Jim Poole is a member of the PGA of America and is currently a teaching professional at Prestwick Country Club. He formerly served as the director of golf at the Trophy Club and as an assistant professional at Brickyard Crossing. A native of northwest Indiana, Poole attended Bishop Noll Institute in Hammond before earning a bachelor's degree in business administration at Marian College (now Marian University) in 1988. While at Marian, he played on the golf and basketball teams. Poole and his wife, Kelly, have twin sons, Mark and Luke, who are 2020 Roncalli graduates.