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Meet the Team

David Porfido David Porfido
TGA Lead Coach

David Porfido began working for TGA of Bergen County in February 2010. David is a full time high school teacher in Bergen County. He obtained his bachelor's degree in marketing from New Jersey City University and his master's degree in Educational Leadership from Saint Peter's College.  Dav more bio
Kevin Rooney Kevin Rooney

Kevin Rooney started a TGA Premier Junior Golf franchise in Bergen County in August 2006. In 2008, with his business partner and fellow franchise owner Mark Thornewell, invested in TGA of Westchester. He grew up in Ridgewood, NJ, graduating from St. Joseph Regional H.S. in 2002. In 2006, he gr more bio
Adam Stave Adam Stave
TGA Lead Coach

My name is Adam Stave and I was born and raised in North Jersey.  I have loved the game of golf ever since I was about 10 years old.  I spent all four years on my high school golf team.  I am currently attending Fairleigh Dickinson University.  I enjoy teaching young kids a more bio
Ralph Alfieri
TGA Lead Coach

Introduced to golf at Ridgewood High School in 1998 Went on to play division 1 golf for Elon university in the Southern conference from 2001-2005 Has qualified for and played professionally after college in 4 PGA State Opens: NJ, SC, CA, and New England.   Experience wit more bio
Stephen Hessler
TGA Lead Coach

Steve is a father of four and grandfather of seven. He has been involved in youth athletics his entire adult life, coaching basketball, softball and soccer. He learned golf as a teenager caddying on Long Island and playing the old Bethpage Black golf course. He studied golf under John Benes, former more bio
Abby O'Connell Abby O'Connell
Director of Tennis/Lead Coach

My name is Abby O'Connell. I graduated in May 2011 with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Rhode Island. I have played tennis my entire life and have always worked with kids, on and off the court. During my summers off from college, I was  in charge of the more bio
Bobby DiDonato
Director of Golf/Lead Coach

Bobby DiDonato is a current resident of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. He has been part of the TGA family for over two years and is the current Director of Golf for TGA of Bergen County.  Bobby has had a vast amount of experience with coaching and instructing a wide age range within the sports world.& more bio
Christine Kostianis Christine Kostianis
Director of Tennis/Lead Coach

Christine Kostianis is a PTR Certified Instructor from NYC. She has joined the cast of TGA Tennis in Bergen County. She comes with 15 years of experience and is looking forward to sharing her passion and knowledge with children in Bergen County, NJ.



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Kevin Rooney
Owner/Territory Director

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