The SwingAI Advisory Board guides SwingAI on its data model, Swing elements and player improvement strategies.
Based at the world-class facility at Kooyonga Golf Club in Adelaide, Australia. Daniel has embraced the calling of becoming a leading golf coach in the industry since becoming a full member of the PGA of Australia in 2007. His coaching frameworks and high success rate for improving his students games have led him to being recently nominated for a third year running Australian PGA Coach of the Year after being named 2020 South Australian PGA Coach of the Year. This accolade compliments his other industry awarded titles; 2019 South Australian PGA Coach of the Year, South Australian Teaching Professional of the Year in 2014, the South Australian Game Development Professional of the Year in 2018 and selected in the Australian Golf Digest’s list of Top 50 coaches in Australia.
Nick is a Swing Index master teaching pro based in Perth Australia. Nick’s Swing Improvement Efficacy Rate is exceeds 96%. Nick teaches at XGolf Balcatta in Perth using the most advanced analytics combined with Swing Index. Nick has taught at Bandon Dunes in the US and played on the Hooters Tour
Mark Durland is a Swing AI Certified instructor. He owns and operates the Durland Golf School at Naples Grande in Naples, FL. He also serves as the Director of Instruction for Naples Grande Golf Club. During his tenure Mark has been honored to receive: 2017-2020 Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher in America; 2015 Golf Digest Best Teacher in Florida; 2014-15 Golf Digest Best Young Teacher in America (Top 40 under 40); 2012-13 Golf Digest America's Best Young Teacher (Top 40 under 40); 2008 Teacher of the Year, South Florida Section PGA and 2012 & 2007 Teacher of the Year, Southwest FL Chapter PGA. Mark also presented to his peers at the 2013 & 2014 Trackman Users Conference in Phoenix, AZ and Orlando, FL.
Steve sits on the Swing Index Pro Advisory board and is a member of the British PGA and one of Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers in America. Born and raised in Southwest England, Steve attended Cardiff Metropolitan University in Wales where he obtained a Sport Science degree and later earned a Research Masters degree in Sports Biomechanics, specialising in Distance generation off the tee. Steve’s background of both coaching and understanding of body movement allows him to uncover the cause and effect of your golf swing and find the most efficient yet non invasive way to improve your performance. Steve has coached in the UK, Asia and now is based in SouthWest Florida where he has lived the last 3 years.
Joe is a PGA Master Professional, a GOLF Magazine Top 100 Teacher in America and a PGA of America Adjunct Faculty Member, teaching the next generation of professionals the science and art of coaching. He instructs players of all ages and abilities and has adopted multiple technologies in his programs to help his students. Joe has contributed to articles, videos and appeared on television, satellite and terrestrial radio to reach a large audience of golfers.
Currently a Director of Coaching at HIT Golf Academy, Forest of Arden. Chris's professional coaching career began in 2005 when he passed his PGA exams with honors, achieving a coveted top 10 place in the trainee of the year award. Chris went on to spend 16 years at the world-famous Belfry Hotel & Resort where he established himself as one of the areas best coaches and working his way up to hold the position of Senior Coach. As a full-time coach, Chris has conducted over 10,000 lessons ranging from the complete novice to players in the professional ranks. As well as his coaching role at HIT Golf Academy Chris is an integral part of the Warwickshire County program, a position he has now held for over 5 years.
You may also see Chris on the pages of the UK's number 1 selling golf magazine, Today's Golfer. As one of their top 50 coaches, he can be regularly seen offering instructional articles as well as equipment reviews as part of his role as the magazine's equipment guru.
Over recent months Chris has also been making a name for himself as one of the best and highest regarded instructors on YouTube. With his channel only just entering its 5th year he has already amassed well over 19 million views and is approaching 100,000 subscribers.
Joan is the General Manager of Hobbit's Glen and Fairway Hills golf course in Columbia, Maryland which sees over 50,000 rounds of golf per year. Joan is both LPGA and PGA professional and is deeply rooted in golf instruction and brings innovative approaches to grow the game of golf. Joan's highly successful 2018 program “Techies and Tees" inspires more women to learn and play golf.
Over the course of Craig's professional history, he has achieved the following career highlights:
Certified PGA Member and Golf Australia Director of Technology, Stuart Leong, has built a reputation as one of the leading golf teachers in Australia, with his evidence-based coaching methods consistently achieving faster results for golfers of all abilities.
Stuart was voted the PGA of Australia Teaching Professional of the Year in 2015 and the Victorian PGA Teaching Professional of the Year in 2008 and 2014.
Named Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher in America, PGA Golf Instructor in Boca Raton & South Florida. He has done Golf lessons & instruction for over 35 years. He has mastered the quickest way to improve his student's performance through evaluating body types, breathing and each players natural tendencies, whether beginner, intermediate or pro. Scott is a featured contributor in several of Golf Magazine’s “Best Instruction Books”, where he shares his golf experience in an easy to understand and informative format. Scott has been a guest on numerous radio talk shows, as well as on Golf.com and NBC’s televised program where he offered valuable advice on golf essentials.