Staff

Staff

Chet Stokes - General Manager

 
Chet Stokes III is a native to Ponte Vedra Beach, grew up in the Marsh Landing Community as well as The Club. He went to Episcopal High School and graduated from Auburn University.  

Chet now lives in Jacksonville Beach, an avid golfer.  He and Taylore have two kids, Virginia and Chet IV. He enjoys his time volunteering with: The First Tee, Jay Fund, Monique Burr Foundation, and various other charities. In 2020, he became the general manager of Marsh Landing Country Club and was elected to Jacksonville Beach City Council Seat 3. 
Chet@marshlandingcc.com
904-285-6514
 
 

 

Brandon Earle - Director of Membership Sales

Brandon was born and raised in nearby Palm Coast, FL, Brandon Earle graduated from the University of Florida in 2014, graduating with a BS in Sport Management with a Minor in Business. After 2 years working in sales/hospitality with Minor League Baseball, Brandon further pursued his education, obtaining an MBA from Florida State University in 2017. 

 After graduation, Brandon relocated to Jacksonville to begin a new career in Financial Services, working in differing capacities within MassMutual, Merrill Lynch, and most recently Fidelity Investments. After a five-year journey, Brandon felt the itch to move back toward the hospitality sector, and is now the newest member of Marsh Landing's executive team!

 Brandon will be tasked with engaging the local community to promote The Club and will be proactively connecting with our membership. He is very excited to be part of Marsh Landing Country Club's family and is looking forward to meeting you!


Contact Brandon:
membership@marshlandingcc.com
(904) 686-7977
 

Katie Floyd - Member Relations

 

Katie joined Marsh Landing in October 2011. Katie takes great pride in representing Marsh Landing Country Club as the marketing, website director member relations coordinator. She take great pride and love at The Club and always ready to help members and guests alike.

Katie was raised in Ponte Vedra Beach and in the Marsh Landing community, having one twin brother and three other older siblings. She has worked in the restaurant industry and managed a tanning/massage salon during high school and college. Majoring in psychology, Katie graduated from St. Johns River State College.Traveling to Europe and the Abaco, Bahamas is Katie’s passion. She also enjoys going to the Florida beaches as much as possible, golf, tennis and boating.

Contact Katie:
kathleen@marshlandingcc.com
904-285-6514

Josh Vissman - Director of Tennis

Josh Vissman is a Neptune Beach, Florida native and has been involved in tennis for most of his life, mostly involved in competitive tennis.  He went on to attend the University of North Florida where he achieved two Business Administration degrees; Business Management and a second degree in Marketing. 


After completing his degrees Josh moved right into the Tennis Teaching and Club Management professions.  In the last 14 years, Josh has become a 5.0 NTRP player, achieved an “Elite Professional” rating from the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA), and was voted by his colleagues and peers as the “USPTA District Professional of the Year” in 2014.


Josh has contributed to the Jacksonville tennis community through First Coast Tennis by organizing playing opportunities for all ages and abilities.  He has also served as the president for the local pro association. 

Contact Josh:
josh@marshlandingcc.com
904-543-2435
 

Bryan Cooper - Head Golf Professional, PGA

Bryan spent formative years traveling throughout the United States following his father’s Air Force career. After graduating from the University of West Florida in 1980, Bryan started his golfing career, Bryan worked at public, municipal and private facilities in South Carolina. In 2000, Bryan and his family relocated to Jacksonville, Florida and he went to work for the Tournament Players Club at Sawgrass.  Bryan started working for Marsh Landing Country Club in 2013. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, traveling and golfing.

Contact Bryan:
bryan@marshlandingcc.com
904-285-6459

 

 

Jarrod Barsamian - First Assistant Golf Professional

Jarrod was born and raised in Jacksonville where he attended Episcopal School of Jacksonville. While attending high school he was a member of the golf team from 8th to 12th grade. Jarrod received a scholarship to play at Louisiana State University to play golf where he was a 4 year letter man. While in college he won the 2008 Louisiana State Amateur Championship. He graduated in 2009 with his bachelor’s degree. After college Jarrod moved back to Ponte Vedra Beach where he played on the mini tours for a couple years before taking the assistant golf professional job at Marsh Landing.

Tim Lyons - Golf Course Superintendent

Tim Lyons

Tim Lyons was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida. He recieved his Turf degree from Lake City Community College and completed two internships at Jacksonville Golf and Country Club. Tim started working at Marsh Landing Country Club in 1990 and was the Assistant Superintendent from 2005-2009. Tim has worked at Marsh Landing Country Club for a total of fourteen non-consecutive years.

Tim is the youngest of five children. He and his wife Rebecca met at Marsh Landing Country Club while she worked in the Food and Beverage Department. They have two sons, Jack and Kevin.

Tim is also an active member of the North Florida Golf Course Superintendents Association and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

Contact Tim:
tim@marshlandingcc.com

Executive Chef

  chef@marshlandingcc.com 
   904-273-2295

Donna Parente - Event and Sales Coordinator

Contact Donna:
donna@marshlandingcc.com 
904-273-2299

Lisa Blanchard - Receptionist/Executive Assistant

Lisa has recently relocated from Connecticut to Ponte Vedra Beach and is excited to be part of the Marsh Landing Country Club team!  She is a past business owner and has over 20 years of management experience in the Beauty and Spa Industry.    

In her free time Lisa is enjoying the sunshine with her husband Lou and her Pomeranian puppy Kasey.  She loves cooking, the beach, and exploring her new home state.

You will see Lisa at the reception desk where she is always happy to welcome you and assist you in any way possible. 

Contact Lisa:
Lisa@marshlandingcc.com
(904)285-6514