REcOgNITION

  • LPGA Top 50 Teacher in the country, 2017

  • MidAtlantic PGA "Teacher of the Year," 2017

  • Golf Digest, "Best Young Teacher in America," 2012-2018

  • Ranked #3, "Top Teachers in State of Maryland," Golf Digest, 2015-2016

  • "Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional," Golf Range Association of America 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018

  • "US Kids Master Teacher," 2013

  • Ranked #11, "Top Teachers in State of Maryland," Golf Digest, 2013-2014

  • "US Kids Top 50 Teacher," 2010, 2012, 2013

  • "President's Council on Growing the Game," PGA of America, 2009, 2010

  • "Jackie Burke Award," Jim McLean Golf School, 2009

EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS

  • LPGA, class A

  • PGA, class A

  • PGA Certified Teaching Professional

  • M.A. Motor Learning and Control, Columbia University, Teachers’ College

  • K-Vest Advisory Board

  • Titleist Staff Member

  • Certifications: Jim McLean Master Instructor, TPI Level 1 & 2, Trackman, Boditrak, K-Vest, Flightscope, Titleist Clubfitter, Halo Neuro

  • Proponent Group Member (2007-present)

  • J.Lindeberg Brand Ambassador

Service

  • National PGA Coaching and Player Development Committee (2016-2018, Committee Chair 2019-2021)

  • PGA Adjunct Faculty, PGM Education Program (2016-present)

  • National LPGA Education Committee (2016-present)

  • National LPGA Advisory Committee | Research, Education & Testing (RET) (2015-present)

  • Bishops Gate Golf Academy; Scientific Advisory Counsel (2015-2018)

  • Proponent Group Advisory Committee (2012-2013)

  • Volunteer Instructor - First Tee, Paul Berry Program, Wounded Warriors, SMGA, Disabled Sport USA

PRINT & Media

  • Golf Magazine, “Instagram Teachers to Watch,” January 2019

  • GolfDigest, "Pro Tip," Putting uphill, March 2018

  • Golfweek, "Featured Profile," from the PGA of America, April 2018

  • PGA Magazine, "Using Technology with Teaching," March 2018

  • SiriusXM Radio, "Golf School with Jim McLean and Jeff Warne" Jan. 2018, special guest

  • 18Strong Podcast Interview, "How to Fast Track Your Improvement," August 2017

  • Golf Digest Magazine, "12 Days to Better Golf" July 2017

  • Golf WRX, "How my student dropped 20 shots from her scores in 6 months," June 2017

  • Golf Digest Online, featured instructor, "12 Days to Better Golf" video series Summer 2017

  • SiriusXM Radio, "Maginnis On Tap," hosted by John Maginnes, special guest, January 2017

  • Golf Digest Online, "Don't choke on your next big wedge shot. Hit it like Justin Rose instead," with Matthew Rudy, Aug. 2016

  • Golf WRX, “3 Essentials to Breaking a Habit”, July 2016

  • Golf Digest Online, "No One Wants To See You Blading Chips," with Keely Levins, June 2016

  • 18Strong Podcast Interview, "A Purpose Driven Practice", May 2016 (#3 most downloaded episode)

  • CBS Sports Radio, "19th Hole Weekend Edition 1140" with Dennis Silver, September 2016, special guest

  • SiriusXM Radio, "A New Breed of Golf!" with Michael Breed, May 2016, special guest

  • SiriusXM Radio, "Rinker's Golf Tips" with Larry Rinker, April 2016, special guest

  • Golf Digest, "Fitness Friday", August, 2015, How to Train to Hit a Draw

  • Golf Range Magazine, "Player Development: Focusing on the Core", July, 2015, page 34, interviewed

  • Golf Channel Academy Tip, "Practice for Pressure", aired July 2015

  • The MindSide Podcast by Dr. Bhrett McCabe, April 2015, "10,000 hours or One Right Way?", special guest

  • International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, Nov, 2014, “Professionalism, Golf Coaching and a Master of Science Degree: A Commentary”, 2 pages

  • Golf WRX, "Is video passe in golf instruction?" February 2014

  • SiriusXM Radio, "Golf School" with Jim McLean & Jeff Warne, August 2014, special guest on motor learning

