Greg Nesbitt, General Manager

Greg returned to Fox Den for his second stint in January of 2017. He previously served the Club as Head Golf Professional from 1991-1997. Prior to returning, Greg was the Managing Principal of Davis Love Golf Management for 9 years. He was instrumental in forming the company in 2008 along with Davis Love III and Mark Love. Greg's primary responsibility as Managing Principal included working directly with the General Manager on all operational related matters at each facility that was managed by the company. Prior to Davis Love Golf Management, Greg worked 7 years for a regional golf course management company located in Greeneville, South Carolina where he served as Chief Operation Officer. As COO, he oversaw the total operation of nine clubs, located in four states. Greg has been a member of the PGA of America since 1991. He and his wife Lisa are native Knoxvillians and both attended The University of Tennessee.


  Tommy Hart, Assistant General Manager 

Tommy was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee and received his degree in hospitality management from Pellissippi State Community College. He started his Fox Den career in 1997 as a member services associate in the golf department. Two years later he found his love for food and beverage and was promoted throughout the club working as a server, banquet manager, bar manager, assistant clubhouse manager and assistant general manager. He has been a dedicated member of the staff for 19 years. 

 Brad Loveless, Food and Beverage Director

Brad has been in the business for over 20 years with Fox Den being his fourth Club. He previously worked at Country Clubs in Cincinnati, OH. Brad started in the industry as server and worked through many positions, such as Food and Beverage Director, Dining Room Manager, and Banquet and Events Coordinator. He went to the University of Cincinnati where he studied exercise physiology. Brad's been a huge asset to Fox Den for 6 years. Brad moved to Knoxville to be with his family.He's happily married to Stacy and has 4 crazy puppies! 


 

 

Caroline Inman, Membership Director  

Caroline is a University of Tennessee Alum, receiving her Bachelors in Communications with a focus in Journalism & Electronic Media. She has been with Fox Den Country Club for over a year now and started as our Communications & Administrative Assistant. She worked at a local Golf Course all through college where she was a beverage cart attendant and a part of the pro-shop staff. Caroline has taught dance for well over a decade!

Caroline enjoys all things outdoors and has a natural zest for life! She loves making people laugh and the art of sarcasm is not lost on her.She is super family orientated and loves the Fox Den Family dynamic.  She is very much a people person and thrilled about her new role as Membership Director here at Fox Den Country Club!

Natasha Robbins, Special Events Director 

Natasha is an enthusiastic and talented professional with extensive experience in Event Management, Event Planning and Administration. 

 

Over the last 6 years she has been working in the event industry as a Planner of a variety of events that include weddings, galas, auctions, corporate picnics and events, concerts, holiday parties and much more. Clients describe Natasha as having a "big heart, a hard work ethic and a true passion for planning."  She recently received her Leadership Certificate from Leadership Sevierville and was elected to be part of the Graduation Committee to create a memorable graduation event for the students.  

 

When Natasha is not planning an event she is nestled at home with her loving husband and her three wonderful children! 

Danny Ackerman, PGA, Head Golf Professional

Danny grew up in Central Illinois where he was a Golf Professional at three different private clubs. Danny was the 1st Assistant Professional at Mt. Hawley Country Club in Peoria, IL for four seasons before coming to Fox Den in 2014. Danny played two seasons at Illinois Central College. His accomplishments there included two individual medalists and All-Conference honors for both seasons. He completed a degree in Business Marketing at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL in 2005 and completed the PGA/PGM program and received his PGA membership in 2012. Danny received the 2015 Assistant Golf Professional of the Year for the Tennessee PGA Section. Danny credits his passion for the game and enjoyment of working with others as the key factors of his being a Golf Professional.  


Scott Severance, CGCS, Golf Course Superintendent

A Certified Golf Course Superintendent, Scott holds a turf degree from Michigan State University and has over 25 years experience in golf course maintenance. Over the course of his career, he has held positions in North Carolina at Mid Pines Golf Club and Little River Golf Course, Florence Country Club in South Carolina, and Crystal Mountain Resort in Michigan. Scott joined the Fox Den staff in early 2004, just prior to our extensive golf course renovation project. His experience proved invaluable to making the project a success for the club.

Rob Cameron, Director of Sports Activities & Head Tennis Professional

Rob began playing tennis at age nine, competing in juniors, high school, and collegiate levels before playing two years professionally.  In 1994, Rob was ranked Number One in Knoxville in the Men’s Open Doubles and Men’s Thirty-and-Over Doubles Divisions. Rob has been teaching and coaching tennis for over 35 years. He was the Director of Tennis at the Weston Field Club in Weston, Connecticut, before coming to Fox Den in 1989. Rob has conducted clinics throughout the United States and abroad with such renowned tennis professionals as Tim and Tom Gullikson, Paul Annacone, Roy Emerson, Wendy Turnbull and many more. Rob currently has a P-1 USPTA Rating.  

Patti Thigpen, Controller

A native of Knoxville, Patti joined the Fox Den staff in June 1998. She graduated from the University of Tennessee and relocated to Nashville in 1982, where she served as Controller and later General Manager of The Cumberland Club of Nashville, a private city club. She moved back to Knoxville in 1992 to be closer to her family. Patti’s accounting experience ranges from positions with international companies, including Nova Information Systems and Pilot Corporation. 

John Worley, Maintenance Director

John is a Knoxville native born and raised. As a graduate of Farragut High school, he is in tune with the vibe of our little town and has seen it go from farmland to striving municipality. Farragut is home to John!

John has been at Fox Den for nearly 20 years! He came here the first summer that the new clubhouse opened, as a landscaper, and was absorbed into the building maintenance department under Art Brooker. After a 4 year departure and the birth of a beautiful baby girl, John returned to have a  5 year career in the golf course maintenance department before being offered the position as Maintenance Director. John is looking forward to being a steward of progress and growth to the Club!