Club Information

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board:  Chris Clark

Director of Marketing and PR:  Edward Faulkner

Treasurer and Sponsorship Director:  Tyler Dahl

Northside Course Maintenance Director:  Gene Stuckey

Jonesville Course Maintenance Director:  Allen Shorter

Player Representative:  Rich Padgett

Senior Consultant/Northside Course Pro :  Evan Gurthie

Senior Consultant/Jonesville Course Pro :  Levi Lowry

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, sign up online:
Online Membership Registration


Print and complete this form and return to Courtney Reijo:
2018 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.

2017 tshirt1

2017 Chain Hawk Membership shirt.

Club Meetings

Last Meeting Date: Sunday, February 11th, 2018 at Northside Park
Next Meeting Date: TBD

Previous Meeting Minutes:

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         

7 Dave King
18 Matt Tittle
27 Erin Boyle
36 Evan Gurthie
39 Bradley Miller
73 Joey Van Duzee
88 Brian Thornton
97 Paulie Bagwell
108 Vinnie Piazza
129 Jim Luppino
134 Thomas Byrnes
142 Brandon Gurley
169 Kenny Toops
170 Gene Stuckey
179 Chris Clark
190 David Williams
192 Eddie Faulkner
193 Kyle Vickroy
198 Levi Lowry
201 Shawn Gildersleeve
210 Jon Thomas
211 Allen Shorter
216 Ryan Dunleavy
222 Tom Cornwell
227 Monica White
229 Billy Hasson
242 Tyler Dahl
243 Zach Kline
244 Matthew Hampton
245 Ken Bess
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

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_12-14-2017

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