Our Staff

Program and Coaching Team

Jill Brown
Executive Director
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Brown earned a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University and an MBA from Augusta State University. Jill enjoyed a 15-year career as a Mechanical Engineer in Design Engineering and Long Range Planning at Westinghouse Savannah River Company, before joining The First Tee of Augusta. She also developed and conducted many youth development and educational outreach activities throughout the community and as a Savannah River Site representative.  She is married to Patrick Brown and is the mother of Bradley and Lauren Brown.  She is not a golfer, but learning to play in on her bucket list!  She loves trying new foods, grilling and spending time with her family and friends.

Lashunda Hall
Program Director & Coach
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Lashunda has been a part of The First Tee organization for 12 years. She began her journey with The
First Tee of Augusta as the Operational Manager for 7 years. Lashunda furthered her passion in coaching
and went to The First Tee of East Lake as a Life and Golf Skills Coach. Now as the Program Director,
Lashunda hopes to continue to grow the program, grow as a coach and bring awareness to the
community about all that The First Tee of Augusta has to offer.  Lashunda earned a B. A. Degree in Social Work from Augusta State University.

Greg Asmann
Golf Course Superintendent / Coach
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Greg is an Augusta native. He holds a degree in Turf Grass management from Pennsylvania State University and additional course work in Agronomy and Turf Grass Management from the University of Georgia. Greg is an experienced Superintendent and comes to us with high recommendations.

Garreth Carpenter
Golf and Life Skills Coach

Charles Miller
Recognized First Tee Coach
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Coach Garreth is a graduate of Westside High School and a former First Tee – Augusta participant.  He is a graduate of North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina where he played collegiate golf.

Golf Shop Team

Bernetta Monroe
Front Desk Assistant
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Golf Course Team

Seth Larmer
Golf Course Maintenance

Steven Chavis
Golf Course Maintenance

Charles Jones
Golf Course

Jay Morgan
Golf Course Maintenance

Board of Directors

Russell Morgan


Malcolm Banks


Elmer Pickett


Jim Bennett
Executive Committee

Veronica Bogans


Thomas M. Blanchard, Jr.
Executive Committee

John Engler


Michael Fowler, Jr.
Vice Chairman

John Gibbs


Dr. Willie Mazyck

Paul S. Simon
Chairman Emeritus

Jeff Spears


Kevin Sweeney
Treasurer

Haskel Toporek
Board Chairman

Fred Palmer
Executive Committee

Brett Arrowood
William (Bill) Coleman
Walker Hopkins
David McDaniel

Advisory Board

R.W. Allen

Nick W. Evans

James M. Hull

Jefferson Knox Sr., B.A

William D. McKnight

E.G. Meybohm
William S. Morris, III
Fleming Norvell
Elaine Clark Smith