Rick Sholund enters his third year as the skipper of the Huntington University men’s golf team and his first year heading up the women's program. Rick brings a variety of experiences to the position both as a player and instructor.
Rick currently serves as the owner and lead instructor of the Praxis Performance Coaching where he provides golf instruction and training and coaching to over 80 clients in team and individual settings. He utilizes FMS assessments and customized TPI workouts to assess and improve flexibility, strength, power and endurance and taps into high-speed 3D video analysis and launch monitors to guide his instruction.
Additionally, Rick has nearly three years of experience as a former director of operations at an area golf facility and nearly four years of experience as a self-employed golf instructor/coach.
As a former professional golfer, Rick will also put his ten years of playing experience to good use. His accomplishments as a pro include finishing seventh in the Indiana State Open in 1998 and third in 1999. He also qualified for the Nike Tour St. Louis Classic in 1998 and competed in the PGA Tour Qualifying Tournament from 2000 to 2002. He played on the Dakotas Tour and in several NGA Pro Golf Tour events as well as many other mini-tours.
Rick is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) certified Level 2 Power Coach and certified Level 2 Junior Coach with a FMS certification in movement. He also holds a Level 1 certification in K-Vest 3D Technologies.