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SEAN FOLEY

Director of Performance


Residences: Orlando, Florida
Born: Toronto, Canada
College: Tennessee State University
 
"What is the mark of good coach? What is their single favorite aspect of coaching?"
One of the most prominent names in golf instruction, Sean Foley is the individual behind the likes of Hunter Mahan and Justin Rose. Born and raised outside of Toronto, Foley set a goal in his mid-teens of becoming an instructor to top players, after watching David Leadbetter work with Nick Faldo on the range at the RBC Canadian Open. After a playing career at Tennessee State University, he became an instructor and now the Director of Instruction at Foley Performance Academy out of Timacuan Golf Course in Lake Mary, Florida. Sean currently lives in Orlando with his wife, Kate, and two sons.

 


HOLTON FREEMAN

Senior Performance Coach


Residences: Orlando, Florida
Born: Savannah, Georgia
College: Coastal Carolina University
 
"Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud." -Maya Angelou
Holton started at EaglesDream in 2012 and has learned under some of the most well respected coaches in the golf industry, including Sean. He coached for five years prior, including at a junior academy based in Orlando and Korea, and Lake Toxaway CC in North Carolina. He was an All American at Cleveland State CC from 2004-2006 and finished his collegiate career at Coastal Carolina University, which was ranked 5th in the country during his time there. As a coach, he prides himself on constantly improving his technical knowledge, communication skills, and building relationships with the players he works with. Holton lives in Lake Mary, is single and has a dog named Moose.
 

Certifications

Tathata Movement Specialist, Trackman, Swing Catalyst, TPI Golf, K-Vest, Sam Putt Lab, Putting Zone, 2016 Coaches Camp

Notable Achievements

Coach of American based French National Team Players, 5 AJGA All Americans, numerous Division 1 college players, LPGA, and other mini tour players


ZACH GATES

Senior Performance Coach


Residences: Orlando, Florida
Born: Orlando, Florida
College: Florida Gulf Coast University
 
"Today you are you, that is truer than true.
There is no one alive who is youer than you.” - Dr. Seuss
Zach started at EaglesDream in 2012 as the Director of Fitness and performance coach. During his time here he has traveled to work with many juniors in China including the Beijing junior national development team and members of the Chongqing junior national team. Previously he was a Performance Coach at Velocity Sports Performance in Naples Florida and the Director of Fitness for the Brian Mogg Elite Golf Academy in Seoul, South Korea. . He prides himself on continuing his education through certifications and learning from some of the best instructors in their respected fields. Zach is Happily married with 2 kids.
 

Certifications

-Gray Institute Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS) certified -NG360 certified -Gray Institute CAFS Certified - K-Vest level 1 and 2 Certified -Manzella certified -Putting Zone Certified -S.A.M Putt Lab Certified -TPI level 1 Certified -Coaches Camp 2016

Notable Achievements

Worked with players from the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, KPGA, Latino America Tour, Canadian Tour, numerous division 1 college players and Junior All Americans.