Golf is more than ever a game for everyone. I’m proud to help preserve the tradition of the game while promoting it to all walks of life.
Danielle loves to compete in sports, and promotes having fun while doing it all! At the age of six, she discovered her love for golf at her family’s course in Loomis, California. She participated and competed in many junior golf programs in Sacramento including the Little Linkers and Junior Golf at Haggin Oaks. Danielle attended Saint Francis high school in Sacramento, and in 2002 was named Sacramento Bee’s #1 golfer. She also won the California State Fair in 2001 and 2002. She competed in many amateur tournaments, and acknowledges Say Golf which is now the First Tee golf association for offering opportunities to play challenging and beautiful courses around Northern California.
Danielle earned a golf scholarship to play at the University of California, Berkeley for four years. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies: Political Economy and Geography. After graduating in 2008, she lived in Seattle, Washington, and has traveled internationally quite a bit since returning to Sacramento. She is thrilled to plant roots back in her hometown while teaching and coaching the game she loves.
Her approach to teaching students varies depending on the person; no player is the same. She believes the talent is in the player, and she wants to help educate students on why they do what they do. Teaching the fundamentals and taking the time to listen to the student is very important to her. She is a firm believer in practice with a purpose, using drills to keep the game exciting. Danielle’s experience as an amateur player taught her the value of a strong mental game, and the importance of strength and flexibility. Whether you’re just starting to play the game or you’re a bit more advanced, Danielle wants to help you reach your goals. She values the tradition of the game and wants to share that with her students. Danielle is also the assistant golf coach for Saint Francis High School.