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The 2020 Annual High School Golf Coaches Conference

Connecting, educating, and serving the high school golf community


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The 2020 High School Golf Coaches Conference was held in Orlando Florida over January 24th and 25th. This conference was ran in conjunction with the PGA Merchandise show which took place January 21st-24th.

This conference brought together active high school golf coaches, assistant coaches and PGA Professionals. Due to golf course constraints and the goal of having intimate and interactive learning sessions, space will be limited and on a first come first serve basis.

Be sure to check out the full picture gallery from the conference and leaderboard from the Coaches Cup Tournament.

Coaches Conference Tournament
High School Coaches Conference

Conference Schedule

Tuesday January 21st-Friday January 24th

PGA Show Demo Day and Merchandise show. All high school coach conference attendees will receive a week-long badge to the Merchandise Show

Friday January 24th – Orange County Convention Center (5 MSR Credits)

8-11:00am – PGA Merchandise Show Floor Open

11:00-1:00pm – Welcome from PGA of America Leadership & morning education sessions

1:00-1:45 – Buffet lunch & networking

1:45-4:45pm – Classroom education from elite coaches, experts and PGA Professionals

Evening – Informal networking for coaches and PGA Professionals at The Pub

Saturday January 25th – Sean Foley Performance at EaglesDream Golf Academy / Timacuan Golf Course (3 MSR Credits) 

9am-12pm – On-course instruction, practice drills, and coaching tips taught by top PGA Professionals and instructors

12pm-12:45pm – Lunch and warm-up

1pm – Coaches Cup golf tournament (shotgun format)

**Education session, speakers, and presentations are subject to change. If you would like to speak or have requests for education sessions, please contact




Trillium Rose
Golf Digest Top 50 teacher & Top 50 LPGA Teacher

Running efficient and effective practices

Preston Combs

Preston Combs Putting Expert
2019 So California PGA Teacher of the year award

Putting Coaching with Juniors

Ted Logan

Ted Logan Golf
Director, American Development Model

Athletic development of a junior golfer


Brech Spradley Golf
FCG Top 25 Elite Junior Coach in US

The most common high school swing mistakes and how to fix them

Brendan Ryan

Brendan Ryan College Golf Recruiting
College Recruiting expert Golf Placement Services

The truth and numbers behind college recruiting

Jeff Hay

Jeff Hay Golf
PGA Professional & Academy Coach

Swing mechanics and range practice drills

Suzy Whaley

Suzy Whaley PGA of America
President of the PGA of America

The Future of Coaching and the PGA of America

Rob Robison

Rob Robison Golf Coach
State Championship Golf Coach

Creating long lasting player relationships

Alan Cress

24 year PGA Professional & High School Golf Coach

A discussion on the coach/PGA Professional Relationship

Kris Hart

Senior Director, Nextgengolf

The numbers behind high school golf and how it effects your team

Matt Weinberger

Matt Weinberger Golf
NCCGA Commissioner & USGA Certified Rules Official

The 5 most common rules broken in high school golf

Chris Noble

Chris Noble High School Golf Photo
NHSGA Manager & high school golf expert

Creating an inclusive and welcoming team culture

Aaron Koenigsberg

Aaron Koenigsberg Golf
Research and Data Analytics at Golf Australia

The research behind athlete development

Shawn Humphries

Shawn Humphries Golf
Top 100 Golf Teacher & Elite Athlete Consultant

Training high school golfers to win

Dr. Bhrett McCabe

Dr. Bhrett McCabe Golf
Renowned Sports & Performance Psychologist

Coaching the modern student… And parent

2020 Conference Costs

Conference Pricing is flexible to meet your needs and schedule

Coaches (non-PGA)

Full Conference & Tournament ($225)
Full week PGA badge, Friday Afternoon Education & Buffet Lunch ($145)
Saturday Morning Education & Lunch ($95)
Saturday Afternoon 18 hole coaches golf tournament ($105)

PGA Professionals

Full Conference & Tournament ($165) – if paid after 12/6
Friday Afternoon Education & Buffet Lunch ($95) – 4 MSR Credits
Saturday Morning Education & Lunch ($85) – 3 MSR Credits
Saturday Afternoon 18 hole coaches golf tournament ($105)

Save the Date for the 2021 Coaches Conference

Thursday, January 28th - Saturday, January 30th, 2021

Interested in the 2021 Conference?

Please fill out the form to stay up to date on details for the conference. Thank you!

Travel Accommodations


MCO Airport

12 Miles (16 mins) from Orange County Convention Center (Fri)

 36 Miles (37 mins) from Timacuan Golf Course (Sat)

SFB Airport

42 Miles (46 mins) from Orange County Convention Center (Fri)

8 Miles (16 mins) from Timacuan Golf Course (Sat)

**The Orange County Convention Center is located 33 miles (42 minutes) from the Timacuan Golf Course. Please allow enough time to get to the golf course on Saturday AM. 


We recommend staying near the Orange County Convention Center for your hotel accommodations. There are many options and price points for hotels within walking distance to the convention center, restaurants and entertainment. Use this link to review different options in the area.

The Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando is the most budget conscious, recommended option within walking distance to the convention center. Booking directly on the Rosen website will help you secure the best rate available.

**If you are renting a car, please be aware some hotels charge parking fees

Rental Cars

No transportation will be provided for the conference. The MCO airport does provide many options including public bus, taxis, rent cars or ride sharing (Uber/Lyft). Getting from MCO to the Orange Country Convention Center on International Drive is easy. Airport travel options

We recommend renting a car to get from the Convention Center to Timacuan Golf Course (~45 mins). Cars can be rented at the airport or near the convention center through National/Enterprise/Alamo at the Hyatt Regency Hotel

Conference Contacts

Chris Noble

NHSGA Manager

Kris Hart

Senior Director, Nextgengolf