General Manager, Chief Operating Officer
Tim Coleman has worked in the hospitality industry for 35 years. He began his career at the Marriott Marco Island Resort in Marco Island, FL., and worked his way up through the company to the position of Director of Food and Beverage at the Marriott City Center in Charlotte, NC.
He studied business at Edison Community College in Naples, FL. He also completed courses and certifications in hotel hospitality management, advanced specialty restaurant management, and culinary arts. He has been a member of the Club Managers Association of America for the past 20 years.
Tim has managed Connestee Falls Country Club in Brevard, NC; Keowee Key Country Club in Salem, SC; and Spring Valley Country Club in Columbia, SC prior to coming to Stones River Country Club in January of 2007. Tim is committed to maintaining the highest standards in all areas of Member services by exceeding member expectations to provide the ultimate Member experience.
Golf Course Superintendent
Robert has grown up here in Murfreesboro TN and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a bachelor’s degree in Plant and Soil science. While in school he did a golf course maintenance internship in Memphis at TCP Southwind. After his internship he worked here at Stones River as the Spray Technician for two years. After his time here at Stones River he went to the Atlanta area for an assistant superintendent job. Robert become the senior assistant superintendent at Ansley Golf Club at Settindown Creek where he worked for nearly six years before returning to Murfreesboro to assume the superintendent roll here at Stones River.
McClellan “Mac” began working on golf courses in 2011 for Joe Kennedy at Vanderbilt Legends Club. He attended the University of Tennessee. In 2014, he graduated with a degree in Plant Sciences with a concentration in Turf grass Science and Management. After graduation, Mac returned to Vanderbilt Legends Club as an Assistant in Training. He and Jeremy Fann successfully converted the Little Course from Bentgrass to “Sunday” Bermuda greens. Mac spent 10 months there before accepting a Second Assistant Position at The Golf Club of Tennessee. There, he worked for Jeff Huber (who worked under David Stone at The Honors Course). Mac spent 2.5 years at this location before accepting this opportunity at Stones River Country Club as the Assistant Superintendent. He is currently living in Spring Hill with his wife Brittany.
PGA Head Golf Professional
Born and raised in Clarkesville, Georgia, Thomas was introduced to the game of golf at an early age. Sports have always been a huge part of his life with both his parents being high school coaches. Thomas succeeded at baseball where he played collegiately at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia before finishing his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Thomas started his professional career at The Orchard Golf & Country Club in Clarkesville, Georgia as a member of the outside service staff. He was then hired as an assistant golf professional at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia where he entered the Professional Golf Association apprentice program. His last stop was at Chattanooga Golf & Country Club where he worked as an assistant professional and became a PGA Class A Member in 2018.
Thomas and his wife, Abigail, have a son, Callum, and a labradoodle named Rudy.
Head Tennis Professional
Lorinda Weiss has been the Head Tennis Professional at Stones River CC. since 1993. Formally from South Africa, she came to the US on a full tennis scholarship to MTSU, where she played the # 1 in singles and doubles for the Blue Raiders. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (’89-’92). She is both USPTA and PTR certified.
Food and Beverage Director
Ben graduated from Franklin High School in 2000, earned his associates degree from Pellissippi State in Communications in 2002, and earned his bachelors degree in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State in 2006. He has worked in the Food and Beverage industry for 21 years and worked specifically in Country Clubs for 15 years. Along the way Ben has obtained a wide array of experience in the industry from helping opening several restaurants, bartending, and working with fine wines. Since starting at Stones River, Ben has held the positions of Dining Room Manager, Bar Manager, and has been our Director of Food and Beverage since August of 2008. He has been a member of the Club Managers Association of America since 2010.
Catering and Special Events Director
Hannah Huskey is the Director of Catering and Special Events at Stones River Country Club. She is originally from Vonore, Tn, but has called Murfreesboro her home since 2004. Hannah graduated from Siegel High School and continued her education at Middle Tennessee State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Multimedia Journalism and double minored in Political Science and Criminal Justice. Hannah began working for Stones River Country Club in 2014, and has developed an enthusiasm for customer service and working with people to ensure that their experience meets their aspiration. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys playing with her daughter, Stella.
Jeff Richter has worked in the food service/restaurant management industry for 35 years. He began as a dishwasher and line cook at a full service family style restaurant and steak house in Windom, MN. He then took a position as sous chef and kitchen manager at a fine dining Chinese restaurant also in Minnesota.
Jeff then entered the US Navy where he further advanced his cooking career. After completing his enlistment he became a general manager of a pizza/pasta restaurant in Dallas, TX. He later took a general management position with a Dallas area Arby’s restaurant. During this time Jeff studied at Eastfield Community College where he completed food service management, culinary arts, and chef certification courses.
He then moved to Murfreesboro where he worked at Doc Holliday’s catering. Doc’s Top of the Town restaurant, and with Doc on the Broadway Dinner Train. Next, he joined MTSU dining as a catering chef and soon became the campus executive chef, a position he held for 12 years.
Jeff came to the SRCC in January 2006 working as banquet chef until taking the executive chef position in 2009. Jeff is committed to serving the highest quality, most satisfying food possible in order to give our members one of the finest dining experiences in Middle Tennessee.
Jeff Sims graduated from the Webb School in Bell Buckle TN in 2000. He also attended MTSU and UTC where he studied Environmental Science, Spanish, and Economics. Jeff was hired as Sous Chef on Sept 15, 2010. Jeff has over 11 years of culinary experience under his belt. He has trained under chefs at several notable restaurants including: The Bluff View Art District, Blue Water Grill, the Southern Star, and the Five Senses. He learned how to cook originally from his grandmother, and her southern cooking still shows in everything he makes. His goals include becoming an executive chef, opening his own restaurant, and starting a family in Middle TN.
Phon Kanjanabout was born and raised in Murfreesboro, TN, where he attended and graduated from Riverdale High School in 2009. He then went on to study Health and Physical Education/ Fitness at Middle Tennessee State University for 2 years (2010-2012). While studying at MTSU, he worked his way up into management at Bonefish Grill, taking on the role of Assistant Culinary Manager for 5 years. After his time at Bonefish, Phon started working part-time at Pad Thai Cafe as the Head Cook, and at our very own, Stones River Country Club in 2016. Phon’s goal is to open up his own restaurant in the future and become a well known Chef.
Carolyn Waldron is the Accounting Manager of the Stones River Country Club, where she began working in January of 2011. She is a native of Rutherford County and Murfreesboro. She studied at Middle Tennessee State University before going on to Memphis State University and Austin Peay State University, where she earned her BS degree in Accounting. Her experience over thirty years in accounting varies from working with CPA accounting firms and small businesses to dealing with large manufacturing companies, handling multi-million dollar sales. Along with many others, her major responsibilities are the Payroll and Human Resources Officer for the Club employees and the monthly compilation of the Club’s financial statements for the Board of Directors. If you were to talk to Carolyn for very long, you would soon find that her 2 children living in Smyrna have provided five grandchildren that are all a very important part of her life.
Beth Long started at Stones River Country Club in August of 2005. Prior to that Beth worked for the Clarksville Country Club for seven years before moving to Murfreesboro to be closer to her sister. Beth enjoys the many hats that she wears at the Club. If you need to schedule bridge, have questions on your statement or have membership questions please give Beth a call.