County Coach

Lysa Jones based at the Oaks, York

Lysa Jones is based at The Oaks Golf club near York. She has been part of the Yorkshire coaching team since 2006 and was promoted to Head County Coach in 2018

Lysa not only coaches the elite squads for Yorkshire but also at grass roots level ‘Beginners Young’

Lysa supports the first team squad in preparation for County Match week and the English County Finals. She also coordinates the County Pathway working with the team of seven Yorkshire coaches.'

Improver Coach

Luke Allen based at Pete Cowen's Academy

Luke joined the coaching team in 2017 and has recently moved from Lindrick Golf club to the Pete Cowen's coaching academy. This facility has all the modern swing studio and top class facilities. The Improvers groups work here for part of the year before moving to Malton & Norton for more course work

Introducing our two new County Coaches

Intermediate North- Gareth Davies Intermediate South-James Freeman

YLCGA are pleased to announce the appointment of two new coaches to the team at Intermediate level. The groups are to be spilt into North and South areas to cut down on travel wherever possible.
Both coaches are currently playing professionals and are excited to become part of team Yorkshire. They will take up their appointment in January 2022
Gareth Davies will coach the Northern group at Malton & Norton GC
James Freeman will coach the Southern group based at Rotherham GC
See photos and profile below

Gareth Davies

Intermediate Coach (North)

Gareth Davies is an Advanced professional and is currently playing European Challenge & Sunshine tours. He has a vast amount of experience coaching juniors both independently and for our own Beginners Young programme & Yorkshire boys squad. Although he is based at Abbeydale GC he is going to use Malton & Norton GC for training our new northern group.
We welcome Gareth to the team

James Freeman

Intermediate Coach (South)

James is Head professional at Retford and assistant coach at Rotherham he plays professionally on the Challenge tour and Euro pro tour. He has experience of coaching at County level in addition to both beginners and Intermediate levels.
James will Coach the Southern Intermediate group at Rotherham.
Welcome to the team

Coaching Pathway 2021-22

Page 1

This is the first page of the Yorkshire coaching pathway

Coaching Pathway 2022

Page 2

This is page two of our pathway

Gary Brown retires from Coaching

20 years of service to Yorkshire

The whole of the YLCGA team would like to thank Gary for his service and professionalism over the 20 years he will be missed. We had a surprise send off on Sunday 23rd January at Ganton after his final coaching session and a large number of players and parents turned out to say their goodbyes. Alison Tracy County Captain presented Gary with his gift of a engraved hip flask and the junior section added a Special Bottle of whiskey and photo collage. Other gifts were received from parents and friends. Many happy memories

Coaching Session with Head Coach Lysa

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