Erik took up the game the summer prior to his sophomore year of high school and helped lead the team to the first three of five consecutive Erie County League championships. In 1995, Erik won the Erie District Golf Association junior tournament. Erik operates one of the most well-known golf sites on the Internet - The Sand Trap at http://thesandtrap.com/. Having studied the golf swing independently for years, Erik began instructing in late 2009. He has worked with several PGA Tour instructors, has published videos on YouTube, and has taught or helped to teach everyone from the raw beginner to golfers playing on the European Senior Tour.
A long-time low-handicap golfer, Erik first met Dave Wedzik in 2009 and began working with him as an instructor shortly thereafter. He brings a deep scientific knowledge, a natural curiosity, and a passion for golf to the Golf Evolution team that has made him and those around him better instructors, and improved the games of countless players of all abilities
Erik serves as not only Director of Instruction for Erie, PA but Director of Instruction Development for the 5 Simple Keys® Instructor Development program, and works closely with Master Instructor Dave Wedzik on a daily basis.