Rick is a member of the PGA of America. After playing for and graduating from New Mexico State University in '07 with a degree in Business Marketing and Professional Golf Management he became head golf professional at The Healdsburg Golf Club in Healdsburng, California till '09. From there he became the Program Coordinator and Head Teaching Professional for The First Tee of Singapore in Singapore. After working for The First Tee, Rick competed briefly on the Asian PGA Tour and afterwards his travels took him to Sydney, Australia where he pursued post graduate education and worked at The Australian Golf Club in the golf operations department whilst earning his degree.
He came back stateside in the beginning of '14 and was lead instructor at Queenstown golf club in the Washington, D.C. Area. In 15, Rick became Director of Golf Instruction of Topgolf Allen (Dallas, TX) and was there for 2 1/2 years and helped develop the Topgolf Coach instructional programs. Topgolf moved him to Orlando, Florida to become the Director of Golf Instruction of Topgolf Orlando where he continued teaching. After his time at Topgolf, Rick transitioned to Metrowest Golf Club and became the Director of Instruction. As he now oversees the day to day operations at Clermont National as well as the instruction, Rick loves helping a wide range of golfers from the beginner to the elite player and enjoys seeing his students reach their golfing goals