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Golf Performance Center @ GolfNorth Professional Staff

 

 

 

Mike Martz
BSc Kinesiology
PGA of Canada, Class A Professional
Grey Silo Golf Course

 

  • New/Developing Competitor Coach Boys/Girls Performance Team
  • Head Coach Team Ontario Boys 2017 Canada Summer Games
  • Coach Team Canada 2- 2015 and 2016 World Junior Girls Championship
  • Head Regional Coach U17 Team Ontario
  • PGA of Ontario Junior Leader of the Year 2013

Mike joined the Golf Performance Center with a vast knowledge of the golf swing. His Kinesiology degree coupled with 30 years PGA of Canada experience has given Mike a sound scientific understanding of human movement and how it should be taught and learned. Mike has been involved with the PGA of Canada in a number of coaching initiatives, conducted ball striking clinics with Canadian legend Moe Norman, and initiated and conducted clinics for golfers with disabilities and Special Olympians. Most recently Mike has become Certified to Coach New Competitors and Certified to Coach Developing Competitors (highest available coaching certification). Mike is 1 of 4 Coaches nationwide to hold both certification levels

Email: mikem@golfperformancecenter.ca
Phone:

 

Dennis Smallwood
Academy Instructor
Grey Silo Golf Course

 

Dennis comes to the GolfNorth Academy with 40 years of playing golf at a high level. He has extensive knowledge in golf fundamentals and short game technique. Dennis has been very active in junior golf and the GolfNorth Junior Camps executed every summer to over 350 juniors in the Waterloo Region. Dennis has previously worked at the Golf Performance Center at Whistle Bear and is extremely excited to work closely with our GolfNorth members and guests to ensure their golf development and fun and enjoyment from the game.

Dennis will again oversee numerous junior summer camps as well as Individual instruction at Grey Silo GC. Dennis will also be the lead instructor for the GolfNorth  Future Links Junior Clinics and GolfNorth  Adult Clinics this spring at the Grey Silo GC.

Email: densmallwood.gna@golfnorth.ca
Phone: 519 505 0169

 

 

Robert Hannah
PGA of Canada, Class A Professional
Rebel Creek Golf Club

 

  • BSc (Kinesiology), University of Waterloo
  • PGA of Canada member for over 25 years, full time Teaching Professional for the past 17 years
  • Foresight Sports GC2 Launch Monitor, K VEST 3D motion analysis system, Hudl Technique video analysis
  • Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor

Email: rhannah.gna@golfnorth.ca
Phone: 519 498 6768

 

 

 

Brad Sims B.H.K. / B.Ed. / C.G.T.F. (III)
Rebel Creek Golf Course

 

  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics / Honours Kinesiology
  • Bachelor of Education
  • Canadian Golf Teacher’s Federation
  • Coach / Men’s Golf Team / University of Waterloo / O.U.A. Champions 2014/15/16
  • Canadian Men’s Golf Team / Head Coach / World University Games / Brieve, France / 2016
  • Brad has established a 40+ year career of professional teaching and coaching
  • Brad does not utilize a generic approach. Each lesson is designed to meet the needs and goals of the individual client. All aspects of golf may be utilized including Performance Psychology.

Email: bsims.gna@golfnorth.ca
Phone
: 226 988 3570

 

 

 

Dave Hollinger
Academy Instructor
Foxwood Golf Course

 

Dave Hollinger has been playing golf for  55 years. He has worked in golf pro shops for  40 years. Dave has coached the University of Waterloo Golf team for the last 12 years . During this time the Warriors have captured 5 Ontario Championships and a Silver medal at the National Championships. He has been the coach of Team Canada  at the University World Championships  in  Spain, Italy and China.

Your lesson  at the Waterloo Golf Academy will be enjoyable and memorable. You can expect to be given drills to make you understand the golf fundamentals. I will keep  it simple with the goal getting you to hit the ball in the centre of the club face.  Your lesson will use teaching aids and video to help you see and feel your golf swing. Let’s get together to work on your game.

Email: dhollinger.gna@golfnorth.ca
Phone: 519 886 1048

 

 

Carly Shane
Teaching Professional
Foxwood Golf Club

 

Attended Dalton State College on a golf scholarship
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management
• Leader and instructor of Golf North Junior Camps
• Joined the PGA of Canada in Spring 2018

 

 

 

Joe Blundell
PGA of Canada Candidate for Membership
Foxwood Golf Course

 

Email: jblundell.gna@golfnorth.ca
Phone: 519 572 5772