ABOUT

Our vision at the Atlas Performance & Golf Academy is to provide innovative golf instruction and training to people of all ages and abilities. Our certified instructors use the latest technology and modern teaching techniques to help our students reach their potential and achieve their goals. With an improvement plan to fit every golfer, we will make this your year to Play Better Golf!

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Teaching Facility

Atlas Performance & Golf Academy is home to a year-round state-of-the-art teaching facility equipped with golf training technology that rivals that of some of the best academies across Canada. "The Academy" has two over-sized hitting bays, including:

  • Foresight G.C. Quad indoor golf simulator

  • Indoor putting green

  • Swing Catalyst pressure plate

  • Indoor and outdoor hitting bays

  • FlightScope launch monitor

  • Video swing analysis

  • Exercise studio

Golf Course

Chilliwack Golf and Country Club, is a semi-private facility located between Chilliwack and Abbotsford, only 45 minutes from Vancouver. It features magnificent tree-lined fairways, a creek that meanders through the back nine, and breathtaking mountain vistas in every direction.  Members and non-members have enjoyed the Fraser Valley’s most popular golf course for over 50 years.  With a reputation for world-class conditioning.

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OUR TEAM

 
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CONNOR O'DELL

DIRECTOR OF INSTRUCTION

Connor has played competitive golf for 10 years and has been successful as a highly competitive amateur. As a member of the UFV Cascades golf program (the #1 ranked team in Canada), Connor had the opportunity to play many high level tournaments over the course of his university studies.

Achievements:

  • 2X Collegiate National Champion

  • 4X Individual collegiate winner

  • UFV Invitational (PACWEST)- Champion. (72,63)

  • VGT Major at Chilliwack Golf Club- Amateur Champion. (70,65)

  • 2X Chilliwack Open Amateur Champion

  • 2X CCAA Championship- All star award

  • 2X CCAA All Canadian 

Accreditation:

  • PGA of Canada Professional

  • Bachelor of Kinesiology - University of the Fraser Valley

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KATHY STECYK

ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR

Kathy is an expert in teaching skills related to sports performance. As a veteran with over 25 years of dedicated coaching Kathy is experienced in working with all levels of players and age groups.

Kathy was recently awarded the 2019 PGA of BC Lower Mainland Teacher of the Year.

Achievements:

  • 2019 Lower Mainland PGA of BC Teacher of the Year

  • Head Coach – Robert Bateman High School Golf Academy

  • Head Coach – Clayburn Middle School Golf Program

  • Certified Titleist Club Fitter

Accreditation:

  • PGA of Canada Class A Professional 1991 to Present

  • LPGA Teaching & Club Professional

  • BCGA Associate Performance Coach

  • Trackman Certified

  • Flight Scope Certified

  • Boditrak Certified

  • Titleist Performance Institute – Certified Level I

  • Certified in Coaching New Competitors with the PGA of Canada

  • Trained in Developing New Competitors with the PGA of Canada

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ZACH OLSON

ASSOCIATE INSTRUCTOR

Zach has played a high level of competitive golf for the last 10 years. Zach completed a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree while on a golf scholarship to the University of the Fraser Valley. Through his amateur career he has competed in multiple national championships and secured his first professional win in his first year as a member of the PGA of Canada.

Achievements:

  • 2X Collegiate National Champion

  • 2X Individual Collegiate Winner

  • VGT Major Chilliwack Open
    Amateur Champion (2019) Professional Champion (2020)

  • VGT Players Championship
    Amateur Champion (2019)

  • Competed in 8 Golf Canada National Championships

    (Junior, Amateur & University)

  • Selected for Team Canada of the 2020 FISU World Golf Championships

Accreditation:

  • PGA of Canada Professional

  • Bachelor of Business Administration - University of the Fraser Valley