Management Team

Kyle Stewart

General Manager

Kyle Stewart joins Coppinwood from The Club at North Halton in Georgetown where he most recently served as General Manager. His club management career spans nearly twenty years in the private golf, country, and community club segments.

Kyle has applied his leadership skills over the years to inspire new cultures; invest in major capital upgrades including golf course construction/renovations;  improve and provide great experiences through quality hospitality; host a number of successful national and provincial championships; and deliver operational successes.

Kyle is an Executive member of the PGA of Canada and has remained a member throughout the course of his career. In addition, his active involvement in the Canadian Society of Club Managers, Club Managers Association of America and the PGA of Canada include committee roles and education both locally and nationally.

Dennis Hugill

Director of Golf Operations

As Coppinwood’s newly appointed Director of Golf Operations, Dennis Hugill brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role ensuring golf course conditions are exceptional.

Dennis held positions with The Olympic Club in San Francisco, Magna Golf Club in Aurora and Westwood Plateau Golf and Country Club in Vancouver. As a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Dennis received the highest distinction award upon completion of the Turfgrass Management program

Marla Lambert

Director of Marketing, Sales and Communications

Marla brings over 20 years of experience in brand strategy, sales and promotional marketing for clients such as General Motors, Nissan & Infiniti, McNeil Consumer Healthcare to name a few. She held leadership roles with Maclaren McCann, TBWA and most recently, she was Director of Marketing for Persechini Fitness. She comes with a fully integrated marketing and club management background. Marla is held in high regard for the trusted relationships that she has built with clients and members over the years and for her collaborative approach.

Leighton Azzopardi

Executive Chef

Executive Chef, Leighton Azzopardi, started his career over 33 years ago with the Prince Hotel in Toronto and finished his apprenticeship in Appenzell, Switzerland. He holds various culinary degrees from George Brown College and the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Prior to joining Coppinwood, Leighton was with King Valley Golf Club for over 20 years. He has worked with the Four Seasons hotel group, at the Sutton Place Hotel alongside Mark McEwan and at Spago North in Beverly Hills with Wolfgang Puck. Leighton embraces the philosophy of serving simply prepared dishes through the use of high quality seasonal ingredients, creative composition and a sound cooking technique. Leighton’s first efforts will include evolving the Coppinwood menu to reflect his inspiration, perspective and cooking background.

Heather Intihar

Senior Controller

Heather Intihar has worked in the accounting industry for 10 years and is a CPA, CA.  Prior to joining Coppinwood, Heather worked as a staff accountant for a mid-size firm specializing in owner managed companies, where she performed audits, reviews and compilations. Her clients included companies in industries including, but not limited to, healthcare, construction, advertising and food services.

As Coppinwood’s Senior Controller she is responsible for managing all aspects of the club’s accounting and reporting functions. Her professionalism and approachable nature has made her a valuable addition to our senior management team.

Jon Roy

Director of Coaching

Jon is very excited about returning to Coppinwood for his 5th season as the Director of Coaching. Jon enjoys a reputation for having a passion for Coaching and development for players of all ages and skill levels. He is a highly decorated swing coach of countless competitive players and we are excited to benefit from the innovative and proven program offerings that Jon will bring to Coppinwood.