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Dr. Steven Lorick

Graduate of Golf Academy of America in Hawaii

COO/General Manager

Current Employer: David Leadbetter Golf Academy

Steven Lorick didn't take the short route to a career in golf. He is a military veteran who was honored with the Congressional Award of Special Recognition as a former member of the United States Presidential Escort. In addition to his Golf Academy of America education, he holds a bachelor's degree, an MBA and a doctoral degree in Education. He is now a leader in the sports education community and serves as COO and general manager for David Leadbetter Golf Academy, where he oversees the day-to-day operations at the World Headquarters at ChampionsGate, Florida. He leads the golf instruction and performance programs for the adult and junior markets and serves as the global liaison to the David Leadbetter Golf Academies worldwide.

"Learning the kinematic sequence of the golf swing at GAA helped me to understand the biomechanics of human movement for enhanced golf performance and assessment," Lorick says. "GAA nurtured my passion for golf into a golf fitness niche that is vital and imperative to the future of the development of golfers."

Lorick has been recognized as a leader in golf and sports performance education by the Titleist Performance Institute, Nike Golf, the Leadbetter Golf Academy, the United States Sports Academy and the National Academy of Sports.

Golf Ball of Choice: Titleist

Dr. Steven Lorick