Matt Keller, originally from North Wales, PA, turned professional in 1998 and earned his PGA Membership in 2003. Matt continued his work with the PGA and earned certifications in Player Development and Teaching & Coaching within the PGA’s Certified Professional Program 2.0. Matt holds additional certifications in Titleist Performance Institute Level 1, K-VEST Level 1 & K-VEST Level 2.
He is a graduate from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Recreational Park and Management with an option of Professional Golf Management. Matt continued his education and earned a Master’s Degree from Ohio University. Within the Master’s Program, Matt focused on sport psychology, long term athletic development, athlete performance, conditioning, recovery and injury prevention.
Matt has worked with some of the finest PGA Golf Professionals and facilities in the country, highlighted by Lancaster Country Club. Other facilities include the Country Club of Naples, The Strand, and Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club.
Matt’s experience draws on the ability to develop successful player development programs, highlighted by a Play Golf America program that ranked in the top 30 of 3,800 participating facilities nationally. Over the course of his career, Matt has instructed thousands of players of all ages and ability levels. His teaching ability extends beyond the golf course and into the classroom where he served an instructor for Ohio University’s Masters Degree Program. In addition to traditional roles as a PGA Golf Professional, Matt has worked as a freelance writer and published over 2,000 golf industry articles since 2010.
Derek has been a PGA Class “A” Member since May 2016. He took up the game of golf when he was just 6 years old. Growing up Derek played a variety of sports, but while playing golf in high school he decided he wanted to make this great game his passion and career.
Derek was born and raised in the small town of Dover, Pennsylvania, which sits about forty minutes south of the capital, Harrisburg. He started working at Grandview Golf Course in Dover, PA when he was 15 years old and upon graduation from high school, he was accepted into the Professional Golf Management program at Coastal Carolina University. After four and a half years Derek graduated with a degree in Professional Golf Management while also receiving a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Derek’s experience comes from working internships at clubs such as the Country Club of York, where he worked for his first 3 internships, Bristol Harbour Resort, where he completed his final internship, and Regents’ Glen Country Club, where he worked as an Assistant Golf Professional from April 2016 – January 2017. Over the course of his 4 internships and Assistant Golf Professional position, Derek was instrumental in helping grow instructional programs. He is K-Vest Level 1 certified, which is the industry’s only human motion learning system. His desire for knowledge on how biomechanics can help the golf swing has motivated him to study more about this subject. He is very excited to be pursuing his passion for teaching and club fitting, full time, at York Indoor Golf & Training Center.
York Indoor Golf & Training Center
York Indoor Golf & Training Center is an indoor golfing facility located in York, Pennsylvania. We offer a 3,600 square foot facility with 4 Golf Simulators, 2 practice hitting bays, 500 sq ft practice putting/chipping green, a conference room, club fitting, state of the art instruction equipment and retail area. Call today to learn more!