Jeff Coston Golf Academy
What People Are Saying

What People Are Saying

I would recommend Jeff Coston to anyone at any level whether you are looking to break 80 or to go from 71 to 67. He will be able to break down the game in a way that anyone at any level can understand and learn from

Brian Jung Canadian PGA Pro

Jeff’s rare experience of having played at the highest level, combined with exceptional communication and technical knowledge, make him one of the very best instructors in America. Teaching beginners to professionals, his ability to get players to score lower on the course is where he excels.

Mike Bender Golf Digest 10 Best Instructors in America, 2009 PGA National Teacher of the Year, Coach of Master’s Champion Zach Johnson, Jeff Coston Golf School Partner

Jeff Coston is the rare combination of a great player and a great teacher. To excel at one requires dedication, to excel at both requires the combination of talent, dedication and hard work. I have had the pleasure of teaching side by side with Jeff and have been amazed by his commitment to his students Continue Reading

Mike Adams Golf Digest 50 Best Instructors in America, Golf Magazines 100 Best Teachers, Jeff Coston Golf School Partner

Jeff’s tour experience and teaching methods set him apart from other teaching pros, allowing him to instruct players from all abilities, including beginning juniors to advanced tour professionals. Jeff helped me elevate my game to the highest of levels, to achieve my goals of playing on the LPGA Tour. I consider Jeff a true mentor Continue Reading

Jennifer Greggain LPGA Tour Divison Member, Future’s Tour Member, CN Canadian Tour Player

As a thirty two year PGA Tour veteran I have seen many players as well as teachers come and go. Jeff Coston still remains both an exceptional player as well as a teacher. His constant thirst for knowledge of the golf game is an inspiration. There are very few teachers I would ask to take Continue Reading

Tim Simpson 4-Time PGA Champion, Member of Georgia Golf Hall of Fame

I’ve been lucky enough to spend alot of time with Jeff on and off the golf course. My game has changed dramatically under his guidance. He is so knowledgeable and what blows me away is his passion to continue learning. Above all he is an amazing person and he cares deeply about each person in Continue Reading

Zach Shriver Canadian Tour Player

I have known Jeff Coston now for almost 10 years. He is one of the most passionate people I know who continues to challenge me in golf and my life. He is very skilled at preparing for a golf tournament, breaking down the golf course, and having a tremendous game plan to shoot low scores Continue Reading

Allison Hanna LPGA Tour Player, Future’s Tour Player

Whether you’ve just started to develop your golf game or you’ve played for years Jeff has a remarkable talent to adapt his teaching to the ability of the student. He has taught my three teenage daughters as well as myself and has helped us all improve our games. Jeff’s ability to communicate with any student Continue Reading

Rob Gibbons PGA Professional

Any person looking to improve their golf skills and overall knowledge of the game should spend time with Jeff Coston. Jeff’s tournament playing experience combined with his genuine love for making his students play at the top of their ability level makes him a truly unique coach. Working with Jeff for several years has changed Continue Reading

Chris Lisk PGA Professional

I have known Jeff for over 10 years as a friend, fellow competitor, and as a coach. Jeff has been instrumental in the development of my full swing, short game, and course management skills. Since working with him, I have won several professional events in the Northwest as well as qualified for 4 Nationwide Tour Continue Reading

Scott Leritz PGA Professional

I have been a student of Jeff’s for nearly a decade. And I honestly cannot imagine where I would be without his guidance and instruction. From my junior golf days to collegiate golf, and now pursuing a career in professional golf, Jeff has been a focal point in helping shape, improve my golf game and Continue Reading

Renee Skidmore PGA Professional

I’ve known Jeff for nearly 30 years as a player, teacher, and friend. I don’t think there is anyone who has a better understanding of the key ingredients needed to become successful in golf and life.

Bill Porter PGA Professional

After attending multiple seminars with Jeff, his depth, knowledge and passion for the game allow him to communicate his message in ways that are easy to understand and will undoubtedly make you better.

Josh Fish PGA Professional

With a clear and direct approach to the eduction of the golf swing, combined with a personal understanding of the requirements to compete at the highest level, Jeff Coston's ability to inspire and motivate students of any level has been honed to perfection over the last 40 years.

