Kevin is renowned across the UK as a high performance coach, having success with many players in many scenarios.
From an early age, Kevin developed a love for golf and had many wins as an amateur player. However, Kevin began his professional career in 2001 at the famous Ryder Cup venue , The Belfry. Kevin completed his training and progressed his career both as a player and a coach, having success with several young players. Being a good regional PGA player himself, Kevin led by example and was able to inspire others to love and enjoy the game. Kevin soon started to demonstrate his excellent technical understanding of the game, which he was able to harness into practical and accurate coaching.
Kevin spent 9 years at the Home of Golf in St Andrews from 2008. He quickly became one of the most successful coaches in Scotland, coaching 6 players to national titles including the prestigious British Amateur championship in 2014 with Bradley Neil, leading him onto the 2014 Open Championship and the 2015 Masters. Kevin still coaches Bradley in the professional ranks, Bradley holding a full Challenge Tour Card for 2017.
Kevin was a Senior Instructor with St Andrews Links Golf Academy from 2008, and was the longest standing coach, leading coaching initiatives for Juniors, visitors and local aspiring golfers.
Kevin also held several additional roles during his time in St Andrews. Firstly, Kevin was the Head Coach for the University of St Andrews claiming the Scottish National league title in 2016, and achieving success at the 2016 European University Games in Zagred, Croatia with Silver and Bronze individual Medals and Team Silver.
Kevin also held a key role within Scottish Golf as regional performance coach helping 7 of his players into National teams. He progressed through the Scottish coaching network and became National U16’s Boys Coach in 2013 ensuring the wealth of young Scottish Talent develop from Boys Teams all the way through to Senior Success.
After returning home to the Midlands with his young family, Kevin is very excited to be based at The Forest of Arden with the HIT Golf Academy working alongside two excellent coaches in Chris Ryan and Alistair Davies.
In his spare time Kevin continues to have a passion for golf, and cycling with “The Boldmere Bullets”.
My Coaching Philosophy
I believe that with systematic and concise coaching, each player can reach their full potential whether it be to reduce their handicap, place at the local golf day or have success as a professional golfer.
By using different analytical techniques, I can decode your game, bringing into sharp focus what needs to improve. My belief is that by understanding your weaknesses we can build on your strengths. Equipped with this, you can take control of your game and reach your golfing aspirations.
My role is to bring technical expertise and couple it with extensive and varied teaching experience to provide clear, effective coaching which will have a high impact on your game.