OU Golf & Learning Center

Steve Sharf Clubhouse
Use Adams Road entrance south of Walton Blvd.
492 Golf View Lane
Rochester , MI 48309-4477
(location map)
(248) 364-6300

Staff Directory

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Interim Director/Golf Services Manager
Ashley Dewling

Ashley Dewling joined the Oakland University Golf and Learning Center staff in March of 2014. She is a 2010 graduate of the Michigan State University School of Hospitality Business. While a student at Michigan State, Ashley competed on the Women's Golf Team (2005 - 2010) that won a Big Ten Championship Title in 2007.

In 2010, Ashley attended and graduated from Disney University, with a concentration in Disney Hospitality. After graduation, she spent four years as a Cast Member (Golf and Club Operations) at Walt Disney World Resort Orlando, Florida, and two golf seasons at the Detroit Golf Club, Detroit Michigan, as an Assistant Golf Professional.

Ashley serves as the Golf Services Manager at Oakland University Golf and Learning Center. Ashley’s background in golf and hospitality management will add value to the affiliate and guest experience at the Golf and Learning Center.

Ashley may be contacted by email dewling@oakland.edu or call (248) 364-8373.

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Golf Operations Manager
Kelli Trolla

Kelli joined the Oakland University Golf and Learning Center in March of 2015, as an OU student employee. She graduated from Oakland in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Wellness and Health Promotion. What better way to promote wellness and health than through a round of golf! Through the years, she has become a favorite of the OU Golf and Learning Center affiliates.

Kelli may be contacted by email kemcdonald@oakland.edu or call (248) 364-6316.

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Head Golf Courses Superintendent
Tom Schall

Schall started in January 2003 as superintendent of both courses at Oakland University's Golf and Learning Center. He comes from Club Corporation of America where he was employed as one of their top agronomists. Most recently, he was assigned to the River Creek Club in Leesburg, Virginia, and prior to that, he managed the 36-hole Oak Pointe Country Club golf property in Brighton, Michigan.

Schall has golf course experience dating back to 1979, which includes experiences at both Oakland Hills and Dearborn Country Club. He is a graduate of the Golf Turf Management Program at Michigan State University and has been a certified golf course superintendent since 1995.

Business office staff:

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Office Assistant
Julie McCarrel

Julie McCarrel started working for the Golf and Learning Center as a member of the office staff in May 2001. She came from OU's Office of the Registrar after serving 17 years in that department. She coordinates and schedules many events and tournaments for the Golf and Learning Center. She maintains the golf course database, assists with the hiring of employees and composes correspondence. In addition, she works with the golf and managing director on PGA activities and never has a typical daily schedule.

Julie may be contacted by email mccarrel@oakland.edu or call (248) 364-6303.

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Business Manager
Judy Dorchock

Judy Dorchock has been with Oakland University since 2006. She started as a senior accountant in Oakland's Accounting Office and became the business manager of the Golf and Learning Center in January 2018. Dorchock has a bachelor’s in Accounting. Her previous experience includes working Oakland’s central accounting, as well as in the automotive industry. Dorchock is involved in budget preparation and analysis, and the day-to-day business operations of the Golf and Learning Center.

Judy may be contacted by email dorchock@oakland.edu or call (248) 364-6305.