Careers At The Leadbetter Golf Academies

Here's your chance to excel at various careers with the growing network of Leadbetter Golf Academies across the world, and take your coaching experience to the next level!

In 1983, when the doors to the very first Leadbetter Golf Academy opened, the golf world’s view of instruction changed forever. David’s swing philosophies and teaching methods revolutionized the way people thought about instruction itself. David continues to push the boundaries of golf instruction with the A Swing, the most significant change to golf instruction in years. 

Today, with over 30 academies across the globe, The Leadbetter Golf Academy and its network of elite instructors continue David’s tradition of innovation and excellence by bringing premier golf instruction to players of all ages and abilities.

The Leadbetter Golf Academies offer a holistic approach to golf instruction that incorporate swing analysis, course management, mental preparation and physical conditioning. Our facilities provide the ideal setting for golfers to train and hone their abilities.

The facilities at The Leadbetter Golf Academies include putting labs, golf simulators, force plate analysis, indoor hitting bays, club fitting, performance training center and numerous outdoor teaching facilities and practice areas.

If you're not seeing your ideal position today, check back regularly as careers begin to open up. 

General benefits of being a LGA coach include a global network of David Leadbetter Golf academies and partners, full training / certification included for all positions at any LGA facility across the globe and invitation to participate in the yearly global LGA summit at the headquarters in Orlando, FL. 

CURRENT OPENINGS: 

Dhaka, Bangladesh - Head Golf Instructor

LGA Bangladesh is looking for a proactive, experienced instructor at the Leadbetter Golf Academy just outside of Dhaka.

Competitive Salary + Commission package including transportation, housing, and meals allowance. 

Careers include relocation package to Dhaka.

Start date: Immediately

If you have any questions, please contact careers@davidleadbetter or click below to apply:

Beijing, China

LGA Beijing is looking for an Associate Instructor to join their academy.

About Leadbetter Golf Academy:

With over 32 academies across the globe, The Leadbetter Golf Academy and its network of elite instructors continue David’s tradition of innovation and excellence by bringing premier golf instruction to players of all ages and abilities.

The Leadbetter Golf Academies offer a holistic approach to golf instruction that incorporates swing analysis, course management, mental preparation and physical conditioning. Our facilities provide the ideal setting for golfers to train and hone their abilities. The facilities at The Leadbetter Golf Academies provide the latest teaching analysis tools as well as extensive training space in a profession and modern setting.

  • Successfully Complete LGA Online Certification and Yearly Recertification Process
  • Complete Understanding of Teaching Facilities Set-Up & Break Down
  • Full Understanding of LGA Instructional Programs & Execution
  • Abilty to Design & Sell LGA Programs to Prospective Clients
  • Developed a Student/ Clientele Base
  • Knowledgeable in the Application of Teaching Technology & Equipment
  • Assist with training and certification process of trainee instructors
  • Assist with development of marketing strategies and tactics to attract resort guests to the academy
  • Assist & Observe & support Senior & Master Level Instructors when teaching
  • Develop, implement and manage team training and member clinics
  • Develop, implement & manage junior golf programs
  • Develop and grow local Student/ Clientele Base

Salary & Benefits (minimum 1 year commitment):

Base Salary: 1,800 USD
Commission Rate:

  • # of lessons per month < 40: 20% of the teaching income.
  • # of lessons 41-60 per month: 22% of the teaching income.
  • # of lessons 61-80 per month: 25% of the teaching income.
  • # of lessons >80 per month: 30% of the teaching income.

Expected lesson volume month 3-6: 30-40
Expected lesson value month after 6 months: 50-70

Other Benefits:

  • Full Leadbetter Instructor Certification
  • Full A-Swing and Leadbetter Kids Certification
  • Opportunity to become a part of the global Leadbetter Instructor community
  • Opportunity to meet and interact with David Leadbetter and other top coaches at Leadbetter HQ in Orlando, FL
  • Housing for 1-2 months
  • Meal Subsidy
  • Plane Tickets (2x/year)
  • Local Cell Phone Provided
  • Work Visa Application

LGA Beijing is looking for a Senior Instructor to join their academy.

Position Requirements:

  • 8+ years of working experience as a golf instructor
  • 3+ years of management experience in the golf industry
  • Deliver golf Instruction and professionalism in accordance with the Leadbetter Instructor Certification and instruction techniques and philosophies
  • Manage all day to day scheduling and business operations required to run a high end golf facility
  • Develop lesson pricing strategy based on local client base
  • Maintain up to date teaching equipment and teaching aids
  • Lead & manage the Instructor team on a daily basis
  • Motivate, oversee & manage instructor team on a daily basis
  • Oversee certification progress of all trainees
  • Provide technical and practical help to trainees to further their teaching careers and certification progress
  • Increase lesson revenue generation by planning & delivering promotional materials and activities to increase overall growth of the business
  • Develop and grow client base for private and group golf instruction by actively promoting the brand locally as well as globally through all social media and news outlets available
  • Oversee hiring and on-boarding of all coaching staff by working closely with the LGA Headquarters
  • Liaise with local business to drive customer acquisition and resource sharing within the local community to increase brand reach and awareness
  • Work closely with LGA Headquarters to ensure consistency of brand standards and brand identity

Salary & Benefits (minimum 1 year commitment):

Base Salary: 2,250 USD
Commission Rate:

  • # of lessons per month < 40: 20% of the teaching income.
  • # of lessons 41-60 per month: 22% of the teaching income.
  • # of lessons 61-80 per month: 25% of the teaching income.
  • # of lessons >80 per month: 30% of the teaching income.

Expected lesson volume month 3-6: 30-40
Expected lesson value month after 6 months: 50-70
The company will provide an annual bonus (depending on achievement)

Other Benefits:

  • Full Leadbetter Instructor Certification
  • Full A-Swing and Leadbetter Kids Certification
  • Opportunity to become a part of the global Leadbetter Instructor community
  • Opportunity to meet and interact with David Leadbetter and other top coaches at Leadbetter HQ in Orlando, FL
  • Housing for 1-2 months
  • Meal Subsidy
  • Plane Tickets (2x/year)
  • Local Cell Phone Provided
  • Work Visa Application

Hanoi, Vietnam - Certified Instructor

LGA Vietnam is looking for a proactive, experienced instructor at the academy location in Hanoi, Vietnam. 

Responsibilities will Include:

  • Development and management of junior programs, corporate programs, and lesson packaging for the academy
  • Assisting Certified Instructors

Competitive Salary + Commission. 

Careers include relocation package to Hanoi. 

Start date: TBD

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Certified Instructor

LGA Vietnam is looking for a proactive, experienced instructor at the academy location in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

Responsibilities will Include:

  • Development and management of junior programs, corporate programs, and lesson packaging for the academy
  • Assisting Certified Instructors

Competitive Salary + Commission. 

Careers include relocation package to Ho Chi Minh City. 

Start date: TBD

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

LGA Cambodia is looking for a proactive, experienced instructor at the future academy location in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 

Responsibilities will Include:

  • Development and management of member packages and lesson programs
  • Development of junior programs

Competitive Salary + Commission. 

Careers include relocation package to Phnom Penh. 

Start date: TBD