Michael Heidler, PGA
Michael Heidler, PGA (Rosemont, PA) is a golf instructor and Certified Personal Coach at GolfTEC Mainline in Villanova, PA. He grew up just outside of Philadelphia and has been involved in golf ever since first playing at the age of six.
Michael has played competitively since the age of 12 and now competes in professional events in the Philadelphia section of the PGA. He attended Eastern Kentucky University where he graduated from the PGA Golf Management Program and was immediately hired as assistant golf professional at Berkshire Country Club where he worked for three years.
During his time at Berkshire, Michael helped with the running of junior camps and tournaments in addition to giving lessons. He joined the GolfTEC team as an instructor in 2013, as total coaching (physical and mental) is where his true passion resides.
Michael can be reached at 484-222-2151 or at mheidler@GolfTEC.com
Charles Luis, PGA
Charles Luis (Gilbertsville, PA) is the Director of Instruction and City Manager of GolfTEC Philadelphia. He grew up outside of Medford, NJ and is the son of Philadelphia Section PGA member, Clark Luis. Charles started playing golf when he was 12 years old has been a golf professional for 17 years. Charles is active in Philadelphia Section events, but most enjoys improving the game of his 100 active clients.
Charles has spent time as Assistant Golf Professional at Pocono Farms Country Club (Tobyhanna, PA), The Country Club of Virginia, and was a PGA Head Professional at Woodstone Country Club in Pennsylvania. In late 2007, Charles decided to follow his true passion as an instructor with GolfTEC.
Charles has given more than 15,000 lessons in his career, almost 11,000 of those with GolfTEC. The approach that he takes is strongly rooted in fundamentals; both pre-shot and in-swing mechanics leading to repeatable ball flight. He also believes that if one isn’t in the proper mindset that fundamentals and mechanics are irrelevant, which is why he has followed the guidance of Tim Kremer in becoming a Peak Performance Mind Coaching Certified Instructor.
Other certifications that Charles has include: Stack and Tilt Network Instructor, U.S. Kids Golf Coach, Ping, Taylormade, Cobra, and Mizuno Certified Club Fitter and Eyeline Golf Certified Instructor. Additionally, in 2014 Charles had the honor of being nominated for the Philadelphia PGA Section Teacher of the Year.
Charles lives in Gilbertsville, PA, with this wife, Jen, his daughter, Isabelle and their two dogs, Buckley and Truman.
Charles can be reached at cluis@GolfTEC.com
Scott Yurgalevicz, GolfTEC Swing Instructor and Peak Performance Coach
Scott Yurgalevicz (Rosemont, PA) is currently the Center Manager and a Certified Personal Coach at GolfTEC – Main Line in Villanova, PA as well as the Assistant Golf Coach at Division I LaSalle University. Scott specializes in coaching golfers of all ages from juniors to USGA Championship participants.
Raised in rural Torrington, CT, Scott began his golf career at age 12 and his passion for the game has not wavered since. After attending Villanova University in Villanova, PA, he began his journey into the golf business at Radnor Valley Country Club where he eventually became the 1st Assistant Golf Professional, where he conducted lessons and ran a successful junior program.
During his time at Radnor Valley, Scott would venture to The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, FL for the winter months. Following a three-year tenure at Radnor Valley, Scott opened his own golf academy named the “Yur Golf Swing Teaching Academy,” and then later took his knowledge and skills to GolfTEC where he currently teaches golfers of varying abilities.
In addition to Spirit of Golf, Scott is also a U.S. Kids Certified Coach, a Stack & Tilt Network Instructor, and a member of the Golf Coaches Association of America for collegiate coaches.
Scott can be reached at 484-222-2151 or at Syurgalevicz@GolfTEC.com