Monday, March 7, 2011

Empoyee Spotlight: Jim Sedrel

Assistant superintendent Jim Sedrel has been with the Wakonda Grounds staff for 2 years.  Jim has many responsibilities which change throughout the year but his main focus is the supervision of the seasonal maintenance staff.  Jim helped start the Wakonda Grounds Blog last spring and has authored many of the postings to date. 

Jim is originally from Oskaloosa, Iowa and holds a degree in Horticulture from Iowa State ('05.)  Jim brings twelve years of golf maintenance experience to Wakonda.  He has worked at several courses throughout the state of Iowa and others around the country.  Notable stops along his journey have included:  Bellerive C.C. in St. Louis, Exmoor C.C. in Chicago, and Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina. 

Jim resides in Windsor Heights with his wife of 4 years Vanessa.  His interests include Cyclone sports, Cardinals baseball, and trout fishing.