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Brian Minto, Any

Brian Minto

Current Location: Richmond, VA
Preferred Location: Any
Phone: 5703696600

Email: brian.g.minto@gmail.com

Posted: Jan 10 2017

Primary Job Category:

Golf Course Superintendent

Secondary Job Category:

Assistant Superintendent

Comments:

I am a successful Assistant Superintendent with a history of success. I am looking to fill a position at a club as a Superintendent or as a lead/senior Assistant with significant responsibilities.

Education:

Penn State University Bachelors of Science in Turfgrass

Qualifications:

Dependable, cooperative, and know what it takes to manage turf grass for member and tournament play.
Understand different approaches taken to manage employees. Have a university trained knowledge of
chemicals, chemical applications, irrigation maintenance and design, and good agronomic policy.
Experienced water and stress management of multiple cool season and warm season turf varieties in
varying climates. Prepared golf courses for a variety of competitive events. Documented and supervised
a simultaneous golf course renovation and irrigation installation. Strong familiarly with all aspects of
golf course management. Eager to learn and contribute to the golf course through a scientific approach.

Work History:

Mystic Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Farmington, PA Golf Intern: Summer 2008, Summer 2009


Riverton Country Club Riverton, Wyoming Golf Intern/Irrigation Tech: Summer 2010


PSU Golf Courses State College, PA General Maintenance: Spring/Fall 2010, Spring 2011


Leewood Golf Club Eastchester, NY 2nd Assistant Superintendent: May 2011 Nov 2012
Assistant Superintendent: Dec 2012 Oct 2013
Participated in the direct management of a South American and Italian 15 member crew
Under the supervision of the Superintendent conducted all scouting and chemical applications for
disease, insects, and deficiencies, specifically related to Annual Bluegrass Weevil
Reported to Superintendent about any degradation of turf quality with solutions
Supervised and documented a simultaneous golf course renovation and irrigation installation
Gained key knowledge of water and stress management of Poa greens in the Northeast
Worked extensively with the irrigation tech on daily syringing, system repairs and adjustments
Strived for US Open conditions on a daily basis


Willow Oaks Country Club Richmond, VA Assistant Superintendent: Oct 2013 Current
Supervised daily golf course setup and agronomic conditions prioritizing member experience and
turf health
Trained all staff on proper techniques to achieve competitive conditions on a daily basis
Assisted superintendent with identification and strategies to manage pests and disease
Created an integrated digital inventory, chemical log, work hour, and daily job board
Participated in weekly and monthly meetings for project planning, agronomic approaches in order
to maximize conditions, timely completion of daily tasks, and to address budget concerns
Experienced warm and cool season grasses in the harsh climate of the transition zone
Successfully encouraged a 20 member Spanish speaking staff to take pride in their positions
Guided three crew members to becoming assistants in training
Constantly pushed myself to accept new responsibilities and enhance my skills in order to prepare
myself for the next step in my career

Date Available:

2017
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