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The 2022 Annual High School Golf Coaches Conference

Connecting, educating, and serving the high school golf community


PGA Professionals


High School Golf Coaches


Major Golf Industry Conference


The 2022 High School Golf Coaches Conference was held on Tuesday & Wednesday, January 25th & 26th in an unparalleled virtual experience. Attendees were able to join this year’s event from the comfort of their own office, school, or home. The conference was recorded and sent to all attendees to access on-demand. This conference was run in conjunction with our Presenting Partner, Titleist & FootJoy along with the PGA Merchandise Show that took place January 25th-28th.

This year’s conference brought together active high school golf coaches, assistant coaches, high school administrators, PGA Professionals & industry leaders for a dynamic, interactive, and educational experience. All high school golf coaches, administrators & golf professionals are welcome.

Be sure to check out the full picture gallery from the conference in 2020.

Support & Partners

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, January 25th
*Please note, all times are Eastern Standard time

Welcome from PGA of America & Titleist/FootJoy

11:00-11:10 AM – Welcome from PGA of America

11:10-11:45 AM – Creating a world-class team culture

11-45-12:00 PM – PGA & your players

Practice & Player Development

12:00-12:30 PM – Performance Putting Uncovered

12:30-1:00 PM – Creating consistency for any player on your team

1:00-1:30 PM – Understanding & using data/tech for your golf team

1:30-2:00 PM – Creating a winning game plan for your team

Strengthening your team

2:15-3:00 PM – Best of the Best Coaches Roundtable

3:15-3:45 PM – Charles Howell III’s high school journey

3:45-4:15 PM – Understand the junior & college golf landscape

4:15-4:30 PM – State & National resources for high school golf coaches

Breakout Sessions + Happy Hour

4:30-5:30 PM – Administrator & Coach breakout sessions + happy hour

Wednesday, January 26th
*please note, all times are Eastern Standard time

How to take your coaching to the next level

10:00-10:45 AM – Creating a winning mindset for your players

10:45-11:15 AM – Webb Simpson’s high school journey

11:15 – 11:45 AM – Growing girls golf at your school

11:45-12:15 PM – Using the Rules of Golf to your advantage

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


Cheryl Anderson

Cheryl Anderson
Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher & high school golf coach

Ryan Farb

Ryan Farb
Manager, Digital Rules Education, Content and Technology - USGA

Chris Boone

Chris Boone
National Federation of State High School Associations Golf Liaison

Mark Blackburn

Mark Blackburn
2022 PGA of America Teacher & Coach of the Year

Bob Bailey

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Head Golf Coach - Exeter HS (NH)

Linnet Carty

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Director of Inclusion & Community Engagement - PGA of America

Preston Combs

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2021 Golf Digest Best Young Teacher in America

Laura Diaz

Laura Diaz LPGA
Director of Foundation Operations - LPGA

Dan Frankel

Dan Frankel PGA
Director of Junior Golf - Metropolitan Section PGA

Mark Oskarson

Mark Oskarson AJGA
Chief Operating Officer - American Junior Golf Association (AJGA)

Dr. Kurt Hitzeman

Dr. Kurt Hitzeman
Head Golf Coach - Carrollton HS (GA)

Charles Howell III

3 time PGA Tour winner + 2000 NCAA Division 1 Champion

Steve Kanner

Steve Kanner AZ
NFHS National Golf Coach of the year - 2021

Chris Kulinski

Chris Kulinski
Career & Recruiting Consultant - PGA of America

Dr. Bhrett McCabe

Dr. Bhrett McCabe
Award winning Clinical & Sports Psychologist

Dru Nix

Dru Nix
SCHSAA Hall of Fame Golf Coach + Gilbert HS Coach (SC)

Jim Richerson

Jim Richerson PGA Preseident
President - PGA of America

Trillium Rose

Trillium Rose golf
Top 50 Golf Digest & LPGA Teacher in America & world class junior instructor

Webb Simpson

Webb Simpson
7 time PGA Tour Winner + 2012 U.S. Open champion

Jon Tattersall

Jon Tattersall
Titleist Performance Institute member + Georgia PGA teacher of the year

Mac Thayer

Mac Thayer
Executive Director Junior Golf Scoreboard

Ed Thompson

Ed Thomspson
Florida High School Athletic Association Director of Athletics

Kyle Winn

Kyle Winn PGA
PGA Member Program Coordinator - First Tee Coachella Valley

2022 Conference Costs & Registration

Conference Pricing designed with high school coaches and administrators in mind

Coaches & PGA Professionals

Full Conference Tuesday, January 25th + Wednesday, 26th ($49) Includes access to the full virtual conference, partnered gifts, exclusive discounts & a few surprises along the way. The registration fee also includes a badge to attend the PGA Merchandise Show for any coach that wishes to attend in person.

*PGA Professionals will receive 8 MSR credits for attending the two-day conference

High School Athletic Association Administrators

Please email Chris Noble at chris@highschoolgolf.org if you are interested in attending the conference and high school administrator breakout on Tuesday, January 25th

2021 Conference Attending Coach

“I’ve been to MANY coaching conferences and clinics for a number of different sports. This one was the best. It was not too long and not too short, and it will grow as you want it to if you stay the course.”

Coach Dr. Kurt Hitzeman

Interested in the 2022 Conference?

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

Conference Contacts

Chris Noble

NHSGA Manager


Kris Hart

Senior Director, Nextgengolf