Our Staff

Colbert Hills 

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

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Jeremy Dietz
General Manager
785-776-6475 Ext 204

Lisa Vanderpool
Director of Finance and Operations
785-776-6475 Ext 203

Lisa was born and raised in Southern California and is now proud to call Manhattan home.  She 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.  Lisa has over 20 years of experience in the fields of accounting, human resources, project management, and business administration. In her personal time, she enjoys volunteering in the local community, capturing the beauty of nature through photography, and exploring new places.

Steve Gotsche
Director of Golf
(785) 776-6475 Ext 1

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.

Kelby Titus
Assistant Golf Professional
(785) 776-6475 Ext 1

Kelby is originally from Great Bend, Kansas.  At the age of 13 he started palying golf and, during that time, discovered a real passion for the game.  Kelby graduated from Great Bend High School in 2017 and Barton County Community College in 2019.  He was fortunate enough to play competive golf while attending both.  We are excited to have Kelby join us at Colbert Hills Golf Course!

Scott Kitch
Assistant Golf Professional
(785) 776-6475 Ext 1

Scott grew up in Hutchinson and developed a love for the game of golf taught to him by his grandpa. Scott graduated from KSU in Seconday Education. He has been teaching and coaching golf for the last 5 years at Wamego High. Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Andrea, and their daughter, Kinley.

Matthew Gourlay, CGCS, MG
Director of Golf Course Operations

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


Justin Winegarner
Executive Chef
(785) 776-6475 Ext 2


Shane Rengstorf
Golf Course 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. 

Chris Downs
Director of Food & Beverage
785-776-6475 Ext 209  


Megan Schuldt
Director of Marketing & Events
785-776-6475 Ext 214

Megan is a Manhattan native and alumnus of Kansas State University. As a former restaurant owner with over twenty
years in the industry, she excels in food & beverage as well as catering and events.

Megan and her husband Austin enjoy spending time as a family with their four year old daughter, London. She is
eager to ensure that every event at Colbert Hills is a special day!

Sabrina Mann
Event Coordinator
785.776.6475 Ext 215

Sabrina was born in Frankfurt, Germany. Growing up in a Military family allowed her to move all over the country and over seas.  Her family moved to Manhattan, KS where Sabrina attended both high school and K-State University, graduating with a Masters Degree in Elementary Education.

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.