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Currently Enrolled In:

  • McMaster University- Hacking Exercise For Health.The surprising new science of fitness

  • The University of Florida - Science of Training Young Athletes (Dr. Christine Brooks (coordinates the coaching science education for USA Track and Field)

  • Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner Certification (Associate) American Board of NLP Certified 

  • Achieving Ultimate Human Performance- (Instructed by Ben Greenfield)

All Certifications:

  • Community Golf Coach trained PGA of Canada ( in partnership with Golf Canada and the Coaching Association of Canada)

  • Titleist Performance Institute Level 1 Certified

  • Titleist Performance Institute Junior 2 Certified

  • U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach

  • NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) Golf Coach. (modules include Sports Nutrition,  Safe Sport Making Ethical Decisions, Coaching Athletes with a Disability)

  • Inclusive Fitness Training Certification- The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability, ( NCPAD-part of the Department of Disability and Human Development in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago )

  • United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee/USA Weightlifting - Strength Training for Performance

  • United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee/Nike/The Aspen Institute Project Play - How to Coach Kids 

  • Tour Roll Putting Certified

  • Professional Diploma in Sports and Exercise Nutrition- EQF Level 1

  • Motor Learning Certification

  • Golf Canada Rules Education Program Level 1 Certified (Level 2 certification in progress)

  • Certified Personal Trainer (with focus on nutrition and health) CPT-NCAA

  • www.mchealthexpert.com

  • GOLFZON LEAD BETTER UNIVERSITY - Short Game Training Course

  • AIMPOINT EXPRESS- Green-Reading Fundamentals

  • SUPERSPEED GOLF- L1/ L2 -  ground force mechanics and junior speed development

  • FLIGHTSCOPE Professional Course

  • BODITRAK-  Golf Ground Mechanics Introduction Course

  • PEAK PERFORMANCE MENTAL COACHING WORKSHOP - Tim Kremner

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) - 1.Mental Toughness 2. Navigating Diets

  • FORESIGHT PEAK PROFESSIONAL TRAINING LEVEL 1- Foresight GC Technologist Status- advanced club and ball data analysis, software operation ///// BASIC WEDGE PLAY - Short game expert James Ridyard //////// ASSESSING AND IMPROVING YOUR PLAYERS- Martin Hall

  • GOLF LAB UNIVERSITY -  1.Coaching the Club Golfer // 2. Intro to Center of Gravity // 3. Single Plate Torque Forces // 4. Part 1- Fundamentals of Putting with Gareth Raflewski!

  • DTS  Fitness Education- Bag Work Basics

  • DTS Fitness Education - Novice Cardio Respiratory Program

  • Girls Gone Strong- How to Help Female Clients With Body Image, Unrealistic Expectations, and The Comparison Trap Course

  • Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach: Coaching for Winning and Life Lessons

  • Precision Nutrition- Exercise and Sport Nutrition Coaching Course

  • Headstart Pro Performance Training for Pro-Athletes- pertains to athletes in the Learn-to-Train, Train-to-Train, and Train-to-Compete stages of the Long Term Athlete Development model (LTAD)

  • Changing the Game-Mentorship - Coaches Association of Ontario-National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) module- Pre-requisite for the program of mentoring for the support of women in coaching

  • Keeping Girls in Sports- Canadian Tire's Jumpstart Charity- Respect Group

  • Golf Canada- Respect in Sport for Parents

  • The Science of Extraordinary Performance-  Steven Kotler (Co-founder/Director of Research at The Flow Genome Project)

  • Coaching Athletes with a Disability- (NCCP) Provides coaches the knowledge to deliver quality positive  sports experiences for athletes, specifically with behavioral, intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities.

Accreditations and Associations

  • International PGA 

  • Golf Psychology Certificate

  • Golf Psychology- Mental Performance {The Psychological Characteristics for Developing Excellence (PCDEs)}

  • Yoga 101 (An emphasis on the development of strength, flexibility, balance, stamina, and concentration is a perfect complement to golf)

  • Foresight GC Technologist- approved in GC technology, software operation, advanced club and ball data analysis

  • TRX suspension training/TRX RIP training for golf and general conditioning

  • Instructor & Trainer in First Aid and CPR (working with organizations such as Red Cross of Canada, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, F.A.S.T. Rescue & Lifesaver 101

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) certificate

  • Coaches Association of Ontario member

  • Golf Canada Member

  • USGA member

  • USKG Club member