Meet the Team

With decades of experience helping golfers improve worldwide, our team will take your game to the next level

  • Eric Cogorno
    LEADERSHIP TEAM + COACH
    While Eric Cogorno is best known for the golf instruction he provides on his YouTube channel and Instagram page, he’s actually spent nearly two decades building a reputation as a highly respected Performance Golf Coach. He is intuitively able to combine the art and science of golf to design (seemingly) simple strategies unique to each individual student that lead to significantly improved performance for golfers at all levels.

    In 2017 Eric took the experience he gleaned from giving more than 20,000 in-person golf lessons to YouTube. His distinct style of clear language and simplified concepts have attracted more than 200,000 followers across his channels and many millions of views from all across the globe.

    Looking to bring his golf instruction into the digital age, Eric launched cogornogolf.com in 2018. He’s on a mission to make world-class golf instruction available to everyone and – through the process – create the biggest and best online golf school in the world.

    Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, PA, Eric was a scratch golfer by the age of 15. He golfed throughout high school and while attending Lehigh University. Eric has been featured on Forbes.com and was voted as a Golf Digest Best In State Teacher.
  • Mary Lengle
    LEADERSHIP TEAM
    Mary Lengle is an accomplished Producer and Communications Strategist with 25+ years of experience conceiving, developing, and launching large-scale promotional initiatives to raise brand awareness, increase recognition, and drive profitability for a variety of clients.

    She’s coordinated and managed publicity programs for 100+ book titles and high-profile clients including numerous New York Times Bestselling titles. Throughout her career she’s represented major clients such as Denise Austin, Gary Player, LL Cool J, Morgan Freeman, and renowned chef, Jacques Pepin. Mary co-produced and developed stories in collaboration with various high-profile media entities such as USA Today, The New York Times, Parade, NBC’s Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Early Show, CNN, FOX, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, The Montel Williams Show, Martha, and The Discovery Channel.

    Since 2016, Mary has been combining her expertise in media and brand building with her passion for golf to work side-by-side with Eric Cogorno to create and distribute superior golf instruction content while simultaneously developing Cogorno Golf - the biggest and best online golf instruction community in the world!
  • Mikah Wilson
    LEADERSHIP TEAM
    Mikah's love for music led him from the Midwest to the West Coast to pursue songwriting, as well as his studies of music production and music theory with Berklee College of Music. Also having a great passion for golf, he enjoys applying the analytical framework of his music background to study the game. He's excited to be a part of growing the Cogorno Golf community, as well as watching all of it's members progress towards reaching their golfing goals.
  • JT Thomas
    COACH
    JT Thomas is an elite performance golf coach who has steadily built a reputation throughout the US and Internationally. He coaches a variety of different skill sets including beginner/junior golfers up to high level amateurs and professional players. He has spent the last 10 years traveling and building his own private player base and brand. JT played four years of NCAA collegiate golf.
  • John Hutzler
    CLUB FITTER
    Professional Club Fitter and Builder with more than 13 years of industry experience and 7 years as the CEO/Owner of SwingFit, an indoor fitting studio located here in the US. When not helping customers learn more about the gear their using and selecting the best 14 golf clubs to help them play better golf; you can rest assured you’ll find John spreading the word about the club fitting process to anyone who has the desire to listen. So whether in person, community forums, or Social Media outlets, there’s no denying the true passion is to help as many golfers as he possibly can.
  • Dennis Sales
    COACH
    Dennis Sales is one of the top performance golf coaches in the United States. The combination of knowledge was developed from his extensive training and utilizing industry leading technology. His can easily communicate with all ability levels on what they need to do to improve their swing fundamentals, mindset and ultimately on their enjoyment of the game.

    Since arriving in Texas, his students under his tutelage have amassed some amazing results locally, nationally, in college and in the professional ranks. Dennis has been highly effective in helping golfers improve their on-course performance.
  • Steve Holmes
    COACH
    Steve has been in the golf industry for 30+ years. He’s both both played and taught on the PGA Tour. He is currently a coach for the #1 ranked UCLA Women’s Golf Team and has worked with 3 of the last 4 #1 ranked amateurs in the world.
  • Andy Patnou
    COACH
    Originally from the northern Chicago suburbs, Andy has been teaching Golf professionally since 2010. He is known for his simplistic approach with a new age of instruction feel. Andy loves working with every type of golfer whether it be the weekend warrior trying to be the best golfer in his group of buddies all the way up to top-ranking touring professionals and collegiate players from all over the world.
  • Steve Sieracki
    COACH
    Steve Sieracki graduated from Bishop Eustace Preparatory School in Pennsauken, NJ and graduated from LaSalle University where he played Division I golf. Over the past 10 years, Steve has had the privilege of teaching alongside Golf Digest Top 50 teachers, Mike Bennett and Andy Plummer. Steve has been awarded Golf Digest's Best Young Teachers in America Under 40 for the past 6 years. In 2016, he also received the Youth Player Development Award in the Philadelphia Section. He is currently ranked as the number 4 teacher in the state of New Jersey by Golf Digest.

    Steve teaches top ranked amateurs and accomplished professional golfers in the New Jersey and Philadelphia area, as well as professional golfers playing on various tours around the world. He specializes in developing young golfers into competitive players. Over the past 5 years he has taught 3 first time winners of Philly PGA Junior, IJGT and GAP events. He has an impressive record of preparing his students for college level golf. Over 65% of his students go on to play in college, including some on scholarship.

    Steve has a proven ability to teach golfers of all ages. From shooting a personal best round, to playing competitively, his passion for the game is evident as he helps students of all levels reach their goals.
  • TJ Yeaton
    COACH
    TJ has most recently served as the Director of Instruction at Shooting Star at Jackson Hole and has coached over 30 PGA Tour players as well as; LPGA Tour, Symetra Tour professionals and nationally-ranked collegiate golfers. TJ Has been ranked best in state by Golf Digest in both Florida and Indiana, including the #1 spot in Indiana from 2015-2019. He's been named one of Golf Digest's best young teachers in America since 2016. He was the youngest instructor to receive the nomination for Golf Digest's Top 50 Instructors in the United States from 2016-2021 and was named by Golf Magazine as “Teachers to Watch” in 2021.