GBC Golf Academy Instructor
Tel 250.743.5000 or 250-532-3399
Jody is a life-long learner who has dedicated her educational, professional and personal development to understanding the whole player. She has been a professional teacher and coach for the past 27 years, after graduating from the Faculty of Physical Education with a specialization in Coaching and Strength & Conditioning and the Faculty of Education where she majored in Educational Psychology.
In 1999, she became an LPGA Teaching Professional while working at Victoria Golf Club. The following year, Jody started her 9-year commitment at Cordova Bay GC in Victoria, where she honed her skills and grew Jody Jackson Golf, Goddess Golf, J2G Travel Adventures and co-founded the Claremont Secondary School Golf Academy.
From 2008 - 16, she was the Technical Director of Golf for British Columbia Golf Association, working in Long Term Player Development. Jody has coordinated over 15 Regional, High Performance or Specialized training programs involving numerous athletes, coaches, performance specialists, facilities, community partners and stakeholders. Amongst her peers, Jody is best known for utilizing best practices and incorporating leading-edge innovation.
In addition to her post as a GBC Academy Instructor, Jody works as a Global Education Team Member with the LPGA T & CP in a teacher/coach mentorship role, Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network as an EQ Practitioner, is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 250) with Yoga Alliance and is currently certifying with mPeak (Mindful Performance Enhancement, Awareness & Knowledge) at UC San Diego Centre for Mindfulness.
When it comes to coaching, Jody has a very accomplished career, as well. In her role as Provincial Coach, she lead Team BC to several victories, including Canada Summer Games, Western Canada Summer Games and various Junior and Senior Teams at National Championships. Internationally, Jody has coached Team Canada Juniors in the USA and at the R & A Junior Open, preceding The Open at St. Andrews, Scotland. Since her return to personal coaching, she has had a hand in supporting players in: 4 Club Championship wins, T9 BC Jr. Boys Provincial Championship and T17 Jr. Boys Canadian Championship.
Jody has experience with ALL AGES and LEVELS of golfer. Her personal journey with golf started at the age of 11 and till today believes that “Golf is like no other game in that it demands the unparalleled union of the whole self.” As a result of her passion for the game and desire to empower others in their pursuit, Jody teaches golf by nurturing the unification of body and mind and enlisting her student’s spirit or drive to reach new heights in their game.
To learn more or contact Jody, visit: www.jodyjacksongolf.com, “Jody Jackson Golf” Facebook Page or @CoachJackson67 on Twitter.