The business of full-time junior coaching – Nevil Perryman-Best

Having spoken to one of the business partners as the very first episode of the Participation Coaching Podcast (Neil Plimmer), here is a follow-up and an update with a new guest! Lessons learned from a new junior coaching business My guest – Nevil Perryman-Best (@NevilPB). Don’t fool for people saying “you can’t make money from […]

Grow the child to grow the game – Kate Tempesta

Onto the second interview in the junior series. This time focusing on the very youngest golfers! Engaging 3-8 year olds through age-appropriate coaching My guest – Kate Tempesta (@PLAYgolfNYC, Kate Tempesta’s Urban Golf Academy). Kate is one of the few golf coaches that focus on the youngest golfers, working mainly with 3-8 year olds. It is not […]

Going from 4 to 80 kids in 18 months – Phil Akers

Phil is a Senior PGA Coach and the Director of Junior Golf at the Belfry, a well-known Ryder Cup golf resort, and home to the PGA of GB&I and the PGAs of Europe.

Phil created and developed FUEL Golf (Future Elite Golf) junior programme at Oulton Hall Golf Academy – growing the programme to over 150 juniors.

In 2016, Phil joined The Belfry with a task to develop and grow their junior offering. In 18 months he went from 4 juniors in the academy to over 80 attending sessions every week.