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Located in southern coastal Georgia, Osprey Cove is a gated, master-planned community in a great location along the St. Marys River, with wonderful amenities and superb weather. Downtown Jacksonville, Florida is just 40 minutes away, the International Airport is less than 30 minutes away.  It is an easy ride to the Golden Isles barrier islands and  to Savannah, Georgia.

Osprey Cove currently has over 700 homes, with capacity for over 1070 homes.  The setting is idyllic, with stately  oak trees lining the streets along with palm trees, magnolias and other southern flora. With its stocked lakes and park-like settings,  Osprey Cove is a community for all ages—from young families to working adults and retirees. All find living in Osprey Cove a place to call home for years to come.

Osprey Cove Owners Association

The Osprey Cove Owners Association (OCOA) is a not-for-profit organization created to govern and oversee the management of the Osprey Cove community. Its mission is to preserve and enhance the quality and value of the community. The OCOA is led by the Board of Directors and supported by the Property Manager.  

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the OCOA. Comprised of five members, the Board is responsible for policy and financial decisions that affect the community. The Board meets and the OCOA holds annual and special meetings to present issues and updates to the residents. Several established committees  provide support for the OCOA operations.

George Scott  (geoscott@tds.net)

 President & At Large Director

Bob Dickman (dickmanrds@aol.com)

Vice President & At Large Director

Tony DeMarco (abeachbum@tds.net)

Secretary & West Side Director


Ron Howard (ronhoward10333@gmail.com)

At Large Director

Rebecca Kraft (rebkraft@gmail.com)

East Side Director

Governing Documents of the OCOA

These documents contain the essential elements for governing the OCOA, the rules of regulations for the community, other important guidelines and financial information. 

 Items with * are for Residents Only and links can be found in that section of this website.

Covenants                                                OCOA Meeting Minutes *    

Bylaws                                                       Board of Directors Minutes*

Community Rules & Regulations         Financial Information*

 ARB Guidelines                                                    Reserve Study*


Several  established committees support OCOA operations.  

Architectural Review Board Paul Beidel (beidel@landeavor.com)

Communications - ocoawebmaster@ gmail.com

Emergency Response  - Steve Fahey (steve.fahey@gmail.com)

Finance - Bob Coulbourne(rcolby@tds.net)

Infrastructure - Jack Robertson (jarobert1@aol.com)

Lakes - Peter McVeigh (pnmcveigh@tds.net)

Landscape - Allene Groote (agroote@tds.net)

Safety & Security - Jay Galletly (jay.galletly@gmail.com)


Osprey Cove has 24-hour security services provided by Securitas, an industry-leading security company and in conjunction with the OCOA Community Manager. The responsibilities of the security team are governed by the Rules and Regulations of Osprey Cove. 

In addition to providing authorized access to our community, the security team responds to complaints about noise as well as speeding and  golf cart enforcement, solicitations, fishing, and animal control. The security officers are committed to listening and responding to the needs of the residents and the community. They can be reached at ospreycovemaingate@gmail.com or at 912-882-3646.


Residents can register their visitors ( guests and contractors) before their arrival through DwellingLive.  Visitors check in with security at the main gate and, if registered, eliminates the need to call for authorization. 

 Residents can also update vehicle and security contact information through DwellingLive using the link: 


Community Management

Osprey Cove operations and property management are led by  Sentry Management, a community management company .  An on-site Sentry Manager works closely with the OCOA Board of Directors and its committees to oversee all aspects of the Association including managing contractors and local agencies, handling billings and payments and enforcing OCOA Rules and Regulations.

OCOA Office and Hours of Operation

The OCOA office is located in the former real estate  building just outside the West Gate at 1 Osprey Drive St. Marys, GA 31558

Hours: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9 a m  to 5 pm

Telephone: 912-673-1467

Community Manager:  

Shanda Thompson (managerocoa@tds.net)

Administrative Assistant:

Lynne Seckman (adminocoa@tds.net)


OCOA Assessments

OCOA assessments are determined annually by the Board and Directors.   Assessments are billed by Sentry Management in two installments (due on January 1st and July 1st ).  Payments can be made online, by mail, or brought to the Community Management Office. 

To pay OCOA assessments online,  click the link below:


Osprey Cove Owners Association (OCOA)

1 Osprey Drive

St. Marys, GA  31558

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