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Attend the 2019 PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit presented by OMEGA

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If teaching and coaching is your PGA Journey, you will want to attend the 2019 PGA Teaching & Coaching Summit presented by OMEGA, the Association's largest educational event for ideas and teaching methods. The Summit, Jan. 20-21 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, kicks off the PGA Merchandise Show. Demo Day is Jan. 22 and the PGA Merchandise Show will fill out the calendar, Jan. 23-25.

Some of the biggest names in sports will deliver meaningful, engaging, progressive, multi-dimensional presentations and content that focuses on the value of coaching, coach skill development, and future of coaching. Non PGA/LPGA Members: If you would like to attend the 2019 PGA Teaching and Coaching Summit, please contact your local PGA or LPGA Professional.

New this year are "breakout sessions" that provide a hands on learning experience to help you grow your business. Spend each morning in the Chapin Theatre at the Orange County Convention Center where you will hear from keynote speakers and main stage presenters. Each afternoon, you will have the opportunity to interact with the best minds in golf and sport for shared learning and an exchange of ideas during break-out sessions.

Jon Gordon
Keynote Speaker

Best-selling author of “The Energy Bus
and The Powers of Positive Leadership”
Martin Hall
Breakout Leader

Host of School of Golf on Golf Channel
2008 PGA Teacher of the Year
Lynn Marriott & Pia Nilsson
Highlighted Presenters

Vision 54 Principals
Golf Digest’s 50 Best Teachers - 2017
Randy Myers
Breakout Leader

Director of Fitness, Sea Island
2016 U.S. Ryder Cup Team Director of Fitness


Day 1: Sunday, Jan. 20 Day 2: Monday, Jan. 21
8:00 a.m. - Keynote 8:00 a.m. - Keynote
8:45 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation 8:45 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation
9:30 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation 9:30 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation
10:15 a.m. - Break 10:15 a.m. - Break
10:30 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation 10:30 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation
11:15 a.m. - Keynote 11:15 a.m. - Main Stage Presentation
12:00 p.m. - Lunch 12:00 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Breakout Room Session #1 1:30 p.m. - Breakout Room Session #4
2:30 p.m. - Breakout Room Session #2 2:30 p.m. - Breakout Room Session #5
3:30 p.m. - Breakout Room Session #3 3:30 p.m. - Breakout Room Session #6
4:30 p.m. - Opening Reception 4:20 p.m. - Break
5:15 p.m. - Entertainment 4:30 p.m. - Keynote
6:30 p.m. - Adjourn 5:00 p.m. - Closing Comments
  5:15 p.m. - Adjourn

The Summit opens each morning - Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20-21 - in the Chapin Theatre. During the two morning sessions, you will gather insight from keynote speakers and main stage presenters including:

Sunday, Jan. 20

  • Jon Gordon (Sunday, 8:00 a.m.)
  • Chris Sojnag & Dave Phillips - Topic: Warrior Midset, Mission, Focus (Sunday, 8:45 a.m.)
  • Lynn Marriott & Pia Nilsson - Topic: Be A Player - On Course Training & Coaching, the Future of Golf Instruction (Sunday, 9:30 a.m.)
  • Tony Dovolani (Sunday, 10:30 a.m.)
  • Hal Sutton, PGA - Keynote Speaker (Sunday, 11:15 a.m.)

Monday, Jan. 21

  • Brad Faxon (Monday, 8:00 a.m.)
  • Ara Suppiah, Medical Analyst on the Golf Channel (Monday, 8:45 a.m.)
  • Ted Eleftheriou, PGA - Topic: Player Development Workshop (Monday, 9:30 a.m.)
  • James Sieckmann, James Sieckmann Golf Academy (Monday, 10:30 a.m.)
  • Dr. Steve Norris - Topic: Understanding Your Value (Monday, 11:15 a.m.)

