Team

Founder/Head Coach - Leon Faulkner (PGA/Master Kids Coach)
Leon is Founder of Golf Rocks Kids Academy. He is a Certified Full Member of the P.G.A. of Australia, advanced in Game Development. Leon has over 20 years of junior coaching experience and is a father of three.

Leon is a "Game-Coach". Placing an emphasis on teaching children to love the game first, before learning how it's played.

Leon's accolades include;
- U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Coach Award (worldwide) in 2018, 2019 and 2020
- Australia's only Master Kids Coach. One of only 197 Master Kids Coaches globally. Being named a Master Kids Coach is the highest honour an instructor can receive from world leaders in junior golf, U.S. Kids Golf, Atlanta Georgia.
- Level 3 Player Pathway Coach
- Double-Goal Coach (Positive Coaching Alliance)

Leon has over 10 years experience as a Tournament Director for U.S. Kids Golf, operating the following tournaments;
- Sunshine Coast Local Tour (seasonal tours)
- U.S. Kids Golf Australian Masters (multi-day tournament)
Sunshine Coast Local Tour HERE
Australian Masters HERE


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Academy Coach - Jordan Speare
An elite player himself off a plus handicap, Coach Jordan started playing golf at the age of 8. Being a young coach, along with his friendly manner and skills for the game make Jordan an admired role model amongst academy students.

"It wasn't too long ago that I was a young junior developing an interest for golf, so I'm able to quickly relate with my students and ensure their learning experience is fun-filled and progressive.

Jordan is a U.S. Kids Golf Level 1 Certified Coach.

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