Dave Renk

Golf Course Superintendent

Dave Renk is a 1993 graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Golf Turf Management.  Professionally, Dave was a Director of Commercial Accounts for Tru Green Corporation from 1986 through 1992.  In 1993 he was hired as First Assistant Superintendent at Pine Valley Golf Club known as the #1 golf course in the World. 
 
In 1997, with an outstanding professional reputation, Dave was hired as Golf Course Superintendent at Lookaway.  Rees Jones, Lookaway’s course designer, requested to be part of the hiring process and was delighted to bring Dave to Lookaway to help build, maintain and care for the new golf course.  Dave has remained at Lookaway since 1997 with a highly regarded reputation for his knowledge of the course and excellent level of maintenance he has provided the greens and fairways over the years.   
 
Dave is an active member of the GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents Association of America), USGA (United States Golf Association)and the PAGCS (Philadelphia Association of Golf Course Superintendents).  He enjoys cross fit training and is an avid Eagle’s fan.  Dave is involved with various charitable organizations, most notably as President of the Matthew Renk Foundation, a foundation he and his wife built to honor the memory of his late son.  In addition to his duties with the Matthew Renk Foundation, Dave donates time to the Founders Society of Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


Michael Little

Head PGA Golf Professional

Michael Little was born and raised in North Wales, Pennsylvania.  Finding a love for golf in his early 20's, Michael decided to pursue a career in golf by attending the Golf Academy of America and shortly after, turned professional golfer in 2009.
 
Michael joined the Lookaway team in 2014 and has been a golf instructor since 2009.  Before coming to Lookaway, Michael was the First Assistant Professional at Rolling Green Golf Club in Springfield, Pennsylvania from 2010-2014 and the First Assistant Golf Professional at Island Green Country Club in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 2009-2010.  He was also the Golf Instructor at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he introduced over 500 college students to the game of golf. 
 
Michael is an active member of the Philadelphia Section PGA and is one of the top players in the section. He is serving on the Philadelphia PGA Player Development Committee to share his passion for golf. Some of his tournament highlights include: 

  • In the Top 5 of the Player of the Year Points List from 2017 to Present
  • 2016 Philadelphia PGA, Player of the Year -2013 Philadelphia PGA, PAO Player of the Year
  • 12 first place wins in Philadelphia PGA events
  • 112 Top 10 finishes in Philadelphia PGA events
  • Top 5 in the Philadelphia Open
  • Top 15 in the Pennsylvania Open
  • Qualified for 6 different National Tournament events

In addition to representing Lookaway in PGA and GAP golf tournaments, Michael has also been featured on Inside Golf and frequently volunteers and participates in golf charity events. One of Michael’s favorite charities is PGA Reach, which provides golf programs to support junior golf, military veterans, and diversity inclusion in and around the Philadelphia Section PGA — all initiatives that are important to Michael and his family.
 
Michael currently resides in North Wales with his wife, Star, two girls, Estelle and Louella and the newest addition to the family, baby Michael.


Kevin Rossi

PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Kevin is originally from Kingston, NY and received his bachelor’s degree from Franklin Pierce University and returned to school for the Golf Academy of America in Orlando in order to pursue a career in golf and turned professional in 2009. 
 
Kevin joined the Lookaway team in 2016 and has been a golf instructor since turning professional in 2009. Before coming to Lookaway, Kevin has gained a multitude of experience from his time spent at the Villa Roma Resort in New York to his time working in South Florida at a couple of different Platinum Country Clubs.  He has an in depth background of club fitting/repair, teaching styles, and business operations and enjoys working in each of these different areas on a daily basis.  
 
Outside of his work Kevin strives to improve his golf game on a daily basis.  He also enjoys watching golf, baseball and basketball.


Laura Schiavo

PGA Assistant Golf Professional

Laura Schiavo was born in Queens, New York and raised in nearby Yardley, Pa. Inspired by her father, she hit a golf ball for the first time at age 3 and has loved the game ever since.

Laura graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor's degree in secondary education and is currently in the process of becoming a Class A PGA Professional. Prior to Lookaway, she worked for five years at Golf Galaxy focusing on merchandising, club fitting and golf club repair. In her spare time, Laura enjoys fishing, playing pool, nature documentaries and cooking.


Chris McCardell

Caddie Master

Chris McCardell joined the Lookaway team in 2001. Before coming to Lookaway, Chris worked as Caddie Master at Radley Run Country Club, Chester Valley Golf Club and the Inniscrone Golf Club.

Chris grew up in West Chester, Pennsylvania and has followed in the footsteps of his father, who worked as a Caddie Master for 45 years, finishing up his career at the Aronimink Golf Club.