Jake has obviously been immersed in our golf model and coaching philosophy his entire life and is well beyond his years in both golf swing knowledge and experience. Jake is an expert Certified Club Fitter for Ping, Titleist, Taylor Made, Callaway and Cobra. He is also certified with FlightScope and has spent hundreds of hours fitting golfers using their Doppler Radar Launch monitors. With a real passion for science and technology in golf, Jake is also certified with GEARS 3D Motion Capture and with Swing Catalyst pressure mats. Jake leads our 3D Motion Capture programs, he is heavily involved in our highly successful Junior High Performance Coaching model and he is our lead Junior Golf Camp programmer. Jake graduated from the Gerald Schwartz School of Business at St Francis Xavier University. Jake regularly guests on Tee It Up on TSN 1200 and contributes to our video tips on all social media platforms. Jake's passion for teaching, his life long involvement with our golf school and extensive training make him one of the top young PGA Of Canada Teachers in the country.
Following a successful science-based career, Dave shifted his focus to his true life’s passion with the aim of helping golfers of all skill levels master mental and emotional aspects of their game. To this end, Dave joined the PGA of Canada, trained with VISION54Æ, received certifications for BodiTrak, Trackman, OptiBrain and others. He is a Life and Golf Skill coach with The First TeeÆ and was recognized in 2018 for successfully completing their rigorous coach training program. Before joining our team Dave spent 5 years coaching and coordinating junior golf programs at The Marshes Golf Club in Kanata. He is entering his 6th year with the coaching staff of the Carleton University Ravens men’s and women’s golf program, and looking forward to his 3rd year as Head Coach. His strengths include his passion for player development, particularly with juniors golfers, his commitment to his clients, his thoroughness and organization. Dave is involved in our junior golf programs, leads adult clinics and junior camps and is available for private lessons.