Golf School INSTRUCTORS and Staff


Director of Coaching, Vice President of DJ Foundation, Tournament Chairman World Jr, Project Golf

Allen Terrell is the coach for a number of the game’s best young talents. Leading that stable is PGA TOUR professional Dustin Johnson. Johnson is a mainstay at the top of the Official World Golf Rankings and has more than 21 wins and counting, including the 2016 U.S. Open. Terrell’s relationship with Dustin dates back to his formidable years in the early 2000s and he has remained the one instructional constant throughout his major-winning career. Allen and Dustin stay in contact on a daily basis and frequently work together in Jupiter, Florida. Terrell also travels to a number of TOUR events throughout the year making certain that Dustin is prepared to play his best.

Among Terrell’s many professional accreditations, including:

  • One of 30 instructors in the world to achieve TrackMan Master status
  • One of only 30 worldwide Swing Catalyst Ambassadors
  • AimPoint Certified Instructor
  • Lynn Blake Certified Instructor
  • Dana Dahlquist Certified Instructor
  • TPI Level II & Level III
  • Flatstick Certified Instructor
  • Swing Catalyst Level II Certified


Lead Coach / PGA Master Professional

Brad Kirkman, PGA Master Professional and TPI Level 2 Instructor, comes to the Dustin Johnson Golf School most recently from the Golf Academy of America. There, Brad was the National Director of Golf Instruction and Golf Technology. He is certified and experienced in Trackman (level 2 instructor), K-Coach, V1, SAM PuttLab and BodiTrak.

Brad’s programs are designed to develop a full plan for the player. He coaches each player to become more intentional and purposeful in all areas; ultimately, to play better golf. As a TPI Certified Level 2 Instructor Brad can screen the player for any problem areas to better understand how to navigate possible restraints.

“I have been in the golf business for my entire career. Through numerous roles, my favorite aspect has always been coaching players to reach their goals. I am very fortunate to do this on a daily basis here at the Dustin Johnson Golf School.” – Brad Kirkman

  • PGA Master Professional
  • Former National Director of Golf Instruction and Golf Technology for the Golf Academy of America
  • Former Head Golf Professional at the TPC Scottsdale
  • Former Director of Golf Mountain Air Country Club
  • TPI Certified Level 2 Golf Instructor
  • Trackman Certified Level 2 Instructor
  • K-Coach Certified
  • BodiTrak Certified
  • Former player at University of North Carolina Greensboro



From 1998 to 2018 Coach Kelson served as the Head Men’s Golf Coach at the University of Tennessee. His team won the 2007 SEC Championship and he was named SEC Coach of the Year. After turning professional, Coach Kelson’s former players have won 11 events on the PGA Tour, European PGA Tour, and the Tour. Two former players captured the 2013 British Amateur and low amateur at the 2014 Masters. Additionally, former players made 6 Masters appearances. One former player earned a coveted spot on the 2006 Ryder Cup team.

Now, Coach Kelson serves as a consultant for aspiring young golfers. He assists junior golfers in their college golf scholarship search. He can answer any questions you may have regarding junior golf development as well as the NCAA recruiting process. His organization can help you create more exposure for your junior golfer. He will save you considerable time and money by researching the various programs your junior golfer is interested in attending. His organization has relationships with hundreds of coaches throughout the country. He can serve as a permissible (by NCAA rules) liaison between your family and college coaches.

​”I’ve had the pleasure of coaching alongside Jim for over 10 years. His love for his players was unparalleled and his passion for their future was unmatched. He gives this same passion to his clients. There is no one more qualified or knowledgeable out there. Jimmy K is the best hands down.” – Allen Terrell

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