Meet Our Team
As the first of its kind in Europe, we’re offering you the opportunity to experience the Golf Channel Academy. This project focuses on the development of your skills in golf. Regardless of whether you are a beginner or an advanced or experienced player, you can benefit from the opportunity to learn to play as a professional. The Golf Channel Academy will help you on your way to success.
The basic philosophy of the Golf Channel Academy is intensive coaching for a certain amount of time. Each Golf Channel Academy trainer is a renowned professional with experience from the United States.
A.J. MCADAM, LEAD COACH
A.J. is the Lead Coach at the Golf Channel Academy at Golf Resort Black Bridge and the Golf House Indoor Training Center in Prague, Czech Republic. A native of Western New York, A.J. moved to the Czech Republic in 2001 as a part of a project to westernize golf in Central Europe. Shortly after arriving, he became the Head Teaching Professional at Golf Resort Karlstejn—a former European Tour site located just outside of Prague—and opened GolfLab Academy.
A PGA professional and certified Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Fitness Instructor, A.J. is a self-studied biomechanist and kinesiologist. He is the founder of G-RAM Sports, a revolutionary new method dealing with ground-breaking design in golf equipment and other sports applications. He also works as a life coach-consultant to companies and executives in Prague and understands the value of teaching the mental side of the game.
One of the most successful coaches in Central Europe, McAdam continues to develop players of all skill levels from beginner to tour player.
TOMAS GRYC, COACH
Tomáš is a swing coach with the Golf Channel Academy at Golf Resort Black Bridge and Golf House. A member of the board of the PGA of the Czech Republic, where he is responsible for the area of education of professional golfers, Gryc was awarded a Ph.D. in 2014 in kinanthropology with a special emphasis on general kinetics and the kinetics of golf swings. A year later he was a presenter at the World Scientific Congress of Golf conference, where he spoke on the topic of “differences in the kinetics of golf swings between elite players and junior female players”.
Tomáš currently holds a position at the Laboratory of Sport Motorics of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport of Charles University in Prague. He is also the author of several studies focusing on the area of golf swings, published in the Czech Republic as well as abroad.
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