Kevin Collins

  • Golf Coach
  • With IMG Since: 2000
  • Hometown: Westford, MA
  • Languages Spoken: English

Collins has been at IMG Academy since 2000 and has worked with many professional, collegiate and amateur golfers. He's conducted clinics internationally and was the captain of the golf team at Eckerd College. 

Education/Accreditations

  •  BA Visual Art, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg 

Experience

  • IMG Academy golf program Bradenton, FL 2000 – present
  • 2004 Golfweek presenter at Golf Fest in Orlando
  • Conducted international clinics in Chile, Mexico, Colombia and Italy

Notable Students:

  • Roy Steinberg (Israel) – Professional
  • Stanislav Matus (Czech) – Professional
  • Jakub Stanislav (Czech) - Professional
  • Benjamin Palanszki (Hungary) - Professional
  • Andres Echavarria (Colombia)- University of Florida – Professional
  • Victoria Tanco (Argentina) – LPGA
  • Hannah Yun (US) – University of Florida – LPGA
  • Rhea Nair (UAE) – University of Alabama – Professional
  • Ginger Howard (US) - Professional
  • Sally Watson (Scotland) 2008, 2010 Curtis Cup – Stanford University
  • Laetitia Beck (Israel) – Duke University
  • Mia Piccio (Philippines) – University of Florida
  • Christina Miller (US) – University of South Florida
  • Gemma Dryburgh (Scotland)-Tulane University
  • Sammi Stevens (US) – University of New Mexico
  • Megan Pak (US) – University of Florida
  • Hally Leadbetter (US) –University of Arkansas
  • HaoYuan “Steven” Lu (China) – Coastal Carolina University

Playing Experience:

  • Three time All-Conference, captain at Westford Academy.
  • Captain at Eckerd College
  • USGA: 3 time Medalist in US Open Local Qualifier
  • Florida Open - 2003, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012 (Best finish t-8, 2006)
  • NH Open- 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010 (Best finish t-14, 2009)
  • European Tour - BA/CA Austrian Open - 2007, 2008
  • Played events on New England Pro Tour, Moonlight/ Next Tour, West Florida Golf Tour

 

Kevin, has spent the past 15 years working with some of the top junior golfers in the world, preparing them for success in collegiate and professional golf. 

Students' success:

  • FCWT All Americans
  • FCWT POY
  • AJGA All Americans
  • AJGA POY
  • South American Jr Champion
  • NCAA All Conference
  • NCAA Academic All Americans
  • NCAA All Americans
  • Member of NCAA Championship Team
  • State Jr and Amateur Champions
  • Various National Jr and Amateur Champions in their respective countries
  • 2010 students reached #1 and #2 in girls jr national rankings 


Students have competed in:

  • USGA Boy’s and Girl’s Junior Amateur 
  • British Girl’s Amateur
  • USGA Men's and Woman's Amateur 
  • British Woman's Amateur 
  • USGA Men's and Woman's Open
  • British Woman's Open
  • NCAA Championship
  • World Amateur Team Championship
  • Jr Ryder Cup
  • Jr Solheim Cup
  • Vagliano Trophy
  • Curtis Cup
  • LPGA Tour
  • LPGA Symmetra Tour
  • Ladies European Tour
  • LET Access Tour
  • WEB.com Tour
  • PGA Latin America Tour
  • Asian Tour