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James N. Parella, PGA

PGA Director of Player Development


PGA Crest

Blue Bell, PA
Cedarbrook Country Club

About James

Jim has over 18 years of teaching experience as a PGA Professional and continues to excel as one of the area's top Golf Instructors.  He serves as the PGA Director of Player Development at Cedarbrook Country Club where he oversees and instructs their entire Teaching Program. Prior to that he has taught at other clubs and facilities including Play-a-Round Golf, Valley View Golf, Blue Bell Country Club, Squires Golf Club, White Manor Country Club, Bala Golf Club, LuLu Country Club and Valley Forge Golf Club.  His instruction has not been limited to juniors as he has designed and instructed many developmental programs, women's and corporate clinics in addition to giving thousands of hours of private instruction for all ages. As a proud Member of the PGA, Jim is also a Certified US Kids Golf Coach as well as being AimPoint Certified, a TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Level 1 Certified Fitness Expert and Level 2 Junior Certified, BodiTrak Certified in Ground Mechanics, Swing Catalyst Certified, FlightScope Xi Tour Certified and Positive Coaching Alliance Certified.

James's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Have more fun on the course

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 90

Break 80

Add 10 yards

Improve your Short Game

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

Player Type






Playing with disabilities


Session Type



Skills & Tools

Improve with James.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Tournament Strategy
Wedge Play
Physical Assessment
James's Facilities

Cedarbrook Country Club

Blue Bell PA

18 Hole Private Facility, Full driving range (mats & grass), two putting greens, two short game areas both with practice bunkers.

*Coaching available to public


180 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422-1622

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