Club Information

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board:  Chris Clark

Director of Marketing and PR:  NA

Treasurer and Sponsorship Director:  N/A

Northside Course Maintenance Director:  Gene Stuckey

Jonesville Course Maintenance Director:  Allen Shorter

Player Representative:  N/A

Senior Consultant/Northside Course Pro: Evan Gurthie

Senior Consultant/Jonesville Course Pro: Levi Lowry

Event Coordinator: NA

Club Contact Info


Club Facebook Page:  Gainesville Chain Hawks

Women Disc Golfer Page:  Gainesville Lady Chain Hawks

Club Disc Finder Facebook Page:  Lost and Found Discs

Twitter:  @chainhawks

The Gainesville Sun published an article about the Chain Hawks on May 19th, 2016.  Check it out here.

Check out this video about the club and Northside Park created by Thomas Boggs and Rachel Duncan.

Chain Hawk Membership

Become a Chain Hawk member today!  Membership fees cover your customized club shirt and/or club leather tag (Note: Leather club tags are different from wooden challenge tags) and are used for course improvements, support of local charities/causes, and allow the club to run events!

Beyond supporting course improvements and public events, a club membership entitles you to:

  • Custom dryfit or cotton shirt
  • Customized leather bag tag (customized with you name and club member # if you join/renew by given deadline)
  • Discounted club disc prices
  • A vote during club elections and meetings
  • Run for office during club elections
  • Increased ace fund payout
  • Additional member only prizes during some events
  • Take part in Member Appreciation events
  • Support the club that supports Gainesville disc golf!

Membership is effective for a one-year period starting in February and ending in January. Memberships paid in October or later will roll over to next year.  Cost of memberships vary if you are a first-time member vs. renewing member and if you would like a club shirt.  Thank you to Paragon Disc Golf for continuing to provide the club with quality shirts!

To become a member today

Print and complete this form and return to Chris Clark:

2019 Chain Hawks Membership Form

2016 Club shirts_Courtney Reijo
2016 Chain Hawk ladies dry fit shirt (front and back) and customized leather tag (top left). Photo courtesy of Courtney Reijo.

Club shirt
2018 Club Shirt

Club Meetings

Last Meeting Date: Sunday September 30th, 2018 at Northside Park

Next Meeting Date: TBD

Previous Meeting Minutes:

Public Meeting Minutes 09-30-18

Public Meeting Minutes 06-30-18

Public Meeting Minutes_2-11-2018

Public Meeting Minutes_7-30-2017

Public Meeting Minutes_3-12-2017

Public Meeting Minutes_1-29-2017

Public Meeting Minutes_1-8-2017

Public Meeting Minutes_10-9-2016

Public Meeting Minutes_8-14-2016

Public Meeting Minutes – 7-24-2016

Public Meeting Minutes – 4-24-2016

Public Meeting Minutes_10-4-2015

Public Meeting Minutes_1-3-2015

Public Meeting Minutes_9-28-2014

Board of Directors Meeting Minutes_9-11-14

Previous Meeting Agendas:

