Deerwood Golf Course

1818 Sweeney St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120
Ticket Office: (716) 695-8525   Golf Course Supervisor: (716) 695-8525
Book a Tee Time: (716) 245-7708

Bob Kania

Golf Front End Operations Supervisor

Bob has been an employee at Deerwood since 1999.  Bob has been serving as the Front End Operations Supervisor since 2017.  Under Bob's direction are 25 seasonal employees who serve as cashiers, starters, rangers and cart barn attendants.  Bob is responsible for managing the tee time reservation system, league and tournament scheduling, and all other front end operation responsibilities for the course. 

Nick Rosart

Course Greenskeeper

Nick has been with Deerwood since 2007.  He's been a full-time groundskeeper since 2018.  Golf Course maintenance is in his blood, with his father serving as the Head Greenskeeper at Deerwood for many years.  

Joe Pisarek

Course Groundskeeper

Steve has been with Deerwood since 1999.  He's been a full-time groundskeeper since 2018.  The golf course runs through the family, as Steve grew up around the course as son to Steve Sr. who is the current course greenskeeper. 

Mark Wurl

Course Groundskeeper

Mark has been with Deerwood since 2017.  When he's not working on the course, Mark enjoys the fruits of his labor as a league regular playing at Deerwood.   

Jacob Hodgson

Course Mechanic

Jake has been with Deerwood since 2016.  As the course mechanic he is responsible for not only maintaining and servicing all of the equipment, but also is responsible for the irrigation system, from the pump house, to the underground system and sprinkler satellites.  

Edgy Skovenski

Seasonal Supervisor

Edgy has worked at Deerwood since 2013. He is retired from the 
North Tonawanda Water Department. He is married with two adult children and is very proud  of his four grandsons. Edgy enjoys the interaction with all the golfers at Deerwood.

Bill Parmentier

Seasonal Supervisor

Bill is a Vietnam veteran and is retired from the GM Tonawanda Engine Plant. Hobbies include boating, fishing, hunting and 4 wheeling. Bill enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and their activities.

Dave Stimson

Starter / Ranger

Dave is married with two sons and two grand daughters. Graduate from Ken West and Erie Community College. Hobbies include bowling, golf and pickle ball.  Dave is the president of the Renaissance Club Golf League and very active in the Renaissance Club. Dave strives to make everyones experience at Deerwood pleasant and enjoyable.

Jerry Matecki

Starter / Ranger

Graduated from Buffalo State.Retired from Niagara County D.S.S. as Child Protection Case worker. Jerry is a Vietnam Vet serving in the Air Force. Jerry is a member of the Western N.Y. Softball Hall of Fame and also serves as the V P of the Western N. Y. Softball Hall of Fame. Jerry officiates high school volleyball. In his spare time Jerry enjoys gardening and cooking.

Elmer Krupp

Starter / Ranger

Elmer has been at Deerwood for 8 years. He demonstrates respect to co-workers and golfers alike. Elmer is retired from Spaulding Fibre, Durez Plastics and Occidental Chemical. Elmer and his wife Judy sing in 2 church choirs at Pendleton Center UMC and St. Pauls UCC Wendelville.

Michele Kogo


Michelle enjoys working as a cashier and is currently employed as a school nurse at NTCSD.  

Larry Stevens

Director of Golf Cart Operations

Larry is a 49 year resident of NT.  He retired after 50 years of working in the field of automotive repair.  Larry is a Vietnam and US Air Force Veteran.

Owen becigneul

Cart Attendant 

This is Owen's 1st year with Deerwood Golf Course.  He currently plays hockey for NTHS and is the captain of the team.  Owen also plays on both the lacrosse and golf team for school. 

Paul becigneul


This is Paul's 1st year with Deerwood Golf Course.  He is an avid golfer, and a social studies teacher and coach for the past 20 years.  Paul is the proud father of two high school students.

Gavin flanders

Cart Attendant

This is Gavin's first year with Deerwood.  Gavin enjoys bike riding, ping-pong and mini golf.  His family enjoys golf and he's excited to work his first job at the course.

Alan frankosky

Starter /Ranger

Al is a NT graduate of 1966 and a proud Army veteran serving in Vietnam.  Al is a retired mailman and now enjoys bowling and golf.  

Bob Lacey

Starter / Ranger

Bob is a retired student housing maintenance manager and now spends his spare time camping, doing home remodeling and auto restoration.  

Megan Marra

Cashier / Cart Attendant/Starter

Meghan has worked with the Rec Department in several different capacities since 2019.  This is her second summer at Deerwood.  She is currently majoring in Applied Statistics and Actuarial Science at RIT and enjoys going to the gym in her spare time.

Dave "Bozo" Matecki

Cart Attendant

Dave is 81 years young, and enjoys keeping busy as the main cart cleaner at the course.  

Tom Matikosh

  Starter / Ranger

Tom is a proud graduate of NT class of 1968 where he played baseball, football and gymnastics.  He was a college baseball player at NCCC and UB and played in the Tri-Ton League Fastpitch league.  Tom is  a member of the WNY softball hall of fame.  Tom retired after a career in advertising sales with the Tonawanda News and Cramer Industrial Supplies and currently enjoys golfing with friends.

Lucas Matyevich

Cart Attendant / Starter

Lucas is in his second year with Deerwood and is currently a NTHS student where is plays on the golf and tennis team.  Lucas is looking to major in business finance in the future.  

Rocco Giansante


Rocco is a former masonry worker who enjoys planting, gardening and being outdoors.   

Rich Schweickhard

Starter / Ranger

Rich has been with Deerwood for a number of years, and enjoys golf.  

Paul Snyder

Starter / Ranger

Paul is a proud graduate of NTHS.  He retired after 44 years of work for Pepsi Cola.  He is married to his wife of 42 years, and has 3 children and 4 grandchildren.  Paul enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with his family. 

Dick Jaeger

Cashier / Starter

Dick has worked for Deerwood for over 10 years.  He's a former NTHS Swim coach.

Linda Yanacek


Linda has been with Deerwood for 6 years.  She's married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren.  Linda enjoys spending time with her family.