The Nova Scotia Golf Association (NSGA) has announced Andrew Noseworthy as their new Director of Sport Development. This is a new position for the NSGA and is designed to help grow participation at all levels, from grassroots to high performance programs.
Andrew is a PGA of Canada Class A Professional who will oversee Sport Development for the game of golf in Nova Scotia including:
- CN Future Links Mobile Clinics
- Learn to Play
- Skills Competitions
- Girls Clubs
- Junior Leagues
- The National Golf in Schools Program
- High Performance Programming
- Women’s Participation Development
“Participation development is a key component to the NSGA Long Term Player Development Plan,” said David Campbell, Executive Director of the NSGA. “Andrew brings the skills and technical abilities to help grow the sport of golf in Nova Scotia. He has a proven track record in managing and delivering grassroots and high performance programming.”
Andrew has been a PGA of Canada member since 2000. He completed his Class A designation with the PGA of Canada in 2006. He is a graduate of Dalhousie University (Economics) and completed the Professional Golf Management Diploma program (Honours) at Humber College.
Since joining the PGA of Canada, he has completed Levels 1 to 4 of the Teaching and Coaching Certification Program along with the redesigned Instructor Beginner and Intermediate certifications. Andrew continues to teach all levels of players in clinics and individual lessons.
Andrew spent 12 years at Oakfield Golf and Country Club, most recently, since 2008 as head professional. In 2012 he began, Golf Squared, a golf coaching company with a focus on junior development. He has conducted many indoor programs at elementary schools and recreation centres in the greater Halifax area, along with Kids Camps and clinics at various facilities during the summer months.
In 2009 Andrew was recognized by his fellow professionals as the PGA of Canada – Atlantic Junior Golf Leader.
Andrew lives in Halifax wife his wife Dale and two daughters Allie and Bridget.