SwingU, the golf technology and media company, announced today that functional golf fitness and training expert, Gary Gray, has joined the company’s Master Faculty.
Gray is the founder and CEO of Gray Institute, the world’s foremost authority in functional training and rehabilitation. A respected physical therapist, trainer, educator, author, coach and inventor, Gray educates and certifies professionals that treat and train pro and collegiate athletes. Gray Institute has been a pioneer in video-centric training and is the originator and developer of several nationally-acclaimed educational programs, including the “Chain Reaction” series of seminars. Gray also is the recipient of the prestigious 2002 John Maley Award, which recognizes an individual for innovation in physical therapy.
“I’m honored to be a part of the SwingU Master Faculty,” said Gray. “I’ve spent my career educating professional trainers and therapists, so I’m excited for this new opportunity to engage directly with SwingU’s large, engaged golfer audience and help them better understand their body movements and how they affect the golf swing.”
Gray has treated & trained the best professional athletes in the world, including, but not limited to Mario Lemieux, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Kirk Cousins, Jason Day, Paul Casey, Jesper Parnevik, Bernhard Langer, as well as collegiate teams, pro teams, and the military (U.S. Navy Seals).
“Gary and I have become friends over the past few years, and it’s awesome to have him join our team of talented world-class instructors,” said Charles Cox, CEO of SwingU. “Gary has God-given talents in both communication and motivation, so I’m excited for our audience to learn how functional, integrated movements can help their golf games and make fitness and training a lot more fun.”
SwingU offers the industry’s easiest-to-use GPS, scorecard, statistics and instruction app and publishes daily content to golfers via the SwingU Clubhouse e-newsletter and website. In addition, SwingU provides advertising and direct-to-consumer solutions through SwingU Marketing and third-party app development through SwingU Academies. SwingU has grown to 4.5 million app users worldwide, building a best-in-golf reputation for on-the-course GPS & scorecard functionality and the most comprehensive golf instruction & coaching features in the world.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Hartford, Connecticut, SwingU is a golf technology and media company. The company owns and operates top-rated mobile apps: SwingU (GPS, scorecard, statistics & instruction); gottaGolf; and The Golf Tracer (social and ball tracing). SwingU Marketing offers world-class branded content & marketing services, giving advertisers access to SwingU Clubhouse, the most engaged daily golf e-newsletter in the world, as well as more than 1 million monthly active users across its app platforms. SwingU Academies develops customized, world-class apps for instructors and academies.
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