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Meet Dan

Dan, a PGA member since 1992, is the Chair of the Gateway PGA T&C Committee, a Gateway PGA Board Member 2019-20, and hold certifications in PGA Teaching & Coaching. Dan has been presented distinguished PGA Awards to include the Bill Strausbaugh Award  2019 and the Horton Smith Award ’97, ’98 and 2018. 



Dans’ honors include Illinois Coaches Association Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2018, Golf Digest Top Teachers in Illinois and YMCA Ilinois Volunteer of Year



Additionally, Dan is the author of “Golf For Rookies” which covers all aspects of the game for beginners and provides a reference guide for the more experience players.



Dan’s coaching history spans 22 seasons for the Althoff Catholic High School Boy’s Team. Accomplishments include, twice IHSA State Champions, 1-2nd place at State, 2-3rd place at State, 3 Sectionals wins, 8 Regionals  wins, 6 South 7 Conference wins, 38 tournament wins, and a match record  298-104. .741%.  



Dan has affiliations with Stonewolf and Grand Marais golf courses. He is a staff member with Wilson golf, Under Armour and Rapsodo.