Joel graduated college in 1987 with a bachelors degree in Business Administration from Elon College in North Carolina. Worked as an assistant golf professional at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville Tennessee for 6 years and also worked as an assistant golf professional at Lafayette Country Club in Lafayette, Indiana. He received his PGA credentials in the spring of 2002 and in 2003 became the Head golf professional at Coyote Crossing in Lafayette, Indiana. In 2004 took the head golf professional position at Harrison Hills Golf and Country Club in Attica, Indiana where he is currently still employed. Joel graduated from the GPTP pogram and attended the PGA Teaching seminar in Florida back in 2002. He runs the club in Attica, Indiana. He is in charge of the pool, golf shop, advertising, membership, acitivities, outings, cart maintenance, and inventory management of the shop. He has been president of the CIJGA junior golf association which is a local junior golf summer tournament schedule which he is still on the board at the present. Golf instructor at Purdue University since 1999- an accredited class at the university. Joel has been lucky enough to work under several good golf professionals who have given him the opportunity to learn many facets of the golf industry.He has maintained golf fleets, and attends 3 golf shows a year for the club. Runs tournaments/outings and many other local and state events. Helped run the BUY.Com event when employed at Fox Den in Tennessee Runs a very successful golf camp every summer not only at his club but also Lafayette Country Club. Also teaches a tennis camp at his facility. He has been very active in the community when it comes to teaching which is his favorite thing to do. Teaches a lot of different people throughout the local area. Have run a caddy program while at Lafayette Country Club.