John Kelley PGA Professional, John Kelly Golf

Like an aged southern whiskey, Jeff Coston's educational style is smooth and direct. Offering the edginess of a seasoned tour player, combined with the compassion of a loving father. Spending time with him as a friend or student is informative, inspirational and motivating.

John Kelley PGA Professional, John Kelly Golf

Jeff’s experience as a player has benefited my daughter in her quest to play as a mature professional tour player. His sound knowledge of the game and his technical expertise has equipped her for success as she pursues playing professionally.

Mr. Choi Father of Aram Choi

Jeff Coston is an amazing teacher. He focuses equally on the swing and on the elements of being a successful competitive golfer. My daughter and son have both taken lessons from him for the last 10 years. My son is on his college golf team and my daughter is being courted to play on a Continue Reading

Shaun Hughes

Jeff is more than a golf teacher, he is a coach, trainer and mentor (and sometimes sports psychologist) to all that he teaches. Our daughter has worked with Jeff for a while and he has taken her from a beginning golfer to a competitor. He teaches his students how to practice efficiently, and helps workout Continue Reading

Drew and Karen Orem

Jeff has been a positive influence in my son’s life. He focuses not only on golf but school, physical and emotional health. He teaches his students that all areas of your life are important in order for you to do your best in golf. Jeff is always there for his students, as a teacher and Continue Reading

Sandra Lindsay

Our son has taken lessons from Jeff Coston for the last few years. It has been an amazing experience. Eric has grown into an outstanding golfer and young man. Jeff has a wonderful connection with his students, guiding them with their golf swing and also life choices. Jeff is just so steady and positive. We Continue Reading

Craig and Sally Hersman

My daughter has been a student of Jeff’s since 2008. Starting as a reluctant student, Jeff has brought Lana to a point where she truly enjoys the game, willingly practices and has gained enough confidence in her game to inspire her to compete in tournaments. Jeff has a way of bringing out the potential in Continue Reading

Janice Gill

Jeff worked with my daughter to develop clear goals and a concrete work plan and then provided the instruction, motivation and inspiration needed to execute the plan and achieve the goals.

Phil Sharpe

Jeff has worked with my son for 5 years now,and has taken him from a raw but promising freshman in high school to a freshman in college with a scholarship to play the game he loves. What I like about Jeff’s teaching is that he can relate to all the things a golfer can and Continue Reading

Bob Jaeger

When our son expressed an interest in taking his golf game to the next level, it prompted me to seek the advice of a Head Golf Professional that I trust and respect a great deal. When posed with the question of which teaching professional he would hire to instruct his own child, he responded without Continue Reading

Dave & Julie Nickerson

Jeff Coston has been the best golf teacher for my son … hands down! Some people who are great golfers are not great teachers, but Jeff is both! Jeff is really able to hone in on what is needed and makes each lesson so personalized and potent. Not only does he understand the mental game Continue Reading

Taffy Frost

We have two daughters that take lessons from Jeff. Our oldest daughter plays college golf and has been working with Jeff for five years. Our youngest daughter just started high school and has been taking lessons for a little over a year. We have found that Jeff not only gives golf lessons but valuable life Continue Reading

Antoinette & Emmett Branigan

For the past 4 years our two daughters have been instructed by Jeff Coston at Semi-ah-moo in Blaine, Washington. We have watched them grow and develop as both players and individuals under Jeff’s tutelage. He is able to relate to them as both a player and a teacher and has been able to help our Continue Reading

Bill and Mary Margaret Pless

I am a senior amateur golfer who despite owning a 10 handicap, had become very frustrated with my ball striking and specifically the lack of athleticism that I had always felt playing golf relative to other sports that I had competed in over the years. I had taken many lessons and practiced hard to attain Continue Reading

Brian Murray

55 and my first tournament win (club champion)! Who said taking lessons doesn’t help! Much better ball-striking thanks to Jeff’s coaching.

