubhouse Maintenance

Daniel Habicht is a native of Detriot, Michigan.  He moved to Charlotte in 1992.  He was with the Target Stores for 13 years before joining the Rolling Hill's team in 2008.  He lives in Indian Trail with his wife, Lauren and daughter Lillian. 


Debbie Laney

Debbie Laney is a native of Union County.  She is Rolling Hills Country Club's longest tenured staff member. When Debbie first joined the staff of Rolling Hills, she was in charge of the Accounts Receivable Dept. After four years of employment, she transferred to the Controller position.  Debbie and her husband, Wray, live in Monroe. They have two grown children, a daughter, Haiden(a math teacher at Parkwood High) and a son, Marshall(employed by the family business, Laney Electric).  In Debbie's spare time she enjoys traveling with her family and spending time at the beach.