Dale Smigelsky, PGA Professional
After growing up in Winter Park, Florida, Dale’s first contact with golf in Fort Collins was as the Shop Manager at Collindale from 1994-1996 under then Head Professional Joe Nance. From 1997-2000 he ran City Park Nine as the Head Professional. He then moved to Southridge in 2001, before joining Collindale from 2009-present. Dale and his wife, Anne, have lived in Fort Collins since 1988 and have three grown children and a granddaughter all living in Colorado.
Courtney Houska, Director of Operations
Courtney has been working at Collindale since 2003. She started working in the golf business in 1997 in her hometown, Salida, CO. Courtney's favorite part of the job is running the Collindale Invitational and the City Championship. She takes pride in everything she does and strives on making Collindale one of the top golf courses in Colorado.
Earl Gerlach, Assistant Professional
Originally from the southeast, Earl finished up his collegiate career at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, with an emphasis in Professional Golf Management. He has a background working at private facilities and his friendly, customer service oriented demeanor resonates with everyone who walks through the door. He enjoys yoga, hiking with his dog Beasley, playing competitive golf, and adult sports through the City of Fort Collins Recreation Department. If you have questions about golf or how to get started, it would be Earl's pleasure to help.
Doug Evans, Superintendent
Doug has worked at Collindale since the beginning, helping to install the irrigation system when the course was under construction. While attending Colorado State University, Doug worked part-time in the spring and fall at the course. After graduating from CSU with a degree in Business Administration, Doug moved to Estes Park and worked as an assistant on the courses owned and operated by the recreation district. After moving back to Fort Collins in 1976, Doug started working at Collindale, becoming superintendent in 1990.
Mike Enright, Assistant Superintendent
Mike’s passion is the game of golf. He spent his entire working career in the Golf Course Turf Management profession. He began his career in golf course construction in South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Colorado Springs. Mike has spent the last 30 years working at Collindale where he started as a seasonal employee and now works as the Assistant Superintendent.
Casey Anderson, Parks & Grounds Technician
Casey grew up in Colorado and attended the University of Colorado where he earned a degree in Journalism in 2008. After graduation, he worked for the Parks Department in Breckenridge before moving to Fort Collins in 2010. Casey worked for the City of Fort Collins Parks Department as a Technician for 4 years before becoming the Technician at City Park Nine Golf Course. After 4 years as the Technician at City Park Nine, Casey joined the Collindale team in the spring of 2018.
Dennis Smith, Parks & Grounds Technician
Dennis graduated from Colorado State University in 1977 with a degree in Outdoor Recreation. After graduation, Dennis moved to Hawaii, living and working on the Big Island for several years. Since returning to the mainland, he has worked at Collindale for 28 years. Dennis worked seasonally for 14 years and has been a Technician for the last 14 years.