Head of Instruction Founder of B&B
Derek is the Founder of the Balance & Believe Academy, and has been teaching golf for over Fifteen years. He grew up in Madison, WI where he attended Memorial High School. After school, Derek went to work as a sales representative at Zevo Golf. From there, he moved to Arizona to become a sales representative for Taylormade.
After some life changes, Derek found himself back in Wisconsin, his home, wanting to stay around the game of golf which lead him into teaching.
Derek came up with the idea for the Balance & Believe Academy when he began teaching Junior Golfers, and noticed a direct correlation between their success on the golf course and having Balance in all aspects of their life. As he made a name for himself and the B&B Academy, Derek made a meteoric rise in the world of golf instruction.
Derek has a simple approach to the game of golf, and that is reflected in the way he teaches. He is a firm believer that all players need to spend most of their time working on the things they can control most in the golf swing: their set up and alignment. From beginners to professionals, Derek teaches all types of players and brings the same enthusiastic energy to each and every lesson he gives.BOOK NOW