Our Mission

Our Mission is very clear... To assist junior golfers across the world to navigate the maze of youth athlete development and put in place a support team around them to offer the best proven advice to help take their game to it's highest level. Nowhere else will you find a team of coaches and consultants with this level of success and experience.

 

Our team have worked with hundreds of junior golfers over the last 25 years and we know the frustrations when coaches, fitness instructors and other practitioners don't communicate and people seem to be pulling in different directions. For parents, the journey of being a golf parent also doesn't come with instructions and can be very challenging. We support this journey also. No more wondering if you have set your goals high enough, are playing the right schedule or getting the best advice to improve your game. You will have full access to a team that walks the journey with you and keeps you accountable to your commitment.  Check out our team below.

Our team

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Roly Hitchcock

PGA Professional Level 4

Lead Athlete Consultant

Over 25 years’ experience working as a PGA Professional. During his career, Roly has held a variety of significant coaching posts including U18s Girls Regional Coach for England Golf, County Coach and worked for various development academies.

 

He has worked with some of England’s best talent including multiple amateur winner and now Ladies European Tour Professional Lily Humphries

Roly believes that all areas of the game must be catered for in the development of young athletes, along with great communication and support between player parents and coaches to help them reach their goals and dreams.

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Steve Astle

Advanced PGA Professional

Development Consultant

UK Top 50 Instructor. Steve is England Regional U.18 Girls Coach with over 25 years industry experience.  Many of his clients have international honours at Professional and Amateur level and compete on all Professional/ Amateur tours worldwide. Steve has coached over 60 county champions in 10 different counties in the UK. He is a graduate of Florida A&M University.

 

Previous experience also includes coaching in Austria, Germany and New Zealand and currently a key member of the PGA GB & I Coaching team. Steve has also presented his experiences on coaching development at many European conferences to his peers and regularly features in many international media articles.

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Pete Swaile

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Pete has 20 years experience working with recreational and elite athletes.  A Masters graduate from Loughborough University he has worked with Nottingham and Derby Universities and Derbyshire Institute of sport providing strength and conditioning support to a number of their BUCS teams and TASS athletes. A number of these athletes have gone on to compete for their country at major championships. 

 

Pete is also a sports science tutor for the PGA and has also worked with the Performance Golf squad at Derby College and Derbyshire County golf squads. He currently coaches a number of England regional juniors and professional golfers online and in person.

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Alex Clapp

PGA Technical Swing Instructor 

Golf Coach to over 30 regional, mini tour and European Tour professionals and one of the Worlds Top Online Golf Coaches on the Skillest platform

 

Alex specialises in helping golfers of all skill levels worldwide to understand their faults, fixes and functional patterns that devise their own unique golf swing. Alex's interventions are so important to junior golfers as they go through the development stage.  His passion for helping players reach their potential and walking  the journey with them is 2nd to none.

Graduate of Bethune Cookman University in Florida and studied under some of the Worlds most famous names including Sean Foley, Jeff Smith and George Gankas.

 

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Charlie Barwis

Athlete Lifestyle Consultant

Charlie has wealth of experience already on his resume, working with youth athletes across multiple sports. Charlie has worked for the Welsh Rugby Union and Millfield School as a Performance Analyst, England Golf as a Regional Squad Manager and is presently working with British Canoeing, managing Olympic and Paralympic talent pathways.

 

Charlie has a brilliant way of building a great rapport having worked with many talented young athletes, and has supported them on their journey towards high performing sport. Charlie is also a Lifestyle Advisor and a UKAD Educator with a passion for Golf and helping and empowering young people. 

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Simon Dyson

Player Mentor &

Tournament Consultant

We are really excited to have Simon on our team as a 9 time tour winner including 6 times on the European Tour and Top 50 World Ranked player.  Having played on tour for 18 years Simon has worked with some of the best coaches in the world and played with the very best players.

 

Simon has a passion to share the knowledge he picked up on all aspects of the game to help improve young players. Let's just say he knows what it takes to get the job done.  Simons area of expertise is on the course in the playing environment itself and helping players manage decision making moments, dealing with pressure situations and thinking clearly in key areas.  Simon's belief in building a great team around you to simplify the process is the cornerstone to joining us on this journey.