Participation Coaching Podcast

Participation Coaching Podcast


Latest Episodes

Holistic approach to junior coaching – Oliver Morton
February 18, 2019

Oliver is a junior and performance golf coach based at Archerfield Performance Centre. We discuss holistic junior coaching as well as Oliver's background and story.

Creating a sustainable junior community within a golf club – Paul Aitkens
March 29, 2018

Paul Aitkens is back – this time not representing the Golf Foundation, but talking about his participation coaching business Enrichment Golf and growing junior membership at golf clubs. Junior Golf membership – the how, who,

Creating a junior brand attracting 200+ kids every week – Andy Little
March 22, 2018

The next guest is another full-time junior coach – how did he get to having over 200 kids at his weekly junior sessions? Attracting and retaining children in the Little Golfers programme My guest – Andy Little (@AndyLGolfPro, LittleGolfers.net).

Supporting junior golf coaches – Golf Foundation
March 14, 2018

A bit of a different episode – this time, the focus is not on a coach, but an organisation that supports coaches. Many, many topics covered. This episode will be of particular interest to golf coaches based in Great Britain – but still should be very u...

Building the future of the game – Rick Grayson
March 06, 2018

Get inspired to have an impact on the game and young people’s lives with today’s guest! The future of golf is in your hands My guest – Rick Grayson (@RickGraysonGolf, www.rickgraysongolf.com). You could take an adult and ask them who their eighth grade...

The business of full-time junior coaching – Nevil Perryman-Best
February 27, 2018

Having spoken to one of the business partners as the very first episode of the Participation Coaching Podcast (Neil Plimmer), here is a follow-up and an update with a new guest! Lessons learned from a new junior coaching business My guest – Nevil Perry...

Catering to the needs of all junior golfers – James Hong
February 19, 2018

James Hong is a junior coach superstar. Here comes a delightful podcast episode full of interesting stories from one of the most well-known junior coaches in America.

Getting kids playing on the golf course with Operation 36 – Ryan Dailey and Matt Reagan
February 04, 2018

Having experimented with many different junior coaching formats throughout the years, Ryan and Matt can now show that what they do works. Kids are playing more rounds of golf and playing better (losing strokes) while staying in the program for a long t...

Is your coaching philosophy evolving? – Thomas Devine
January 28, 2018

An interview with junior golf coach Thomas Devine. Throughout the conversation, an interesting theme emerged - of change and continuous development. Thomas provides numerous examples of things he used to believe in regards to his junior coaching (or th...

Coaching children ages 2-5 – Nicole Weller
January 21, 2018

Following a previous episode with Kate Tempesta, let’s continue the topic of coaching the very youngest golfers. How early does your program start? Matching your offer to the environment you’re in My guest – Nicole Weller (@Stick2Sports, website).