Meet the Team
John is a Fellow Member of the PGA after completing his PGA training in 1995 as assistant at Southerndown Golf Club. Having played at the highest level in the amateur game, John spent a brief time playing on the European challenge tour before completing his PGA training. Once qualified John moved onto St Mary’s golf club where he established himself as Director of Golf and developed a strong reputation in coaching. This resulted in an appointment as Regional coach under the then National coach David Llewellyn. Having been head hunted by the new development in Llanelli, Machynys Peninsula Golf & Country Club, for the position of Head Teaching Professional, he further cemented his coaching credentials by being appointed as Director of Coaching to the GUW Centre of Excellence Golf Academy at the Machynys resort. John is coaching and mentoring many of Wales elite amateur players along with many local professionals. The most notable of these would be one of his star pupils, Lydia Hall, who having earned her tour card on the Ladies European tour in 2007, is about to start on her 13th consecutive year on the LET.
Experienced Personal Trainer with a demonstrated history of working in the health, wellness and fitness industry since 2004 working with a range of populations, sportsmen & women. Skilled in Coaching, Management & Data Analysis.
Coached Team Wales U18s Girls 7s to a historic first ever Welsh Team Medal at a Commonwealth Games during Bahamas CWYG's 2017, Silver medal at 2017 U18s European 7s Championships. Assisted Team Wales Women's 7s at the Gold Coast Games in 2018 and the Paris Leg of Women's World Sevens Series in 2018.
Former Wales 7s 2001-2003, Samurai 7s 2000-2012 & Semi Pro Rugby Player 1996-2011
Former WRU National Women's 7s Coach, Assistant Coach & Head Coach Wales Women's U18's 7s.
Welsh Rugby Union Hub Officer 2015/2016, Llanharan RFC Backs Coach 2015/16, Cardiff Blues North U16s Skills & Attack Coach 2012-2015. Tonyrefail RFC Head Coach 2011/12.
Tom owns Tour Fit Golf, he is a well renowned club fitter who has worked at over 100 European tour events which includes the world biggest golf tournaments such as, The Open, The US Open, US PGA and various WGC events. Tour Fit Golf offers a multi brand, tour level fitting experience for any golfers serious about getting the best equipment.