Vince Buelk, Head Professional
Vince Buelk, worked as the PGA Director of Instruction at Collindale Golf Academy until 2019. Before Collindale, Vince was the Director of Golf at Brooksville Country Club near Tampa, Florida. Vince has been a golf instructor for 21 years. He has proven himself here in Colorado with his most recent recognition as #1 Men’s Instructor and #3 Juniors Instructor for the state of Colorado.
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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, PGA Director of Instruction
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.
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.