BA, PGA of Canada Class “A” Professional
JON was the first ever recipient of the “Coach of the Year” award for the PGA of Canada, in 2012, and is the only coach in Canada with both CNC and CDC certification – the governing certification system for coaching sport in our country. 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 complicated waters of competitive golf.
Jon has worked with players at all levels of development, and 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 four 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.
Now, with his attention on servicing the needs of the Coppinwood membership, Jon is excited to offer program options to that will provide opportunities for game improvement in an innovative and engaging series of programs that will be available to the whole family. Whether your goal is to set a personal best, introduce the game to your child, or to simply enjoy the game more, we will have programs that cater to your training needs.
Jon’s a decorated swing coach of countless competitive players. His coaching strength lies particularly in his ability to communicate with athletes and to align their aspirations with a clear and focused game plan. His expertise lies especially in topics of self-management, sport-psychology, tactics, and short game.