What We Offer

Earning the distinction as golf’s leading network of top instructors has resulted from Proponent’s emphasis on understanding what coaches need for success and delivering best-in-class solutions.

What We Offer

Proponent Group recognizes that Directors of Instruction, Academy owners and other accomplished teachers need a unique array of professional services to help them protect their careers and grow their businesses. Here are some of our members’ favorite benefits of membership:

Education and Networking Opportunities

Proponent’s training sessions give members the chance to meet premier teachers, gain access to new industry ideas, and maximize their instruction revenues.

Member's Minute Communications

Published once a week, the Proponent Group Member’s Minute is the key to knowing what is happening in the golf instruction industry. These quick briefs provide the busy coach with everything they need to make sure nothing important is falling through the cracks in their teaching business.

Business Templates and Guides

Proponent offers a library of unique guides and templates designed and written specifically for high-level instructors and academies. They are proven tools for saving time and money.


Proponent Punchlist

It’s no small challenge to take care of your students and continually hone your coaching skills even as you work to grow your business and income. The Proponent PunchList is a vital tool for instructors seeking to manage their activities year-round in a highly efficient manner that keeps them ahead of virtually all business challenges.

Proponent Preferred

In a specialized world like golf instruction, it’s a challenge to find vendors, contractors and consultants who can solve coaches’ problems and open them up to new forms of career progress. Proponent Preferred is a directory of just those resources.


Research and Surveys

Proponent gathers and distributes exclusive data from its unique set of surveys including the most comprehensive teaching compensation and instruction operations survey, instructor certification programs survey and teaching buildings survey in the industry.


What our members are saying about Proponent Group…

“Proponent’s attention to every detail is outstanding. The membership’s passion for teaching is highly contagious and many of them have commented to me that without this organization’s support we would be out there on our own.”

-Dylan Ross, Orlando, FL

“If you are a golf coach, I highly suggest joining Proponent Group. Between the education, the networking and access to their team’s considerable experience in the golf industry, it is very much worth it. When you need help with a job change or a business-related issue, they have you covered.”

-Mark Russo, Odenton, MD

“Our membership has been considering building a learning center. After spending 10 minutes on the Proponent website, I found almost everything I needed. Saved me so much time and energy. So great to have a resource that does what you do for instructors.”

-Jon Horner, Woodside, CA

“Proponent Group has been an invaluable resource for me. The people involved are serious about furthering the professional development of all their members. I recommend Proponent Group to any instructor who is committed to being the best they can be.”

-Kevin Rhoads, Brookline, MA

“Thank you for your time speaking with me today. Such invaluable information and great guidance for my career. I truly appreciate what you do for all of us coaches.”

-Marissa Kulig Crow, Middlefield, CT

“Proponent Group has helped me hire new staff, saved our academy money on credit card processing, provided useful ideas when designing our new academy building and they keep me on top of every new industry trend thanks to their outstanding annual summits. What a great resource!”

-Mike Bender, Lake Mary, FL

“It’s truly a privilege to have access to Proponent Group to guide me through the business of teaching. Thanks for all you do.”

-Corey Zoller, Parker, CO