Dr. Steven Lorick

President and Head of Golf Performance

Dr. Steven Lorick is the President of Leadbetter Golf Performance. He serves as the Chair of the Leadbetter Golf Performance Council and as a ranking member of the national faculty for the United States Sports Academy. Dr. Lorick is recognized by the Titleist Performance Institute, Nike Golf, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a subject matter expert in the fields of golf and sports performance education. He holds more than twenty (20) advanced certifications, he is the lead contributor to the Leadbetter Golf Performance Certification, and he is the creator of the NASM Golf Fitness workshop.

Previously, Dr. Lorick was the CEO for the Hawaii Council on Physical Activity and Nutrition to build health and wellness programs for K-12 schools in the state of Hawaii. He also served as the head men’s and women’s golf coach at Hawaii Pacific University and as the director of golf performance for the Waialae Country Club. His golf performance programs have impacted Olympic medalists, professional Tour players, and junior state champions. Prior to her retirement in 2016, he was LPGA Tour trainer for the World Golf Hall of Famer, Se RI Pak.

Dr. Lorick earned a Doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California with research in the methodology and pedagogy of golf performance teaching. He obtained a dual Master of Business Administration from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, the Walsh School of Foreign Service, and the ESADE Business and Law School in Europe. Dr. Lorick graduated with honors from the Golf Academy of America where he completed an associate of applied business and he was designated as a Top 100 Alumni from more than 11,000 graduates since 1974.


Titleist Performance Institute (TPI)

Golf Fitness Instructor, Golf Instructor Level 3, Golf Mechanic Level 3, Golf 3

Nike Golf | Gray Institute

NG360 Golf Functional Performance Specialist, GPS

United States Sports Academy

Sports Coaching - Golf

Golf Academy of America

Teaching Professional

The Leadbetter Golf Academy | Better Every Day

Leadbetter Golf Performance Specialist (Contributor)

Sports, Physical Activity and Recreation for Kids (SPARK)

After School Physical Activity Program

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES), Golf Fitness Specialist (GFS)

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Mixed Martial Arts Conditioning Specialist (MMA), Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS), Women's Fitness Specialist (WFS), Sharecare Elite Trainer

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Weight Loss Specialist (WLS), Youth Exercise Specialist (YES), Senior Fitness Specialist (SFS), Group Personal Training Specialist (GPTS)

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