Steve is the architect of the Nike Golf Learning Center at Reston National Golf Course. The Nike facility is recognized as the No. 1 Nike branded golf school in the country. A golf professional for 25 years and PGA member for the past 21, he enters his 11th year serving as the Director of Instruction.
Steve’s drive to grow the game of golf has produced a facility (and staff) that boasts one of the top junior programs in the county, benefiting more than 600 students annually. "US Kids” named Steve as one of the top 100 Junior Instructors in the country.
Steve has taught golfers of all ages and abilities - from five-year old beginners, high-school students, college athletes, LPGA & PGA professionals, husband and wife teams and corporate groups such as the FBI, NASA, and USA Today. The one commonality all Steve’s students share is the impact his focus on player development has had on their game. He was recently recognized as one of the top-five golf instructors in 2011 by Washingtonian Magazine.
Steve served as the Head Golf Coach at George Mason University, a Division I program. In 1996, he led his team to the East Regional of the NCAA Championships. Nominated multiple times as "Coach of the Year” in the region, he also produced more than a dozen PGA professionals during his tenure. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Steve serves on the PGA of America’s Presidents Council for being one of the leaders in the golf industry in player development.