Mr. McConnin is a Class A PGA Member with over 15 years of experience teaching the game of golf. Matt grew up in Greenwich, Conn. playing many competitive sports and graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in Political Science, with honors. He then moved to San Diego in early 1992 to pursue his dream of a rewarding career in the golf industry.
As one of the original team members, Matt assisted in opening the popular Encinitas Ranch Golf Course in 1998 and became a PGA Member in 2000. Since then, Matt has operated his own golf school and teaching business, and has given over 20,000 video golf lessons. Matt was the recipient of the PGA President’s Council award in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009.
Matt is honored to be working with Golf Academy of America's motivated students and deeply respected faculty at the San Diego campus.