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NCJGA Staff Members


David Emerick

David has been a member of the Professional Golfers of America (PGA) since 1987. David is currently an instructor at The Crossings in Carlsbad and he has been associated with the San Diego PGA for the past 25 years. He was awarded San Diego PGA Teacher of the Year and in 2004, Golf Digest named him a "Top 50 Teacher" in the state of California.


Marcia Emerick

Director of Operations

Marcia is a co-founder of NCJGA and is responsible for membership, operations, accounting and keeping everyone organized.


Sara Hansen

Instructor & Tournament Operations

Sara was born in Fresno, started golfing at the age of 10, played in high school, played collegiately at Fresno City College & California State University Bakersfield. After marriage and relocating to Oceanside, she worked at Backswing Golf Events raising money for charities alongside 200 other women professional golfers.

Now she is dedicating her time to helping grow the game of golf through helping juniors develop their love for the game. Sara has years of experience working with kids through clinics since she was a senior in high school. She has many years of experience and knowledge of the fundamentals and rules of the game and she’s excited to share her knowledge with all!


Evan  & Alex Emerick

Tournament Operations

Evan is a graduate of Carlsbad High School and a graduate of San Diego State where he played on the Men's Golf Team. In 2006, Evan was CIF Boy's Individual Champion. Evan has a long college coaching career and is currently the Men's Assistant Golf Coach at the University of Southern California. (Read about it here.)

Alex played baseball at Carlsbad and Sonoma State, where he graduated in 2019.