  • Golf Digest, Nov. 2014, “Short Game Drill for Better Movement”, 1 page

  • PGA Magazine, June 2014, “Teaching Teachers” with Don Jowalski, 3 pages

  • Golf Digest, Jan. 2014, "Your Go-To Greenside shot", video

  • MAPGA Newsletter, Jan.2013, “Task Presentation”, 1 page

  • Golf Digest, Jan. 2013, “Short Game Go-To”, with Ron Kaspriske, 1 page

  • The Turn, DC/Maryland Edition, July 2012, “Sharper Practice,” 2 page

  • SiriusXM Radio, 2012, "Making the Turn" with Peter Kessler, special guest on long-term athletic development

  • Golf Infuzion Magazine, Jan. 2011, “It’s not the hours but how you spend them,” 1 page

  • Radio Co-Host of 105.9 The Fan, "Making the Rounds," 2010, with special guests, Bill Murray, Peter Kessler, Dr. Rob Neal, and Jim McLean

  • SiriusXM Radio, "Making the Turn" with Peter Kessler, September 2009, special guest

PRESENTATIONS

  • (upcoming) PGA National Teaching & Coaching Summit, Jan 2019, “Teaching Effectively Through Principles of Motor Learning,” presenter

  • (upcoming) Northern California Teaching Summit, Jan. 2019, “Motor Learning and Teaching,” keynote presenter

  • Canadian National Teaching Summit, Nov. 2018, “Teaching Effectively Through Principles of Motor Learning,” presenter

  • PGA Show, Jan. 2018, "Golf Swing Analysis," LPGA Education Series, presenter

  • PGA Show, Jan. 2018, "Ideas Forum on Developing Juniors," panel moderator

  • PGA Show, Jan. 2018, "The Role of Feel in Developing Juniors," presenter

  • DC Golf Show, Feb. 2017, presenter the Celebrity Stage, "Making the Most of your Time"

  • PGA Show, Open Forum 5, Jan. 2017, guest moderator for the "Mental Game Panel," with Brad Faxon, Grant Waite, Dr. Fran Pirozzolo, Dr. Bhrett McCabe, Mark Blackburn, and Garret Kramer

  • Hosted PGA Teacher of the Year, Michael Breed, for a one day special clinic at Woodmont CC, May 2016

  • Golf Magazine Top 100 Teachers Summit, Jan. 2016, "Motor Learning in Everyday Teaching", presenter

  • PGA Show, FIT to Win Lectures, hosted by TPI, Jan. 2016, "Motor Learning: The Cliff Notes", presenter

  • PGA Show, Open Forum 4, Jan. 2016, guest moderator with Chris Como and Michael Michaelides

  • Motor Learning Lab Virtual Summit, Nov. 2015, presenter on motor learning

  • MAPGA Education Seminar, Woodmont CC, August 2, 2015, hosted Dr. Rob Neal, Golf Biodynamics

  • East Coast Junior Summit, Baltimore Country Club, Maryland, Nov. 2015, "Junior Development & Play," presenter

  • MidAtlantic Section Teaching Summit, Nov. 2015, "Motor Learning for Everyday Teaching", presenter

  • Interdisciplinary Conference on Human Movement (ICHP),Gold Canyon Ranch, Arizona, March, 2014, "From the Golf Course to the Classroom," presenter

  • MidAtlantic PGA Fall MSR Monday Education Seminar, Feb. 2, 2015, "The Myth in Learning", presenter

  • PGA Show, Open Forum 3, Jan. 2015, "Biofeedback and Motor Learning Panel", panelist

  • PGA Show, Jan. 2015, “Being Uncomfortable: The challenge in learning”, presenter

  • East Coast Junior Summit, CC of Fairfax, Virginia, Nov. 2014, presenter on Motor Development

  • National LPGA Webinar, Sept. 2014, “Motor Learning for Golf”, presenter

  • MidAtlantic PGA Spring Teaching Summit, Caves Valley, Maryland, April 2014, “Motor Learning”, presenter

  • PGA Show, Proponent Group, Jan 2014 Masters Thesis, “Motor Learning for Golf”, presenter

  • Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) World Conference, Jan. 2012, “Growing the Game," presenter