COACHING TEAM

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David Brooks

Head Professional

MSc

UKCC Level 4 Golf Coach

England Regional Coach

Essex Golf Union - Lead Coach

David is one of the leading full-time professional golf coaches in the country. In addition to his position as Head Professional at The Warren, David has several prominent positions within the game including coaching roles for England Golf as a Regional U18 Coach for the West Midlands Boys, Lead Coach for the Essex Golf Union, and Tutor in coaching and sports science for the PGA.

David has a Masters Degree in Sports Coaching from the University of Birmingham and in 2014 was one of the first coaches in the UK to be awarded a UKCC Level 4 status for golf coaching.

 
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Andy Shakespear

Assistant Professional

PGA Qualified, ASQ Level 2 Coach

Andy is a fully qualified PGA Professional who recently completed his PGA foundation degree, achieving a merit award and coming 4th in a year with over 200 students. He is a Level 2 Golf Coach and also has a 2:1 Foundation Degree in Coach and Athlete Development (FdSc). Andy is currently sharing his time between coaching and competing on the PGA East Region Tour.

In early 2021, Andy was appointed as a County Coach for the Essex Golf Union, with responsibility for the U14 squad.

 
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Tim Hodson

Assistant Professional

PGA Registered, ASQ Level 2 Golf Coach

Tim commenced a 3 year PGA foundation degree programme in Autumn 2019. He has worked part time in the Proshop for the past two seasons since completing his first degree in Business Studies and International Relations in 2018. Tim wishes to build on this experience and develop a career in golf business management and coaching. 

 
 
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Nick French

Assistant Professional

PGA Registered, ASQ Level 1 Golf Coach

Nick is currently undergoing his PGA training. He has received his bachelor degree in Sports Management from Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. Nick was also a part of the University golf team (The Royals), competing in tournaments all across the country. Nick has a deep passion for the game, and is eager to share his knowledge and understanding of the game of golf to others.

To book a coaching session with our team or for more information please get in touch through our contact us page.