COACHING TEAM

 

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Meet Caleb - owner/Lead coach

Caleb Scorsone brings over 14 years of golf coaching experience to the Western New York Region, that started in Orlando/Jupiter FL & Augusta GA areas, working with Professionals, Collegiate, & Juniors players. His DRIVE & PASSION in working with juniors is contagious. Caleb joined The Golf Academy team under the leadership of Cory Kaufmann in March of 2016. He then launched The Golf Academy Rochester in October 2016 after two years of market testing. He is the Lead Coach/Owner at The Golf Academy ROC, located in Western New York, certified in Boditrak, Flightscope, Blast Motion Golf, Callaway Golf, and The Golf Academy with Cory Kaufmann. He is very grateful to be doing what he loves and looks forward to watching players continue to achieve their dreams of extraordinary performance at The Golf Academy Rochester Performance Center & Ravenwood Golf Club. #DRIVE2BETTER #DRIVEPAYSOFF


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Meet Jeff - DIrector of golf/pga

Jeff St. John is a Rochester native that has been working and promoting the game of golf in the Western New York PGA section for the last 13 years. His love for the game was fostered at a young age when his father introduced him to golf. Jeff's junior golf career consisted of an active AJGA, PJGT, RDGA and NYSGA schedule. He was also a member of the Aquinas Lil' Irish golf team and eventually had a short stint on the mini tour circuit. Jeff has a degree in Business Management and attended the PGA PGM University in Port St. Lucie, Florida. In the fall of 2012 he was elected to Class -A PGA membership. Jeff has served in the capacity of Assistant Golf Professional at some of the area's premier private facilities and for the last 7 years was the Director of Instruction at The Country Club of Rochester. Jeff has shadowed and worked with some of golf's greatest instructors and has extensive knowledge on biomechanics and the effects of physical conditioning on an individuals performance. By assessing and introducing effective improvements he has been able to mentor his students to achieve great success on all levels including Sectional, State, and National Championships.

 

 
“Betty is my mental game coach and has really helped me achieve balance in her unique approach using DISC.”  – Willie Cauley-Stein ,  Sacramento Kings

“Betty is my mental game coach and has really helped me achieve balance in her unique approach using DISC.”Willie Cauley-Stein, Sacramento Kings

MEET Betty - COLLEGE ADVISOR & PERFORMANCE COACH

Betty Baird Kregor is an LPGA Master Teaching Professional and owner of StraightShot Inc., specializing in the DISC personality system to mentor and advise athletes of all ages and abilities. In 2014, Kregor retired from over 27 years of teaching golf to consult athletes in the mental aspects of sport and serve as a “performance coach” for goals, scheduling, practice programs, college advising and more. Her LPGA education in DISC profiling allows an athlete to maximize their performance with “self awareness” of their strengths and weaknesses. It is also an important tool in finding the right college fit which is a component of Kregor’s expertise. College athletic consulting is a service that benefits 9-12th graders in learning how to market their talents, schedule college visits and value the importance of academics.  Kregor is a nine-time Kentucky Junior PGA Champion, the 1974 Junior World Champion Girl’s 13-14, 1976 Girl’s Western National Runner-Up and Girl’s Western Medalist.  In 1977-79 she was a three time NJGA All-American and Second Team AJGA All-American 1979. Kregor is a member of the Kentucky High School Athletic Hall of Fame, Louisville Metro Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame, and the KCD Bearcat Hall of Fame. Kregor is currently a proud member of the Board of Directors Commonwealth Bank and Trust.