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2014 Convention Speakers

The GCAA has announced it's schedule of guest speakers for the 2014 National Convention in Las Vegas.  This year's group of speakers includes Keynote Speaker Ariel Emanuel, Co-CEO of WME | IMG, Featured Instructor Sean Foley, a Q&A with touring professionals Stacy Lewis and Bryce Molder, Driven for Life's Eric McGrath, O.D. Vincent with the Northern Trust Open on working with your sport administrator, Robin Waters, Ryan Waters and Michael Rush with the Tour will present on preparing your players for professional golf, the PGA of Americas Bill Cioffoletti will discuss PGA Membership and Spencer Dennis with Edufii will present on coaching and golf technology.  As always Stephen Clar from the NCAA will present on NCAA Rules & Compliance. The convention will again close with the Golfweek Coaches' Panel featuring four GCAA member coaches - John Fields (Texas), Herb Page (Kent State), Jay Seawell (Alabama) and Jimmy Stobs (Barry).

The 2014 Hall of Fame Banquet will be held Monday, December 8 with a reception starting at 6:30pm, and the Corporate Partners Exhibit Night Tuesday evening, December 9, starting at 4:00pm.

Please click on the speaker names below for biographical/presentation information for each.

Monday, December 8

Golf Channel - 8:00am to 8:45am (Celebrity 4)


Ariel Emanuel | Keynote Speaker - Co-CEO WME | IMG - 9:00am to 9:45am (Celebrity 4)



Sean Foley | Featured Instructor - 10:00am to 11:30am (Celebrity 4)



Stacy Lewis - LPGA Tour | Bryce Molder - PGA TOUR - 1:00pm to 2:30pm (Celebrity 4)

lewis     molder


Eric McGrath - Driven for Life - 2:45pm to 4:00pm (Celebrity 4) 



Tuesday, December 9

Stephen Clar | Matthew Hanson - NCAA & NAIA Rules & Compliance - 7:30am to 9:00am (Celebrity 4)

ncaawebsite     naia


O.D. Vincent - Northern Trust Open - 9:15am to 10:30am (Celebrity 4)



Wednesday, December 10

Robin Waters | Ryan Waters | Michael Rush - Tour - 8:00am to 8:30am (Celebrity 4)

robinwaters     ryanwaters     rush


Bill Cioffoletti - PGA of America - 8:40am to 9:10am (Celebrity 4)



Spencer Dennis - Edufii - 9:20am to 9:50am (Celebrity 4)



John Fields | Herb Page | Jay Seawell | Jimmy Stobs - Golfweek Coaches Forum - 10:15am to 11:30am (Celebrity 4)

fields     page     seawell     stobs