Each afternoon, breakout sessions will be held. Topics will be covered each day beginning at 1:30 p.m. and you are free to move through any topic that peaks your interest.


  • Armando Martin (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Trillium Rose (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)

  • Dr. Mark Guadagnoli - Topic: Performance Pressure – What is Choking? (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.)
  • Dr. Fran Pirozzolo - Topic - How do you Break a Habit? (Monday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Monica Alvarez-Mitchell (Monday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Dr. Paul Schempp, Trillium Rose & Tony Dovolani - Topic: Teacher Effectiveness (Monday, 3:30 p.m.)


  • Jeff Ritter,  MAKE THE TURN Performance - Topic: Jeff Ritter: Coaching Effectiveness (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Dr. Paul Schempp, Director of the Sport Instruction Research Laboratory at the University of Georgia - Topic: The Communication Skills of Expert Coaches (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Jerry Haas, PGA (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.)
  • Bobby Clampett - Topic: Impact-Based Instruction, Fact Based and Results Driven Strategy to Game Improvement (Monday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Ted Kiegiel and Chief Rob Roy (Monday, 2:30 p.m.)

  • Mike Shannon, PGA - Six Commonalities of Great Putters - Topic: Six Commonalities of Great Putters (Monday, 3:30 p.m.)


  • Jon Sinclair, PGA, Sinclair Golf (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Sang Kim - Topic: A Deep Dive into Technology in Instruction Today and a Look into the Future (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Martin Hall, PGA - Topic: How and When I Use Technology in my Teaching (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.)
  • Mark Blackburn, Blackburn Golf Academy - Topic: Technology to Optimize High Perfromance (Monday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Jeff Pierce, The Club at Olde Stone - Topic: Creating and Evaluating your Putting Process (Monday, 2:30 p.m.)


  • Scott Fawcett - Topic: DECADE Scoring System - Course Management Program (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Liam Mucklow - Topic: Tournament Week Preparation : A Template for Maximizing Performance (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Mark Brodie, Carson Family Professor of Business at the Columbia Business School (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.)
  • Andrew Rice, The Club at Savannah Harbor - Topic: 10 Essential Discussions for Every On-Course Lesson (Monday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Tom Henderson, PGA - Topic: Green to Tee (Monday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Martin Chuck, Tour Striker Golf Academy - Topic: Building a Better Game on the Course (Monday, 3:30 p.m.)


  • Lance Gill - Topic: The Team Approach for Better Business at your Club (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Trevor Anderson, Owner and Founder of Better Every Day® (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)

  • Jon Tattersall, Fusion ATL & Billy Mitchel (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.)

  • Janet Alexander,  Pacific Fitness and Health, Inc. & Dan Helman, H3 Golf  Body Pro - Topic: ELDOA (Monday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Randy Myers, Director of Golf Fitness for Sea Island Resorts - Topic: Creating a Tour Level Instructional Experience for your Golf Students (Monday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Greg Rose, Co-Founder of the Titleist Performance Institute (Monday, 3:30 p.m.)


  • Lou Guzzi, PGA, Owner and Director of Instruction & Coaching - Lou Guzzi Golf Academy at Talamore Country Club - Topic: Creating the Ultimate Teaching Environment (Sunday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Dana Rader, LPGA National Education Instruction Program - Topic: Building your Golf Instruction Empire (Sunday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Will Robbins, PGA - Topic: Mastering the Art of Sales Skills to Grow Your Business (Sunday, 3:30 p.m.)
  • Kraig Kahn, Managing Director, Kann Advisory Group - Topic: Success Begins with a Brand New You (Monday, 1:30 p.m.)
  • Todd Sones, PGA, Todd Sones Impact Golf Center at White Deer Golf Club - Topic: Building a Complete Instruction Business (Monday, 2:30 p.m.)
  • Joe Assell, PGA, President & CEO and Co-Founder of GolfTEC - Topic: The GolfTEC Story (Monday, 3:30 p.m.)

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