Meet Our Lady Raven Golf Coaches

Head Coach

 Courtney Gildea

Phone: 913-780-7150

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Courtney Gildea

Coach Gildea developed a love for the game of golf at an early age. Her father is a Class A PGA professional, and his passion for the game encouraged her to become an elite competitor and coach. She had a successful amateur and professional career, competing for the University of Arkansas as well as on various professional golf tours including the LPGA Symetra Tour. In addition to a professional playing career, she also began her coaching career as the head women’s golf coach at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. For five years she balanced tour life with various coaching positions, until she realized she had found her true passion, teaching people how to better enjoy the game of golf through improving their performance. She is currently the director of instruction for Tour Striker Midwest located at Falcon Ridge Golf Club in Kansas City. With only one summer under her belt, she successfully managed five different junior golf programs including the All American Program, Tour Striker Midwest Junior Golf Academy, Wee Strikers, PGA Junior Golf League and two Nike Junior Golf Camps. She also managed the inaugural Falcon Ridge Junior Golf Club Championship. In addition to growing the game with her junior golf programs, she is also heavily involved with introducing women to the game of golf.
Over the past five years, she has served as the lead instructor under Martin Chuck for the Tour Striker Golf Academy at the Raven Golf Club in Phoenix, Arizona. Throughout the course of the year Gildea and Chuck would host approximately 35 three-day golf schools. These schools were primarily held in Phoenix during the winter months with the remainder held throughout various locations around the United States as well as internationally during the summer months. The other days of the week were filled with individual lessons, an elite junior program, women’s clinics, and online coaching. In the summer months, she served as the head instructor for the Nike Junior Golf Camps in Pebble Beach, California, in conjunction with traveling to various Tour Striker Golf Academies across the West Coast and internationally with Martin Chuck. She has studied under multiple accomplished top ranked instructors including Martin Chuck, Aaron Olson, Jeff Ritter, Stan Thirsk, and her lifelong coach, her father, Charlie Mahon.
      

Assistant Coach

 Richard Setter

Phone: 913-780-7150

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Richard Setter