Junior Golf Instructors

Mitchell Spearman

Mitchell Spearman has been a premiere instructor in the world of golf for over 20 years. One of Golf Magazine’s “Top 100 Teachers in America” and the featured host of the international television show Golfing World, Spearman has developed a reputation for a keen eye and an exceptional ability to explain the mechanics of the game simply.

A native of Great Britain, Mitchell is recognized as one of the top golf instructors in the industry. After competing on the European PGA Tour, Mitchell discovered the art of teaching golf under the guidance of David Leadbetter. As David’s chief lieutenant for over ten years, he became Director of Instruction for the DLGA worldwide. Mitchell is well known for having an eye that sees what the golfer needs to do in order to improve their swing and hence hit better golf shots.

His client list is unmatched, and he has created a niche in the marketplace for golfers who want quick and lasting results. From multiple victories for his business clients at the famed Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He also travels to PGA Tour, and European PGA Tour events working with past and present clients such as Nick O’Hern, Billy Hurley, Daniel Chopra, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo, Tom Watson, Ian Baker- Finch, David Duval, Laura Davies and Jan Stephenson to name a few. Look out for Mitchell on ESPN, the Golf Channel and XFM Satellite radio.

Dan Skelton

DanSkelton has been with the Mitchell Spearman Academy since 2014, and is now the lead instructor of the junior program. A native of Great Britain, Skelton was a graduate of Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, with a BA honors in History and Business Management, and an MS in Sports Business Management. 4 years of collegiate golf, with 2 MAC Conference titles and 2 NCAA Championship appearances.

After graduating, Skelton then became Assistant Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach at Manhattanville, overseeing instruction, recruitment and academic advising. He led the Men’s team to a MAC Conference title and first NCAA berth for 4 years, and reduced the Women’s team scoring average by nearly 30 strokes, shattering program records.