Public Meeting Agenda_2-11-2018

Public Meeting Agenda_9-17-2017

Public Meeting Agenda_7-30-2017

Public Meeting Agenda_3-12-2017

Public Meeting Agenda 1-29-2017

Public Meeting Agenda_1-8-2017

Public Meeting Agenda_10-9-2016

Public Meeting Agenda_8-14-2016

Public Meeting Agenda_4-24-2016

Public Meeting Agenda_10-4-2015

Public Meeting Agenda_4-26-2015

Public Meeting Agenda_9-28-2014

BoD Meeting Agenda_9-11-14

BoD Meeting Agenda_8-20-14

Current Members

    #      Name  

Tag No. Name
7 Dave King
10 Tim Brooks
18 Matt Tittle
19 Steve Messick
20 Joseph Doyle
21 Murray Eiland
27 Erin Boyle
28 Joseph Gravois
32 Corey Osgood
33 Crystal Taylor
36 Evan Gurthie
39 Bradley Miller
44 Iaon Cottrell
54 Tony Pessina
60 Dustin Travaglini
62 Rita Lara
67 Noel Smith
73 Joey Van Duzee
83 Adam Rogers
84 Laurie Shack
88 Brian Thornton
89 Garrett Gurthie
97 Paulie Bagwell
105 Christian Benway
107 Cody McLaughlin
108 Vinnie Piazza
113 Brandi Sadler
114 Chris Adams
118 Garrett Neely
129 James Luppino
130 Murray Zolt
131 Patrick Mooneyhan
134 Thomas Byrnes
142 Brandon Gurley
143 Matt Mollet
144 Courtney Reijo
150 Clay Jones
151 Michelle Jones
153 Ron Bryant
166 Patrick Gurley
169 Kenny Toops
170 Gene Stuckey
178 Marcus Laspeyre
179 Chris Clark
180 Myles Citta
181 Kris Vitt
185 Allison Vitt
190 David Williams
192 Eddie Faulkner
193 Kyle Vickroy
194 Kyle Cannon
195 Chris “Chuck” Kerschen
198 Levi Lowry
201 Shawn Gildersleeve
202 Joshua Mollica
205 Alta Johnson
208 Jason Cline
209 Taylor Wright
210 Jon Thomas
211 Allen Shorter
214 Evan Johnson
216 Ryan Dunleavy
220 Brandon Coughlin
222 Tom Cornwell
226 Brian Wingender
227 Monica White
228 Ben Raulerson
229 Billy Hasson
230 Jason Evans
233 Elliot Gurley
235 Bart Seigler
236 Kevin Terry
238 Justin Whatley
242 Tyler Dahl
243 Zach Kline
244 Matthew Hampton
245 Ken Bess
248 Ryan Earls
249 Dean Chance
250 Dom Guzzo-Diaz 2017
251 James Brown
252 Daniel Mathia
253 Scott Coleman
254 Mark S. Barnett
255 Todd Piper
256 Matthew Cline
257 Stephen Frahm
258 Rich Padgett
259 Alan Schutte
260 Jon Lowell
261 Kaleb Ward
262 Josh Cowan
263 Clay Argenbright
264 David Neilson
265 Jarrod Hammond
266 Susan Siegrist
267 Ben Guzman
268 Alex Ramirez
269 Ryan Rutledge
270 Curtis Fields
271 Matt James
272 Chris Connell
273 Todd Manini
274 Steven Vores
275 Thomas Sakelson
276 Charlie Goodpasture
277 Rob Goddard
278 Taylor Splane
279 Mark Korula
280 Greg Fox
281 Adam Warmhold


Club Documents

The Chain Hawks is governed by its Articles of Organization which outline the purpose and structure of the club.  Last updated January 8th, 2017.

Gainesville Chain Hawks DGC_Articles of Organization_2-11-2018

Every Chain Hawk member receives a “club member number” when they join.  Here is the full list of past and present members.

All Chain Hawk Members since inception

Check out the Events section to learn more about our weekly/monthly/annual events and find out what other activities and contributions members have made from September 2014 to March 2017.

Chain Hawk Club Activities History_9-17-2018

2017 Accomlishments

– Ran the Chain Hawk Member Appreciation Ace Race event

– Club nominated Shawn Harrigan and he received the Albert Ray Massey Citizen Volunteer Award through the City’s Parks Department

– Installed new, permanent tee signs at Northside Park

– Created Ladies Chain Hawk Facebook group

– Members finalized and presented new course proposal to the City

– Completed 2017 Northside Park disc golf course survey and first Jonesville Park survey

– Began giving out disc golf starter kits to new players

– Helped organize #MasonsMilitia Chains Against Cancer Doubles Event and raise $4,200

– Determined layout and planted 20 trees at Northside Park

– Ran Jonesville Spring Fling Clinic and Doubles Event

– Organized a second season of Team Disc Golf League

– Volunteers taught disc golf to 20 kids as part of the Park’s Earth Day Academy Summer Camp

– Ran first C-tier event – the 2017 Chain Hawk Summer Sling – and raised $164 for EDGE

– Organized a disc golf information table at the Northside Master Plan Open House

– Presented recommendation to Alachua County Park’s Board to keep Northside’s hole 18 land as part of course

– Created new lost-and-found disc return system

– Organized the first “Ask a Pro” Day and club information table

– Created first Chain Hawk Open Sponsorship Committee

– Ran 3rd Annual Trilogy Challenge

– Ran third season of Team Disc Golf League

– Built a kiosk at Jonesville Park

– Ran the second Mini Chain Hawk Open

– Started the Chain Hawks first Adopt-a-Hole program at Northside and Jonesville courses

– Ran the 4th Annual Chili Cook-off and Bring Your Own Partner Doubles Event.

– Created six planters located next to tee signs at Northside

– Ran the 6th Annual Chain Hawk Open and raised $1,170 for the Ronald McDonald House of North Central Florida

– Organized the club’s first Disc Trade Event at Northside

2016 Accomplishments

– Installed first short pad benches at Northside Park

– First Chain Hawk putting league was run at First Magnitude

– Gainesville Sun published article about the Chain Hawks

– Ran clinic at Jonesville Park and raised funds for 10 basket sleeves for new alternate pin positions

– New pin positions and tee signs were installed at Jonesville

– Free Doubles at Jonesville were ran for the first time

– First Chain Hawk Team League was created

– This website was created

– Raised $250 for the American Heart Association and $40 for DG4

– New lost and found team and system were created

– Began talks with the City about building a new course

– Club members assisted with design and installation of new location of Barr Systems 9-hole course

– Lost and found box built and installed at Jonesville Park pavilion

– Ran 5th Annual Chain Hawk Open – first two-weekend tournament!

– Raised $720 for Peaceful Paths through CHO raffle

2015 Accomplishments

– Lost and Found box made for Northside Park kiosk

– Added free scorecard box to Northside kiosk

– First club banner made by XGI, LLC

– Began ordering and supplying discs

– Ran first Trilogy Challenge and raised $420 for UF CARD

– Ran first Discraft Ace Race and raised money for RunOCD

– Ran RunOCD doubles event to support OCD Awareness week

– Ran 4th Annual Chain Hawk Open and raised $700 for UF CARD