Steven graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 1989 with BA in Theatre Arts. He also earned an AA degree from The Institute of Golf Management at College of the Desert, Palm Desert, California. He started his golf professional career in 1992 at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, California, where he was first assistant golf professional in charge of golf operations. In 1994 Steven was invited to join the Hank Haney Golf Instruction Staff of Southern California were he was able to work and learn from the "1993 PGA Teacher of the Year" a "Top 100 Instructor" and current instructor to number one world ranked player Tiger Woods. The next stop was Carmel Valley Ranch, on the famed Monterey Peninsula. In 1996 Steven became the Head Golf Professional as well as teaching along side Shawn Humphries, Director of Instruction and "Top 100 Instructor". In 1999 Steven moved to the Pebble Beach Golf Academy were he trained with and taught along side Llaird Small "2004 PGA Teacher of the Year" and "Top 100 Instructor" and Dan Pasquerelli "Top 100 Instructor". He was also the Head Teaching Professional and Resident PGA Professional for the Naval Post Graduate School and Monterey Peninsula Golf Course. Steven came back to Southern California in 2001 were he was the Director of Instruction for the Nike Golf Learning Center and continued his 10 year relationship as Camp Director with Nike Parent - Child Golf Schools. In 2002 Steven picked up his first PGA Tour Player, Austral-Asian Member Daniel Stevenson. In 2004 Steven started coaching PGA Tour Member and Australian amateur stand-out Steven Bowditch as well as coaching and teaching some of Southern California's top high schools and amateur players.