Team

Founder/Head Coach - Leon Faulkner (PGA)
Leon is Founder/Director of Golf Rocks Kids Academy. Leon is an Australian PGA Member, he has 18 years of junior coaching experience and is a father of three.
Leon first picked up a club at age 11 and quickly developed a strong passion for golf. His passion for teaching was evident immediately and he turned professional at age 24.

Leon is a "Game-Coach" and strong advocate for junior golf. He achieved the U.S. Kids Golf list of Top 50 Kids Coaches two times, in 2018 and 2019. This award recognises coaches around the world that actively go over and above to teach golf to youth within their local communities.

Leon's accolades include being a U.S. Kids Golf Level 2 Certified Coach and Double-Goal Coach through Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA).

Leon is U.S. Kids Golf Local Tour Director for Sydney. Click here

Working with children check number: WWC0521849E.

Get Your Kids Into Golf By Golf Rocks Founder and Kids Coach, Leon Faulkner

Academy Coach - Jack Glasson
Jack is currently in his 2nd year as a PGA Trainee at Bayview Golf Club. First swinging a club at age 8, the passion for the game developed fast, resulting in Jack playing off a single figure handicap by the age of 13. Representing in both Pennant sides and State Squads, Jack's friendly manner and skills for the game make him an admired role model amongst academy students.

"I love teaching kids the game of golf as i truly believe from personal experience that it can not only be a fun lifelong hobby, but can also teach core life values of respect, honesty and friendship.

Jack is a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach.

Working with children check number: WWC1888469E.
Academy Coach - Louise Smith
Louise is a member of Bayview Golf Club playing off a 6 handicap. Now 17yrs of age, Louise first picked up a club at age 8. Louise enjoys the social aspect of golf along with the challenging nature of the game. Her skills have seen her represent Bayview GC in numerous competitions including Encourage Shield and Pennants. Louise loves coaching juniors and believes the most important element is powering the FUN factor to maintain interest and achieve progression.

Louise is a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach.