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IMG Academy Golf Coaches

The IMG Academy golf program offers expertly trained coaches universally known for their ability to teach a technically sound swing, while helping golfers learn how to manage any golf course to play better and post lower scores.

Coaching Staff
Neil Coulson
Director of Golf
British PGA member and former touring pro Neil Coulson joins our golf program from Singapore where he was a senior executive of IMG Golf in Asia. During his...

Golf Coaching Staff

  • Scott Bettger
    Senior Certified Instructor
    For over 20 years, Scott Bettger has been coaching and motivating students of all...
  • Kevin Collins
    Senior Certified Instructor
    Collins has been at IMG Academy since 2000 and has worked with many professional,...
  • Scott Davies
    Senior Certified Instructor
    Having received the PGA Trainee of the Year award from H.R.H. the Duke of York,...
  • Jay Denton
    Senior Certified Instructor
    IMG Academy coach Jay Denton was exposed to the game of golf in its purest form from...
  • Malcolm Joseph
    Senior Certified Instructor
    Since 2005, Malcolm Joseph has utilized his professional playing experience and...
  • Andrew Oliphant
    Senior Certified Instructor
    Oliphant is an established golf coach in the industry who has been with IMG Academy...
  • Gary Parrett
    Senior Certified Instructor
    After a very successful career with Kodak as a financial analyst in the private...
  • Grant Price
    Senior Certified Instructor
    Grant Price joined the IMG Academy Golf Program in 2004. Prior to joining IMG...
  • Gary Scheid
    Senior Certified Instructor
    From winning state and district championships with his high school in New York, to...
  • Mike McClellan
    Certified Instructor
    Mike McClellan joined the IMG Academy golf coaching staff in early 2013 and brings...
  • Heather Nolan
    Certified Instructor
    IMG Academy coach Heather Nolan has experienced every level of the game, from...
  • Bryan Van Der Riet
    Bryan joined IMG Academy during the summer of 2016, bringing more than 28-years of...
  • Andres Quintero
    Andres Quintero is originally from Barquisimeto, Venezuela. Upon graduating from IMG...
  • Daniel Jackson Golf Coach
    Daniel Jackson
    Certified Instructor
    With over 20 years of golf experience, IMG Academy coach Daniel Jackson has worked...
  • Luke Cantelo
    Since beginning golf at eight years old, Luke has always seen himself in a career in...
  • Duncan Smith
    Certified Instructor
    For the last 23 years, Duncan Smith has been actively involved in the game of golf,...
  • Robert Sherwin
    Robert Sherwin, a native of Auckland, New Zealand, carries more than 25 years of...

Golf Administration

  • Tracy Reiser
    Tracy Reiser
    Assistant Director
    IMG Academy Assistant Director, Tracy Reiser’s golf journey started at a young age...
  • Ashley Lambert
    Ashley Lambert
    Sport Advisor
    Ashley's IMG Academy journey began as a student-athlete in 1999 when she began a...
  • Matt Schneider
    Matt Schneider
    Student-Athlete Advisor
    Having both a golf course management and golf club manufacturing background in his...
  • Rob Henry
    Pro/Collegiate Sales Manager/Advisor
    Rob Henry has been with the IMG Academy outreach division since August 2016. Prior...
  • Brad Hastings
    Student-Athlete Advisor
    Brad Hastings arrived at IMG Academy with more than a decade of sport management...
  • Aaron Westlake
    Tournament Coordinator
    Prior to joining our campus, Aaron graduated with both a B.S. and an M.S. in Sports...
  • Jason Puckett
    Team and Group Sales Manager
    Jason has worked with the University of Florida Athletic Department, the Cincinnati...
  • Marlboro Ma
    Head of China Recruitment
    With a home base in Beijing, Marlboro oversees all IMG Academy Outreach throughout...
  • Naotoshi Tamaru
    Outreach Coordinator - Japan
    Naotoshi Tamaru started as the Japanese Outreach Coordinator at IMG Academy in the...
  • Martina Knezevic
    Head of Europe Recruitment
    Martina was born and raised in Germany. After completing formal education in Munich...

Golf Support Staff

  • Christian Smith
    Christian Smith
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    Christian serves as the lead mental conditioning coach for the IMG Academy golf...
  • DJ Andreoli
    DJ Andreoli
    Mental Conditioning Coach
    DJ Andreoli has been with the IMG Academy Athletic and Personal Development program...

College Planning and Placement Staff

  • Mark Blaweiss
    Mark Blaweiss
    Director of College Planning and Placement
    Mark Blaweiss has worked and held leadership roles in the fields of higher education...
  • Wayne Walton
    College Counselor
    Wayne works primarily with basketball, golf and baseball student-athletes. Prior to...
  • Heather Von Seggern
    Heather Von Seggern
    College Advisor
    Heather Von Seggern has been with IMG Academy since 2010 and works with soccer,...
  • Mark Riddell
    Mark Riddell
    Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation
    Mark Riddell is the Director of College Entrance Exam Preparation (SAT & ACT) at...