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Only a handful of coaches are consistently recognized for exceptional passion and expertise in their craft.

“Golf Performance Coaches” is made up of such people,

Consistently developing expertise and helping committed athletes achieve their goals in golf.

 

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Jon Roy

BA, PGA of Canada
PGA of Canada Class “A” Professional
Coach Developing Competitor & New Competitor Certified

Jon is the first ever recipient of the “Coach of the Year” award for Canada and he is also the only coach in Canada with both CNC and CDC certification – the governing certification system for coaching sport in our country.  Jon also was awarded the “Junior Leader of the Year” award in 2007.  As a long-time, and highly decorated, “Class A” professional, Jon has coached countless players to personal-best performances and has helped hundreds of families to successfully navigate the variegated waters of competitive golf.

Jon has worked with players at all levels of development, but the majority of his work in recent years has been focused on high level junior players looking to bring their games to the highest levels.  Acting as the head provincial coach for many years, Jon has worked with the very best athletes in Ontario while also mentoring coaches throughout Ontario.  Jon has travelled across the globe coaching teams and individuals in competitions and training camps.

Jon’s coaching strength lies particularly in his ability to communicate with young athletes and to align their aspirations with a clear and focused game plan.  His expertise covers topics of self-management, sport-psychology, tactics, and the short game.

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Jeff Overholt

B. Sc, PGA of Canada, TPI
PGA of Canada Class “A” Professional
Coach New Competitor Certified & Head Coach – York Regional Team

Jeff is a recent winner of the Canadian “Junior Leader of the Year” award,  and brings a unique skill set to his students as a leader in both junior golf development and strength & conditioning.  As a PGA of Canada Class “A” member and certified coach for New Competitors, Jeff has worked with many of the provinces best competitive juniors golfers over the past 8 years in various capacities.  Jeff was also awarded the “Coach of the Year” award in 2013.

Jeff has his undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa and has multiple certifications geared toward youth athlete development from the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) and other organizations.  He is also a regular presenter at coaching conferences, where he is a highly sought-out expert in youth athletic development and for the training of sport coaches.

Jeff is always well prepared and is on the cutting edge of athletic development principles.  He has tremendous experience coaching teams and individuals at events and in training camps.  He is a great communicator whose expertise lies in the realm of conditioning, tactics, and biomechanics.

“In my forty years of communicating with, training and observing teaching professionals, I’ve seen a few stand out as exceptionally effective.  Jon and Jeff stand out as such. They create an extraordinary environment for learning, one that not only develops golf skills but develops the golfer as well.

After spending time with Jon and Jeff, students leave playing the game with a renewed sense of purpose and freedom.  They provide an education that doesn’t merely impart knowledge but that alters the very nature of what’s possible for their students.

Fred Shoemaker

Golf Professional & Coach

Author Extraordinary Golf: The Art of the Possible

 

Support Staff

Our sport science specialists support all of our athletes during practices as well as by appointment.  They also  provide the coaching staff with comprehensive feedback on individual needs .

Assistant Coaches:

(PGA of Canada Professionals)

Tara Savoie & Carter Bennett

(Community Coach Certified)

Matthew Iceton, Meghan Bennett, Zac Carson, Alisha Corringham,

Apprentice Coaches:

Colton Wyllie,

Medical Specialist: Andrew Hoermann

Club fitting Specialist: Jeff Shuster

College Golf Consultant: Jon Dunlap