2012 KCFDC Technology Team
Rhonda Crosby – Technology Director
Rhonda has been playing disc golf since 1999 when she was introduced to it here in KC at Swope. She and her husband Ben have been club members for the past 10 years. Rhonda was part of the ‘original’ Girls Night Out back in the day (2000 – 2005), a womens disc golf league at Rosedale disc golf Course. She continues to be an active supporter of womens disc golf. In April of 2011, Rhonda started the next generation of Girls Night Out at Rosedale. Now in its 2 nd year, word is starting to get out and the group of ladies is growing again. Rhonda has been working in the web development and internet marketing industry for over 10 years and is excited to be giving back and supporting the club by leading the KCFDC Technology team efforts and continuing to expand our online presence.
Kevin Montgomery – Forum Administrator
Kevin has been playing disc golf since before Rosedale had concrete tee pads. That’s a long time… He joined the KCFDC while it was still quite young and proudly sports membership #117. After playing casually around KC for about eight years he got the bug big time and started playing leagues and helping with the club. He has been part of the core staff for almost every KC Wide Open since 1994 as well as 1999 Am Worlds, 2003 Am Worlds and ran the pro-shop at the 2009 Pro-Am Worlds with his lovely wife, Tammie. As an IT professional working as a system administrator for the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, KS since 1995 Kevin has also been involved in one way or another with the KCFDC website since the late 90s. He also acted as WyCo Course coordinator for several years as well as club secretary for several years. Now he participates in the club Tech Committee and is the main point of contact for the KCFDC.Org forum. He now lives in Sedalia, MO and is helping the parks department there build an eighteen-hole course at Clover Dell Park. But you can still catch him at leagues and events in KC on a regular basis and online at kcfdc.org/forum almost every day.
Dick Parker – Graphic Design
Dick started playing Disc Golf in 1996. Like most people in the Kansas City Area, the first course he was introduced to was Rosedale Park, in Kansas City, KS. In 2001, Dick started to play in KCFDC leagues and tournaments. Shortly after that he became a PDGA Member and started to travel all over America, playing in tournaments and getting the chance to see as many courses as possible. Dick is a current PDGA Official and has run multiple tournaments and leagues for the KCFDC. Dick is also a Mini Disc Golfer. He is responsible for the Mini Disc courses at the Ice Bowl and Kansas City Disc Golf Day Events.
Hal Kurz –
Hal went to ASU on a gymnastic scholarship and met a guy who turned him onto freestylye- he was hooked instantly to disc sports!! He moved back to KC and met ‘Crazy’ and started playing together which later became the Bud-Light Team. He traveled the country doing shows and national tournaments. Came back to KC and played ultimate for 12 years while also doing national tournaments for all the events. In 93 went to playing disc golf on a more full time basis, more playing, more tournaments. As one of the first members of the club he has seen the KC disc community grow to what it is today. Its his love of the sport, the fellowship and the spirit of the game that makes him want to be on the board and help in any way he can to give back what has been so awesome in his life. #1685
Chris Portwood – Programming and Special Projects
Chris discovered disc golf in 1999 as a poor college student looking for an inexpensive pastime. Although he has been in the sport for a while he has just started participating in club events this year. Chris’ first introduction to the club was disc golf days 2012 at Swope Park. Upon learning about the club and what members do to make disc golf what it is in Kansas City today, he volunteered to become a part of the KCFDC Technology Team to help repay our community for all that you have done. Chris brings over 17 years of software development/Architecture experience to the club. He currently works for CSC (Computer Science Cooperation) working on framework/UI Development and software architecture. He hopes that through his contributions he can help make our community grow closer by providing tools that enhance the community experience.
Adam Cossette –
Adam was first introduced to disc golf in high school, but didn’t start playing until college where he would frequently play the obstacle course on the K-State campus. The game changed from a recreational activity to a full blown addiction when he moved to Kansas City in Fall of ’07 and fell in love with the numerous courses in the area.
Career wise, Adam has worked in multiple areas of the IT industry over the years and is happy to be a part of the KCFDC technology team.