John has been a PGA member since 1995 and PGA Class-A Teaching Professional, John has instructed all skill levels, from beginners to PGA Tour professionals, with noteworthy students such as Cal Ripken Jr., Tom Kite, Candy Hannemann and Kyle Boller. While astute to the unique needs of his individual students, John also continues to offer successful corporate clinics for groups, and is often joined by colleagues and former players such as Zach Johnson, Hal Sutton and Gary Player. Prior to joining The Breakers, John had extensive tenures with the Caves Valley Golf Club in Baltimore, MD, and the Jim McLean Golf Schools. At the latter, he spent eight years teaching at the Jim McLean Golf School in Miami, during which time he designed the Jim McLean Learning Center in Michigan and then became Director of Instruction for two years, eventually overseeing all of the McLean Schools as Vice President of Operations for McLean Enterprises. His nine-year run at Caves Valley included six years as Director of Golf Instruction. After graduating from Loyola College where he played on its golf team, John played the Australian/Asian Tour and a number of Florida Mini-Tours. In association with Titleist, John is part of the Titleist Leadership Advisory Staff and is one of only four Prominent Titleist Fitters worldwide and is a certified TPI Fitness Professional.