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Highlights:

  • 2023 PGA of America (ADM)

  • 2023 TPI Advanced 3D: Bio-mechanics of Golf

  • 2023 V1 Pro Cert (P1), V1 Pressure Mat Certified

  • 2023 World's Top 100 Club Fitters (The Golf Wire)

  • 2023 Analytics, Law, and Athlete Representation Cert.

  • 2023 Smart2Move (Dual Force Plates L1)

  • 2020-2023 Director of Golf Markham Executive Golf Course and Country Club

  • 2021 Golf Fitness Specialist (GFS-NASM)

  • 2021 Certified Club Fitter (KZG)

  • 2020 Coaching Association of Ontario (BIPOC Mentor)

  • 2020 International PGA member

  • 2020 - 2019 TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) GOLF2, JUNIOR2 Certified

  • 2020-2023 Scott Cowx Certified 7.0- 9.0 Advanced Instructor

  • 2020 IGPA Golf Psychology Certified

  • 2019 Swing Catalyst Certified (L1/L2)

  • 2018 Certified GC Quad Technologist

  • 2018 U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach 

  • 2016 National Coaching Certification Program Coach

  • 2016 Golf Canada Future Links Coach

  • 2016 CGC trained PGA of Canada

  • 2009 to Present- Director of Golf- Golf and Performance

     

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 and Courses:

  • PGA- American Development Model - a collaboration of the PGA, PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA, First Tee, USOC

  • Altus Performance Golf- Primed to Perform- Cameron McCormick (PGA Tour Coach)

  • Tour Read Golf, Green Reading System Certified Coach- Ralph Bauer(PGA Tour Coach)

  • Golf Engineer (Golf Lab L1)

  • V1 Pro (P1) certified

  • V1 Pressure Mat Certified

  • Analytics, Law, and Athlete Representation Certificate (The State University of New York)

  • Load to Launch- Justin James (World Long Drive Champion)

  • Sportsbox 3D Golf Level 1 Certified

  • SuperSpeed Golf Certified L1/L2

  • Gravity Fit Certified Coach

  • Operation 36 Certified Coach

  • Swing Catalyst Certified (L1)

  • Scott Cowx Certified 8.0 (L2 Advanced Coaching) (PGA Tour Coach)

  • 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

  • Titleist Performance Institute Golf 2 Certified

  • Titleist Performance Institute Advanced 3D:  Bio-mechanics of Golf

  • Titleist Performance Institute- Strength and Power Training for Golf with Justin James (World Long Drive Champion)

  • Operation 36 Certified Coach

  • 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

  • Golf Fitness Specialist (GFS- National Academy of Sports Medicine)

  • Swing Catalyst Certified  (L2)

  • Smart2Move (Dual Force Plates Level 1 Certification)

  • Golfzon Leadbetter University - Short Game Training Course

  • Aim Point Express Green-Reading Fundamentals

  • Superspeed Golf- L1/ L2 -  ground force mechanics and junior speed development

  • Flighstcope Professional Course

  • Boditrak-  Golf Ground Mechanics Certified

  • Peak Performance Mental Coaching Workshop - Tim Kremner

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

  • Foresight Peak Professional Training L1- 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 Sports 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 behavioural, intellectual, physical, and sensory disabilities.

  • GASP Systems Lab- Ground Reation Forces and Torques

Accreditations and Associations

  • International PGA 

  • Golf Psychology Certificate

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

  • International Golf Psychology Association (IGPA)

  • 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

  • Pilot Certificate – sRPA (VLOS)Basic operations

  • Recreational UAS Safety Test (TRUST)-FAA:USA

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