Net Club Champion 2016

Jeff is a very talented and dedicated teacher who inspires his students to reach their potential. An emphasis on solid ball striking, the mental game, putting and the short game, and the simple yet effective drills he teaches were a revelation to me. I have taken lessons from many PGA teachers in Washington state, including Continue Reading

Howard Lazzarini

I usually do not leave feedback, but what Jeff has done for my golf game is just unreal. I have been playing golf for a while and have had some lessons in the past. When Jeff first evaluated my swing, he said right from the start “We need to rebuild your swing.” What I like Continue Reading

Ty Sauve

I met Jeff this past August when golf was frustrating for me and feeling like a chore that I had to do everyday. As I have taken lessons from Jeff over the last three months he has changed the whole way I approach my golf game. Golf has once again become a friend that I Continue Reading

Aram Choi

8:30 a.m., 48 degrees, slight drizzle. “Let’s start with putting” Jeff says. 10 stations, loser does 10 pushups per hole lost. Jeff reminds you he has already done 1000 pushups for fun before he left home. Before you start the contest must do 10 long putts to nowhere to get feel of green (which I Continue Reading

Alex McMenamin high school golfer

At the beginning of my junior year, I knew I had to play well. Adults and fellow competitors had told me that if I wanted to play collegiate golf, I had to be at the top of my game and impress. I came into the season wanting and hoping to play my best. As I Continue Reading

Joe Worley high school golfer

I am a new student of Jeff Coston. My first lesson felt like talking to a sports psychologist about how to improve my confidence during golf tournaments. I have only been working with him for three coaching sessions now, but I already feel like a much improved golfer. Jeff Coston is not a quick fix Continue Reading

Caitlin Maralack high school golfer

I first met Jeff during the summer before my freshman year in high school. I didn’t know much about the golf swing at the time, but immediately, Jeff taught me the key areas of path and impact. Utilizing innovative drills and unique methods of practice, he makes it easier to master these essential parts of Continue Reading

Sid Raman high school golfer

In late August, 2012, my deteriorating golf game hit its low point in a two-day tournament where, over the course of 36 holes, I was unable to make a single really good swing. After the tournament I quit the game “forever”. One of my golf buddies, not willing to allow his buddy to give it Continue Reading

Joel Grant senior golfer

When I first came to see Jeff I was a 14-index with unrealized potential. Jeff helped me learn the proper swing path and efficient routes to that path. Lots of drills, feedback devices, encouragement, golf stories, videos…and patience. As my physical skills progressed we worked on the mental side, how to manage the course, creative Continue Reading

Jeffrey Ross senior golfer

My name is Kathy and I have been a student of Jeff Coston since July, 2006. For years I played competitive amateur golf but was never able to improve my performance. I had lofty goals of competing at the highest levels of amateur golf but a swing and a mental game that would not allow Continue Reading

Kathyrn Provazek senior golfer

Jeff Coston, in my opinion, is the best golf instructor in the Northwest. He has helped me in all apsects of my life, and his caring attitude goes beyond the golf course. The instruction Jeff gives comes with great passion for the game. After years under his guidence I realize all the aspects to becoming Continue Reading

Jeff Neeley college player

I’ve been working with Jeff Coston for 4 years now. When I first started working with Jeff I had only been golfing for 4 years. I spent many rounds struggling and fumbling my way around the golf course. Not really improving, I had peaked, plateaued, felt frustrated. Now that I am working with Jeff he Continue Reading

Shari Boggs senior golfer

Jeff Coston has helped me improve my game in ways I didn’t even know were possible. He helps me set goals and meet them. We spend lots of time working on all aspects of my game and make improvements using a wide variety of techniques that really help me learn and improve my skills. Since Continue Reading

Sarah Gibb high school golfer

Over the past two and a half years or so, I have been going to Jeff Coston for golf lessons. In this timeframe Jeff has taken me from a golfer who was struggling to break 90 to the college golfer I am today. I have enjoyed our journey the entire time. Jeff has a way Continue Reading

Eric Hersman college player

Jeff has been one of the most important people in my golf and in my life. Through his instruction he enabled me to accomplish the goals we set and helped me mentally and emotionally along the way.

Katie Sharpe Junior/Highschool Champion and College Player

Jeff doesn’t just show you how to swing a golf club, he breaks down the game in a way that anyone can learn from and take with them forever. The greatest thing Jeff has taught me is how to practice with a purpose to get the most out of my time. It’s one thing to Continue Reading

Katya Case college player

Great teachers combine knowledge, skill, understanding and communication not just to learn, but to enjoy the process of learning. Jeff Coston has the perceptive eye and the knowledge of competitive golf to pinpoint areas in your game that need improvement. He then develops a series of activities and learning points for you to improve your Continue Reading

Shaun Hughes senior golfer

Jeff is an amazingly inspirational and hard-working instructor as well as a competitive tournament golfer. Jeff’s dedication is evident by his rigorous practice and teaching schedule that continues through rain or shine, and the occasional snow.

