UGP FOUNDER

Mac Todd 

Mac grew up around a vibrant golf community with rich history and traditions. 

An interesting journey that has included competing with the best, training with world-class instructors, and a unique education, gives Mackenzie the experience to have built Urban Golf Performance, and continue to fuel it's impact on the game. 

Mackenzie resides in Santa Monica with his wife Alessandra, and two children Sophia and Seve.

OPERATIONS MANAGER

BRIAN GALLAGHER

After graduating from the University of Colorado, Brian had a brief stint on the professional golf circuits. Working in sales and Marketing for one of Los Angele's Top design/Build firms propelled him into the Tech world where he was the Head of Business Development for a custom Mobile App and Web Development Company. 

Brian brings his experience in Technology, Design/Build, and Business Logistics to Urban Golf Performance where he is responsible for our Operations and Project management. 

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DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIPS

KRIS BRENNAN

With an extensive background of continued education and utilizing the industry's state-of-the-art technology, Kris, a hockey player from the East Coast, has quickly become a seasoned golf professional at Urban Golf Performance. 

Kris believes each golfer's development is cultivated on the basis of establishing good practice habits, building on weaknesses and procuring their strengths for a well rounded progression towards dropping scores. 

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GOLF COACH

CHRIS DUNN

Chris grew up on the East Coast playing hockey year round and golf in the summer. After graduating from The Golf Academy of America, he began traveling and working at well known clubs around the country. 

In the last decade, Chris has taught thousands of golfers from California to Southern Europe. Chris' personality and enthusiasm is what makes him such a unique coach to the Urban Golf Performance team. 

 

 

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GOLF COACH

CHAD CANDELARIA

Chad has extensive knowledge and experience in the game as both a coach and a player. He was an elite junior player before making the switch into the coaching side of the game. He is an expert in utilizing ground force which is why distance is one of his specialties. 

Chad has the ability to speak the language to golfers of all skill levels with his combined experiences as a coach and as a player. 

DIRECTOR OF FITNESS 

LEO ROONEY

From Stockholm, Sweden, Leo has been playing golf for over 18 years. With a competitive background in college golf in Southern California and three years on the professional Tour in Europe, Leo also competed in long driving with a 445 yard record. 

By combining his degree in exercise science and personal golfing background, Leo helps golfers improve their game both on and off the course. Leo has also focused his studies on how body movement affects the golf swing, sports psychology, motor learning, skill acquisition, and strength and conditioning. 

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FITNESS TRAINER

RIAN CHAB

Rian moved from Maryland to Los Angeles to pursue a career in health and fitness. He successfully owned and operated a private gym for 6 years before deciding to make Urban Golf Performance his new home. 

Certified in Anatomy in Motion and NeuroKinetic Therapy, Rian strives to unlock every golfer's true potential and increase mobility with these movement techniques. 

He believes if one part of the body isn't functioning correctly, then the whole swing can be compromised. Once the problem is diagnosed, the golfer now has the tools to focus on the game and swing effortlessly. 

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH 

RYAN GLATT

Ryan grew up in Moorpark, CA with a passion for animal psychology, which shifted when he turned an overweight, sedentary lifestyle into a successful personal training career. He graduated from Moorpark College's esteemed Fitness Specialist Program, received a Bachelor's in Exercise Science from California Lutheran University, and has attended over 20 different training and certification courses from a variety of movement, fitness and soft-tissue experts. 

Certified as a Fellow of Applied Functional Science and in Kinesis Myofascial Integration, Ryan brings together functional movement, myofascial therapies, pain & brain science, and technology to create sound treatment and training strategies. 

His interests apply to how connective tissue, biomechanics, neuroscience, and technology can be leveraged to improve golf-specific performance and overall lifestyle improvement.

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MASTER CLUB FITTER

MATT MORA 

Matt's curiosity about how golf clubs affect ball flight led him to have various jobs within the golf industry, ranging from simple club work in a local pro shop, to his time spent fitting and custom building on Cleveland Golf's Tech Van, and working on club & shaft design as a Technical Director for KZGolf in North Hollywood. 

This Golf Digest Top 100 Club fitter works hand-in-hand with professional swing coaches and top fitness trainers at UGP. Matt's process has then developed to include analysis of swing dynamics and fitness screens to help educate his players about their equipment. 

CLUB FITTER 

KEVIN MOORE

Born in Galway in the West of Ireland, Kevin has over 20 years of experience in the golf industry. As a Class A Clubmaker and United States Golf Teachers Association member, he has spent the last 13 years improving the games, and clubs of many golfers in the Los Angeles area. 

Kevin brings his extensive knowledge of golf club components to the fitting philosophy of improved motion enhanced by properly fitted equipment. Kevin is passionate about helping every golfer in their quest for improvement.