Director of Golf Instruction (FT)

Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America Req #216
Monday, January 16, 2023

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of the Director of Golf Instruction is leading Crystal’s award-winning and multi-faceted golf instruction programs developed over the last 25 years. This includes development of programing and teaching junior golfers; promoting and teaching a full schedule of nationally promoted golf schools; cultivating a private and group lesson clientele including Crystal golf members;  running tournaments and outings; ,partnering with learning institutions to deliver accredited golf internship programs; club fitting and collaborating with Crystal’s team at all levels. 


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Hire, train, manage and inspire golf teaching staff
  • Optimize revenue and profitability from teaching programs
  • Manage learning center schedule; assist in tournaments; outings and marking golf courses
  • Constant, collaborative and clear communications with all golf staff, golf club member services and resort operations in general
  • Growing the game including but not limited to developing, coordinating and managing of junior golf programs


Job Specifications


  • PGA or LPGA Teaching Professional (Class A Membership preferred)
  • Min. 5 years teaching at a min. 4-Star rated course and nationally recognized teaching program
  • Min. 4-year degree or equivalent, ideally with business and teaching concentrations
  • Proficiency with complex lesson and staffing scheduling and transaction platforms
  • Experience programming, preparation and teaching golf schools and private and group instruction
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience using Trackman4 and V1 Sports programs as teaching and selling aide
  • Excel, Outlook and POS literacy
  • Demonstrated communications, organizational and time management skills
  • Exemplifies professional conduct and adherence to company Core Values.


Physical & Other Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Evenings, weekends and holidays are a regular part of the schedule.
  • Non-smoking candidates preferred.
Crystal Mountain is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. 2020 Bronze Level Veteran Friendly Employer. 

Established in 1956, Crystal Mountain is a family-owned, four-season resort destination located 28 miles southwest of Traverse City and a short drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The resort features lodging, dining, downhill and cross-country skiing, two championship golf courses, shopping, award-winning Crystal Spa, Michigan's only alpine slide, the Park at Water's Edge, Michigan Legacy Art Park, weddings and a conference center. Visit  

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  • Crystal Mountain, 12500 Crystal Mountain Drive, Thompsonville, Michigan, United States of America