"If the activities that lead to greatness were easy and fun, then everyone would do them.”

Joe Sheren

Joe Sheren is an Award winning PGA Professional  who has been challenging the status quo for all 11+ years of his coaching. He is the recipient of the 2019 Illinois Player Development Award. Additionally, he has been nominated 2017, 2018, and 2019 Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year as well as 2018 Player Development Award. He is a class A member of the PGA of America, as well a graduate from Ferris State Universities Professional Golf Management program. In his tenure, Joe has been fortunate to work at some of the Countries’ finest golf facilities including Congressional Country Club, PGA National Resort & Spa, Old Marsh Golf Club, Boyne Resort USA and The Glen Club.

The time spent at these facilities has introduced him to a wide variety of members and players with different levels of interest in the game, styles of play, personalities, and backgrounds, all in which expected and received the highest level of customer service and golf instruction. Joe has devoted much of his time to study extensively on biomechanics, kinesiology, and physical fitness as they pertain to the golf swing.

Joe has extensive training using the world’s best bio-mechanical technology learning that, even though there is a long list of actions that all good players possess, there is no one method or swing style that works for everyone. Joe has a tremendous amount of passion for the game and will never stop learning how he can continue to make this game more enjoyable for everyone knowing that enjoyment in anything is a key element to continue on and in-turn help grow this extraordinary game.

Notable Students:

  • Was swing consultant for DePaul Men’s golf team for two years.
  • Collected and analyzed biomechanics for Northwestern Men’s golf Team on two occasions. Notable: Matt Fitzpatrick
  • Professional Golfer: Raymond Knoll- Stay tuned for this kid.
  • Collected and analyzed biomechanics for Luke Donald and his team on two separate occasions.
  • David Cunningham- Current Champions Tour Player- Played college golf with Phil Mickelson.
  • Currently coach Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer of the Chicago Cubs.
  • Northwestern Players
  • Georgetown Player and Club Champion of Evanston
  • Another Club Champion of Evanston
  • Multiple Time Club Champion of Coral Creek and Beverly CC
  • 2 time Senior British Am Winner
  • James Kerr- Professional Golfer.
  • Eddie Fernandes- Once won 7 mini tour events in a row. Currently is well recognized long driver. Senior Long Drive Champion.
  • Long Driver- Recorded fastest ever club speed on Trackman at 156 mph at the World Long Drive Championship in final 8.

Joe is married to Katie Sheren and is the father of two boys, Oakley and Tate, and his daughter Palmer.