The Coaching Team
The Golf Coach
Our head PGA qualified pro and the person in charge of providing and planning our golf lessons is St. Andrews Senior Instructor Fintan Bonner. Fintan has been living and working in St. Andrews since January 2014. He is the director of golf at St. Leonards School in St. Andrews and has achieved great success both on and off the course with the students there since taking on the role. Some of Fintan's students compete in the US Kids Golf and Wee Wonders championships held in the US and St. Andrews. Fintan is an NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Practitioner and a PGA Level 3 certified coach. He believes that the roots of good coaching are grounded in the instructor’s ability to communicate effectively with their student and create a successful learning environment. As well as being a highly regarded instructor, Fintan is a Custom Fit Specialist, having trained with some of the top Customisation experts in the world.
As part of the Curran Golf team, Fintan looks after all our golf coaching needs at each of our academies ensuring that the kids get the most from their time spent with him. From training plans for the academies to future training plans for the kids, Fintan looks after every aspect and each plan is tailored to the individual so that each kid can reach their full potential.
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The Performance and Nutrition Coach
Our performance and nutrition coach is the highly sought after and the highly regarded Larry Doyle. Larry has been a mainstay in the Irish fitness industry for over 13 years now. Having started his career teaching swim coaching to school kids, he has gone on to coach males and females from all walks of life with varying fitness levels and experience from soccer moms to competitive athletes. He has refined his training knowledge and execution to a fine skill which gives him the first-hand knowledge and experience to pass on to clients.
His greatest attribute is his ability to simply fitness and tailor communication to best meet the client’s needs. He has gathered valuable skills by continual professional development and ongoing learning, from leading experts such Eric Serano, Eoin Lacey, John Connor, Phil Learney, Mark Coles, Ben Pakulsky and a host of other leading experts in various fields of practice. Larry's qualifications include but are not limited to Poliquin Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Irish Strength Institute Hypotrophy Training and Symposium, International Sports Science Association (Personal Training & Nutritional Expert), and Integra RTS (Resistance Training Specialist Level 1).
Larry’s philosophy is simple - Less complication. Communicate with individuals on their level, understand their needs and provide a clear path to their desired goals in a healthy manner.