The Club Team
The team at The Club at Flying Horse is committed to providing an exceptional experience to its members. This talented group combines experience in hospitality, private club management, culinary arts, health & fitness and golf and tennis operations. They have collectively worked at famous resorts, restaurants and clubs throughout the country. Professional experience, formal education, and the desire to share the passion of Flying Horse are the motivations behind the team that welcomes you to The Club at Flying Horse.
Club Managing Director
Fredo Killing brings 29 years of golf and club management and hospitality experience to his position as Managing Director of The Club at Flying Horse. More than 20 of those years have been managing clubs and resorts in the Colorado Springs area. Originally from Santiago, Chile, Killing was educated in South America and Europe before heading to the United States. He also spent time in management at Hotel Portillo, Chile which, because of its climate, hosted ski teams from around the world. He has overseen major renovations, new construction and redesign efforts at some of Colorado Springs’ most famous landmark resorts. His enthusiasm carries over into several volunteer and community efforts.
Assistant General Manager/Membership Director
Wendy McHenry has more than two decades of experience in hospitality and membership service. She spent nearly 20 years at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. She was a member of the Opening Team for the Resort and played a significant role in the ongoing development and success of the property, as well as the adjoining Country Club of Colorado. She was also a member of the Executive Committee. Her experience in the hospitality industry includes leadership roles in the areas of Food and Beverage, Sales and Marketing, Conference Planning and Operations.
Golf Course Superintendent
Dan Hawkins comes to Flying Horse from The Ridge at Castle Pines North, another Tom Weiskopf course.
Hawkins worked at The Ridge since its inception in 1996, having most recently served as the superintendent.
Prior to that, he worked at the Canterberry Golf Course in Parker, and the Ptarmigan Golf and Country Club in Windsor, Colorado. Prior to beginning his work in golf course management, Dan had a career with Martin Marietta as a software development engineer. He spent 10-plus years working closely with defense and other federal clients. His passion for the outdoors led him to Colorado State University where he went back to school and completed a B.S. in Landscape Horticulture in 1995.
Head Golf Professional
Glenn Wallace is from the Atlanta area where he attended the University of Georgia. After graduating, he moved to Colorado in 1997, and went to work for Castle Pines Golf Club. While there, he worked the annual PGA Tour, The INTERNATIONAL, and for the past four years, served as the first assistant golf professional responsible for overseeing both the golf shop and outside service operations. He was responsible for the operation and management of all tournaments and outings hosted by the club. While at Castle Pines, Wallace also worked seasonal pro positions at other golf facilities including Gainey Ranch Golf Club and Desert Highlands Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver.
Programs and Development Manager
Head Tennis Proffessional
The Club at Flying Horse has named Richard Beard as the Head Tennis Professional to lead the tennis program at Flying Horse. Richard’s goal is to provide a tennis program at Flying Horse that will be unmatched for adults as well as children. After living in Japan, Germany, and Italy, Richard moved to Colorado where he trained with Dennis Ralston at The Broadmoor and attended the University of Colorado. After graduating, Richard played the professional circuit and traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Africa, and the South Pacific. During most of college and while playing the circuit, he held a position at The Broadmoor while becoming United States Professional Tennis Association certified. Prior to joining the team Flying Horse, Richard was the Head Tennis Professional at The Broadmoor. Richard incorporates his philosophy of “having fun and learning” with a natural teaching style in all hi s programs.
Ketil was originally born in New York City. Prior to moving to Colorado Springs, he called the Denver area home where he worked in numerous restaurants in both front and back of the house positions. In 1993, he moved to Colorado Springs, and took the position as Sous Chef at Phantom Canyon Brewing Company where he garnered many local culinary awards. In 1995 he became the Executive Chef and participated in many local gala’s and charity events. During this time, he assisted in opening eight other brew pubs across the country, using menu items and recipes from his repertoire. Ketil started at Flying Horse in late 2007 as Chef de Cuisine and is excited to bring new ideas to his current position as Head Chef.
Special Events Director
Diane has been at Flying Horse since 2009 and comes to The Club from the Cheyenne Mountain Resort, where she served as Director of Catering. Previously, she spent two years as Director of Sales at Picnic Basket & Cravings catering company, handling off-site weddings and events. Originally from Dallas, Diane moved here to Colorado in 1996 and also spent nine years as Director of Catering at the Garden of the Gods Club. She is happy to be back in the private club arena.