BRADLEY A. BORNE, D.C. | DIRECTOR OF SPORTS MEDICINE & WELLNESS
As Director of Wellness, Bradley Borne, D.C., is at the hub of all performance, training, and healing services at Golf & Body NYC. Focusing on the needs of members, Borne brings together the club’s many health disciplines while evaluating and adding new services. Among those presently available are chiropractic, physical therapy, nutrition, yoga, massage, Fascial Stretch Therapy, and Muscle Activation Technique, all given in concert with the member’s personalized golf instruction program.
Bradley received his chiropractic degree from Northwestern Health Sciences in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He specializes in soft tissue techniques, rehabilitation, and corrective exercises. He is certified in Golf Performance through Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) and has worked with one of the top golf performance specialists in the world. Dr. Borne is certified in FMS, SFMA, and Graston Technique and is Neurac Certified through the Neural Institute. Dr. Borne started and oversees the “Return to Golf” program at Golf & Body NYC, a unique program that incorporates golf-specific personal training and golf instruction with sports medicine. Many of the top sports medicine doctors in the city send their patients to Golf & Body NYC for this program.
Before joining Golf & Body NYC, Dr. Borne was working in golf performance and sports medicine at The Roaring Fork Club and Aspen Sports Medicine in Aspen, Colorado.
MATT ATKINS | Chief Technology Officer / Performance Coach
Serving as our Senior Technology Consultant and Performance Coach, Matt has been in the golf industry for 9 years. He brings a unique blend of fitness, golf and technology experience to Golf & Body NYC. His early years were spent at green grass facilities such as Ballyowen Golf Glub, PGA West in La Quinta, CA and at Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY, where he served as an assistant golf professional and junior instructor.
He then spent 2 years working with K-Motion Interactive, a leading technology company in the field of human motion and biomechanics. Here he became proficient in 3 dimensional swing analysis and was also able to attend a variety of golf, medical, and fitness certification courses held by Titleist Performance Institute. While working at KMI, matt became owner of a satellite startup company which assists golf professionals and golf enthusiast in the design and implementation of indoor/outdoor golf performance programs and centers, with focus of golf simulation and the integration of multiple technology platforms.
Matt has now been with Golf & Body NYC for 4 years serving as a performance coach, and using his experience with technology to test, oversee, and integrate new technology platforms to Golf & Body staff and membership. Matt will continue to work with our staff and membership while also overseeing a new business venture: G&B Outdoor Experience, which integrates Golf & Body’s methodology and technology experience with outside performance facilities around New York Metropolitan area.
KIRK ADAMS | DIRECTOR OF FITNESS
Kirk has nearly 20 years of experience in the fitness industry. In that time, he has worked with everyone from beginners to collegiate and amateur champions, as well as elite athletes who have competed at professional and Olympic levels. Having been with Golf & Body NYC almost from the start, he has been instrumental in its growth and development. Prior to moving to New York, Kirk was a strength coach at Penn State University, his alma mater, and owned Nittaany Golf Fitness in State College, Penn.
Kirk is passionate about helping our members and others enjoy the game, and life, more through education, exercise, and nutrition. He works hard to stay on the cutting edge through reading and continuing education. A sought-after instructor and speaker, Kirk continues to work online with professional golfers.
Current and former certifications:
- MS Kinesiology, Penn State University
- TPI Level 1
- RKC Level 1
- FMS Level 1 & 2
- CFSC Level 1
JASON JENKINS | PERFORMANCE COACH
Jason’s philosophy is to equip his clients with the strategies and know-how to be their strongest, most productive, and vibrant selves. He provides guidance by supporting individuals to take ownership of their actions, encourage growth, and develop personal body awareness, ultimately leading to higher levels of self-sufficiency. Jason’s focus is on health and wellness optimization, which encompasses nutrition, recovery, and movement. He enjoys mentoring and training other personal trainers, and when not coaching he pursues surfing, rock climbing, and Jiu-jitsu.
Certifications and Training:
- NSCA CSCS (National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
- Titleist Performance Institute Fitness Level III
- United States of America Weightlifting Level I
- CPR/AED (American Red Cross)
- Precision Nutrition II
- StrongFirst Level I
- EXOS Mindset Mentorship
- Trigger Point Therapy
- FMS Level I
GINA DaDAN | PERFORMANCE COACH / CORRECTIVE EXERCISE SPECIALIST
Gina has been a Performance Coach with Golf & Body since its inception in 2012. She is certified as a coach with TPI Fitness 3 and TPI Juniors, Certified Functional Strength and Group Fitness. As a Corrective Exercise Specialist, with certifications in Integrated Movement and Functional Movement, she incorporates flexibility and body alignment work in both fitness and golf programs. The collaboration between Fitness, Golf and Wellness has been the key to her success with golfers working to improve their swing, body mechanics and to extend their playing years.
Gina also works as a Group Fitness Instructor of Body Conditioning and Core Strength at New York Athletic Club and corporate fitness centers. She holds certifications in Pilates Mat and Band, TRX, Spinning and TPI Golf Mechanics 2.
CHARLEENE O’CONNOR | BS Exercise Physiology / Biomechanics Specialist
Charleene O’Connor uses her knowledge of golf specific training, postural alignment work, biomechanics, and meditation. Your body as strong as your weakest link. My goal is to find those links and get your body and mind feeling better, looking better, and improving your golf game. She has worked with many professional athletes from golfers to Venus and Serena Williams.
She has created and run fitness facilities from the ground up, from the Los Angeles Country Club to Clay in New York City. She also worked at Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. She is the owner of an Organic skin and home care line called TRUTH which she designed after getting a bout of skin cancer.
She attended Boston University, played Division 1 Soccer player, while getting her degree in Exercise Physiology with a minor is Psychology. She has certifications in Muscle Activation Technique Specialist, Egoscue Postural Alignment Specialist Affiliate, TPI Level 3 Golf Fitness Trainer, Aromatherapy Scholar, AEA Water Rehabilitation, and it is currently in a year Meditation Teacher training with Goswami Kriyanana. You cannot heal the body without healing the mind.
BEE BOSNAK | YOGA INSTRUCTOR
Bee Bosnak is the creator of Heal Yourself, a comprehensive yoga system designed to explore the strength, structure, and biomechanics of the physical body as well as enhance the capacity of the emotional body, thus merging the practice to a mind/body/spirit connection.
A student of many forms of yoga, Bee’s teachings focus on alignment, emotional balance, and the art of letting go. Her guidance helps practitioners combine hope, awareness, self-reflection, and strength to create the best version of themselves both on and beyond the mat.
A transplanted Londoner now living in New York, Bee has been featured in many publications.
MICHAEL OKECH | FASCIAL STRETCH THERAPIST
Michael joins Golf & Body NYC as a Level II Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist. Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a table-based, assisted stretching system that improves flexibility, mobility, strength, and general tissue health and resilience. He hopes to integrate FST into the training and health services at Golf & Body NYC to help improve members’ performance, Function, and overall movement integrity.
Michael, who is also FMS Level I Certified and an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer, is a passionate rugby player. He plays with the Old Blue New York Rugby Club in the American Rugby Premiership.