Our Staff

Colbert Hills 

5200 Colbert Hills Drive  |  Manhattan, KS. 66503
PH: 785-776-6475   |   Fax: 785-776-1290  |  TF: 877-916-4653

Steve Lambert
General Manager
785-776-6475 Ext 204​stevelambert@colberthills.com

 

Although this California native may be new to Kansas, Steve is extremely familiar with golf operations with the name “Jim Colbert” attached as he was previously the Senior VP of Operations for Jim Colbert Golf, which owned, leased and operated over 40 golf courses.

Steve and his daughter, Ashley, are both graduates of Oregon State University where he was in the ROTC program. He went on to serve as a Navy Fighter Pilot for eight years, two of which were spent as a demonstration pilot for the Blue Angels. 

Lisa Vanderpool
Office Manager
785-776-6475 Ext 203
Lisa@colberthills.com

 

Lisa was born and raised in Southern California. She and her husband Randy, a soldier with the United States Army, moved to Kansas in 2012 when they received duty station relocation orders for Fort Riley. Three years later, Randy retired from active duty and the Vanderpool’s were proud to have a place to call “home” in Manhattan. Randy joined the Kansas Army National Guard and is a full-time student at Kansas State University. Lisa graduated from Fullerton College in 2008 and is now furthering her education at Fort Hays State University, where she will earn her second degree in Business Management. She has over 18 years of experience in the fields of accounting, human resources, project management, and business administration. In her personal time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, volunteering in the local community, capturing the beauty of nature through photography, and exploring new places.

Steve Gotsche
Head Golf Professional
(785) 776-6475 Ext 1
steveg@colberthills.com

 

A Kansas native, Gotsche attended Great Bend HS in ’79 then went on to Barton County Community College before ultimately graduating from the University of Nebraska in ’83. In his career he has won the Web.com tour twice, the Kansas Junior (’79), 6A KS HS Individual Champion (’79), Kansas Amateur (’84), Kansas Open (’90) and over 60 Minitour tournaments. Additionally, he is a nine-time US Open Participant, competed in the US Senior Open and hold several course records including a 56 at The Club at Stoneridge.

Gotsche has since had two sons, Adam and Ryan, with his wife of thirty years, Linda. He eventually returned to his Barton County Community College roots where he coached the men’s golf team for nine years and has taught juniors, individuals and groups for over 25 years. 

Matt Gourlay
CGCS, Certified Golf
Course Superintendent

785-587-8867
matt@colberthills.com

 

Matt knows all the ins and outs of Colbert Hills. At age 14, he was hired as a member of our very first cart-boy crew in our opening year, 2000. Since then he has worked his way through the ranks to eventually be named Superintendent in 2007.

While working at Colbert Hills, Matt has maintained strong ties with his alma mater, Kansas State University and regularly teaches classes to students. Additionally, he has been featured in Golfdom Magazine and has given presentations at the Kansas Turfgrass Conference and the Western NY GSCA Conference.

Bernie Haney
KSUGCMRF Executive Director
785-776-6475 Ext 206

bhaney@ksu.edu

   

Mike Zinn
Assistant Golf Professional
(785) 776-6475 Ext 1
mikez@colberthills.com

 

 

 

Don Morlan
Executive Chef
(785) 776-6475 Ext 2

donald@colberthills.com

 

Chef Don spent ten years enlisted in the Army before turning his passion for food into a career. Though he was born and raised in Wyandotte County, KS, his career has taken him all over the state. In addition to owning a catering business for several years, he has held a variety of executive chef positions including Sprint world headquarters and Salina Country Club. 

Outside of Colbert Hills, Chef enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife, five daughters, and three grandchildren. 

Shane Rengstorf
Assistant Superintendent

 

Shane was raised on a farm outside of Marysville, KS and went on to get a degree from Southeast Community College in Beatrice, Nebraska. After graduating, he moved to Arkansas for an internship at a country club, but stayed in the state following the internship to accept a full time job at another country club.

Shane and his wife, Karissa, are Wildcat fans and Kansas natives. They were thrilled when Shane was able to join our staff and move to Manhattan, just months before his daughter, Brynlee was born. 

Inge Seiler
Director of Business Development & Events
785-776-6475 Ext 214
inge@colberthills.com 

 

Before joining our staff, Inge served as the Assistant Director of Football Operations for Kansas State for seven years. Though, she is originally from Pennsylvania and went on to be a three time NCAA All-American and four time ACC Champion for the University of Virginia Track Team where she specialized in the javelin.

Inge and her husband, Blake, defensive ends coach for K-State, share family time with their daughter, Elle.  Their family enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing, mountain biking and other outdoor activities. However, while on-the-job she seeks to use her vitality, professionalism, warmth and service mindset to build relationships between Colbert Hills and Manhattan community members and businesses. 

Lindsey Winter
Food & Beverage Manager
785-776-6475 Ext 209
lindsey@colberthills.com

 

Originally a small town Kansas girl, Lindsey moved to Manhattan in the fall of 2009 to attend Kansas State University. In the spring of 2012 she began working with us and has since been named our Food and Beverage manager. 

When she's not at Colbert's, she spends time growing flowers and vegetables in her backyard garden and playing with her three Basset Hounds. 

SABRINA MANN
Event Coordinator
785.776.6475 Ext 215

events@colberthills.com

 

Sabrina was born in Frankfurt, Germany.  Her dad was in the military,  so Sabrina moved around a lot as a child.  Her family came back to the states when she was beginning her freshman year of high school.  Sabrina did half her freshman year in Ft. Knox, KY and the other half in El Paso, TX.  Her family moved to Manhattan, KS at the beginning of her sophomore year.  They remained in Manhattan, KS where Sabrina finished high school and graduated from K-State with an Elementary Education Degree.  After graduating, Sabrina & Ryan moved to Overland Park, KS so she could begin her career as a teacher and pursue her Master’s Degree.

Sabrina and Ryan have two boys, Miles and Rustin.  In 2007, Sabrina took a break from teaching to stay-at-home.  After seven years, she decided to branch out and do something new which led her to Event Coordinating with Colbert Hills.

Sabrina loves helping people and as an Event Coordinator she is able to assist individuals with their event planning by creating experiences that make memories.

Tina Greim
Marketing Assistant
marketing@colberthills.com

 

Tina was born and raised in Licking, MO on a farm.  She grew up riding horses, camping, canoing, gigging, 4 wheeling, and hunting.  Also loved playing sports.  After graduting high school, she went to college in Warrensburgh, MO (which is now the University of Central Missouri).  During that time, she met her husband Mike who was an aviation major with the goal of being a fighter pilot.  Being from a small town, I had never flown before but had my my first experience flying to Salina, KS in a 4 seater plane with a pilot in training.  

Tina and her family lived in Columbia, MO for about 12 years prior to moving to Manhattan, KS 6 years ago. Her husband's job led them here and now owns his own finacial planning firm here in Manhattan.  Tina and Mike have three kiddos, Zack, Logan and Bentley and a dog name Ralphie.  We love vacationing as a family and now enjoy our vacations by venturing in our camper near and far!