Employment

Open Positions for Summer of 2023

  • PJ Boatwright Intern - Jr. Tour & Championships

    Email cover letter and resume to Tom Jansa at tom@sdga.org.

First Tee — South Dakota
Open Positions Available Now!

  • Regional Site Coordinator - Aberdeen

  • Golf and Life Skills Coach - Sioux Falls, Aberdeen, Brookings, Madison, and Dell Rapids

SDGA STAFF

Executive Director
Tom Jansa, PGA

Director of Member Services
Joel McCartney

Tournament Director
Eric Gannon

Interns

  • PJ Boatwright Intern
    Peyton Hove
    Garretson
  • PJ Boatwright Intern
    Karsen Welbig
    Dell Rapids
  • PJ Boatwright Intern
    Jenna Sutcliffe
    Sioux Falls
  • West Region Junior Tour
    Natalie Young
    Rapid City
  • SDGA Intern
    Sophie Jansa
    Sioux Falls

SDGA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • President
    Andy Ainslie
    Rapid City
  • Vice President
    Jackie Witlock
    Aberdeen
  • Secretary
    Ryan Trasamar
    Sioux Falls

Directors

  • Bruce Ashland
    Rapid City
  • Kelly Farrar
    Rapid City
  • Karla Byrum
    Sioux Falls
  • Michael Keeton
    Pierre
  • Mark Stein
    Watertown
  • Jim Lather
    Sioux Falls
  • Ryan Trasamar
    Sioux Falls
  • Karla Cotton
    Sioux Falls
  • Brandon Sigmund
    Mitchell
  • Kyle Repp
    Yankton
  • Zac Gavlak, PGA
    PGA Advisor
    Brookings

SDGA JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION STAFF

  • Executive Director
    SDGA Jr Golf Foundation &
    First Tee — South Dakota
    Julie Jansa
  • Operations Director
    First Tee — South Dakota
    Kelli Sinksen

Executive Director
SDGA Jr Golf Foundation &
First Tee — South Dakota
Julie Jansa

Operations Director
First Tee — South Dakota
Kelli Sinksen

SDGA JUNIOR GOLF FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • President
    Dave Austad
    Sioux Falls
  • Vice President
    Patty Coddington
    Sioux Falls
  • Secretary/Treasurer
    Kyle Repp
    SDGA Past President
    Yankton 

Directors

  • Dean Zahn, PGA
    Aberdeen
  • Bert Olson
    Sioux Falls
  • Jack Hieb
    Aberdeen
  • Andy Ainslie
    SDGA President
    Rapid City
  • Jackie Witlock
    SDGA Vice President
    Aberdeen
  • Tom Jansa, PGA
    SDGA Executive Director
    Sioux Falls