Golf

Staff

Nate Oberhofer Headshot
Nate Oberhofer
Head Golf Professional
Michael Moffett Headshot
Michael Moffett
Golf Course Superintendent
Erin La Haye
Assistant Golf Professional
Alex Priebe
Assistant Golf Professional
Joe DiChiara
Director Of Instruction
Joe DiChiara, PGA
Director of Instruction; Ancala Country Club
Head of Golf; K-Motion
TPI Certified Biomechanist 
TPI Certified Golf Coach
TPI Certified Junior Coach
TPI Certified Fitness Coach
2011 NJPGA Junior Golf Leader
2019 SWPGA Youth Development Award Runner-Up
 
Joe has been a PGA member for 12 years with almost all of that time dedicated solely to coaching. Joe has coached every level of player from pure beginners to multiple major winners and former number one players in the world.
 
Joe has a unique coaching style which blends traditional coaching with technology to better unlock the players ability to perform. Using technology, Joe is able to pinpoint exactly what is happening in your swing and then create a plan for you to understand what change is needed and how to reach that change.
 
Joe believes that to play your best golf you need to stay within the mold of what your current patterns are and improve on those patterns to make them more functional and predictable. 
 
In addition to the above philosophy, Joe has extensive experience with elite junior development. Prior to coming to Ancala Country Club, Joe was the co-founder of The International Preparatory Golf Academy in Bangkok, Thailand. It was here that Joe worked with elite juniors from all around Asia to help them obtain scholarships to US Division 1 universities. One of Joe's students even placed 3rd in the inaugural Augusta Women's amateur and has since turned pro and won on the Ladies Japanese Tour.
 
Joe has a passion for helping everyone, regardless of skill level,  reach their fullest potential and goals in the game of golf.