Teaching and Coaching Conference Names First Two Keynotes
The PGA of Canada’s inaugural Teaching and Coaching Conference has landed its first two keynote speakers.
Cameron McCormick, coach of three-time major winner Jordan Spieth, and world-recognized physical education adviser Richard Bailey headline the conference, which takes Nov. 28-29 in Mississauga.
“I can’t think of a better way to launch our inaugural National Teaching and Coaching Conference than with Cameron McCormick and Richard Bailey,” said the PGA of Canada’s technical director Glenn Cundari. “Not only are they world leaders in their fields, but they are excellent speakers who will make their respective sessions informative and fun.”
The Teaching and Coaching Conference—which is part of Tee Talks Live, a multi-day professional development conference for PGA of Canada Members and Candidates for Membership focused on the business and management of golf—will feature a number of interactive workshops, a broad spectrum of speakers and more.
PGA of Canada Members and Candidates can register for both—or either one of the two—conferences now at a deeply discounted rate.
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Participants in the conference can expect a variety of topics related to teaching and coaching; pragmatic, insightful and actionable sessions; and a one-of-a-kind network and relationship-building experience.
“The PGA of Canada is so excited to support members in what will be a significant event on this year’s international golf calendar,” Cundari said. We know PGA of Canada members continue to look for ways to improve and learn, so we’re proud we can support them as they strive for excellence in teaching and coaching.”
New speakers to the Teaching and Coaching Conference will be updated regularly starting next on the conference website.
A native of Australia, McCormick has a deep knowledge base in the biomechanics, motor learning and psychology domains. He has developed an international reputation as one of the world’s most sought-after coaches.
In addition to Spieth, McCormick also coaches two-time major winner So Yeon Ryu. His clients—past and present—have combined for more than 20 wins on the PGA TOUR, Champions TOUR, Web.com and LPGA Tour.
McCormick is the founder of Altus Performance and serves as the Director of Instruction at the Trinity Forest Golf Club in Dallas, Texas. He is a Golf Digest Top 50 instructor, a Golf Magazine Top 100 teacher and in 2015 was named the PGA of America Teacher of the Year.
Bailey is one of the world’s leading researchers of the relationships between sport, physical activity, and human development. He leads research at the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education, the worldwide umbrella body for sports science and education organizations.
He was the scientific adviser on the worldwide Designed to Move initiative; editor of UNESCO’s Revised International Charter of Physical Education, Physical Activity and Sport; and is Senior Expert for Physical Education for OECD’s 2030 agenda.
Both Tee Talks Live and the Teaching and Coaching conferences take place at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale.
Any questions about the conferences can be directed to Matt Allen, Managing Director of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-782-5764 ext. 236
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