Mike Jaeger Junior Champion and college player

I have taken lessons from Jeff Coston for the last two years. During these two years, Jeff has managed to not only better my golf swing, but my mental game as well. Jeff has devoted countless hours to improving my game and helping me to understand all aspects of the game, as well as all Continue Reading

Jarrett Foote Junior Champion and College Player

As one who has returned to golf after a hiatus of many years, I have been pleasantly surprised by my interaction with instructor Jeff Coston. Not all experts have the insight or patience to teach their game to others. However, Jeff has an almost uncanny understanding of the requirements for a functional reproducible golf swing Continue Reading

Alan Williams senior golfer

During the past seven years of receiving instruction from Jeff Coston at the Jeff Coston Golf Academy, I am convinced that there is no one in this region better qualified for advancing golfers both young and old of all skill levels. His genuine ambition for improving students to be all they can be on and Continue Reading

Brittany Tallman

I have known Jeff since 1998. In that time he has been my golf instructor, teacher, coach, friend, mentor and biggest fan. Every time I have the opportunity to work or talk with Jeff, I know it is significant and special. From individual lessons to golf camps, Jeff provides a learning atmosphere where one can Continue Reading

Lauren M. Ressler college golf coach

Jeff Coston teaches much more than how to swing the club; he teaches how to think, score, and become a complete golfer. Jeff really cares about his students, and I trust him entirely. Jeff took me from missing state to finishing seventh-place in one year.

James Hiester high school golfer

Jeff has helped me so much with my golf game! I have learned so much from him. He has helped me to be able to reach every one of my golf goals and many other goals I will have. I don’t think I would be as good of a golfer I am today if I Continue Reading

Audrey Orem

Over the years I’ve had an opportunity to get paired with Jeff and through the experience felt he could help me to improve my game. I began by scheduling a lesson and immediately into the first lesson realized that I was getting far more than just a swing mechanics lesson. In all the lessons you Continue Reading

Tim O’Neal

Jeff, thank you ever so much for this journey to finally begin to play golf. I am embracing the process and look forward to great things.

Steve G.

As a former PGA Professional, I have competed against, played with and caddied for Jeff Coston. I can tell you hands down he out-works everyone both physically and mentally, constantly striving to be a little better each day, never settling for less than his best, EVERY SINGLE DAY. I have watched Jeff hit balls for Continue Reading

Ernie Happala former PGA Member

Jeff has been giving lessons to my son, who has improved tremendously over the course of past year. Over this time he is happy to help me also with my golf game. Last time he game me a 15 minute lesson and it completely changed my golf game. I have had lots of lessons and Continue Reading

Vikas M.

Just wanted to shoot you a note and say Thank You again. Things are definitely coming along, and the last two rounds I've played I made 8 birdies and 7 birdies each. I feel better and more in control of my ball than I have in a while. The hope is turning into confidence again Continue Reading

PNW PGA Professional

Jeff is a longtime friend teaching golf to my father, brother, and I for some 20+ years. Over the last two seasons, when I picked golf back up after spending a number of years abroad, he has been my dedicated swing coach. Jeff’s wisdom, passion and energy for the game are not only motivational but Continue Reading


A little over a year ago, my wife and I decided to find a new coach for our son Adam. Adam has been golfing since he was 6 years old and at age thirteen, he was frustrated about his golf game and was almost ready to quit.  He still loved the game but he felt Continue Reading

Bill Weberg

The two outside resources I choose are Jeff Coston and Mike Bender.  Jeff Coston supplies daily instructional video tips with his voice on Twitter under @coston_jeff and Mike Bender supplies daily Instagram with instructional video tips: @mikebender.  I know most young pros are on social media and I wish I had a daily doses of Continue Reading

Pete Kelbel PGA Professional

Tom Lehman

Jeff Coston is one of the most talented golfers I've ever played with. Beyond that, he's one of the nicest guys I know.

Tom Lehman - 2010 Senior PGA Champion, 2006 Ryder Cup Captain, 1996 British Open Champion

Jeff is one of the very best instructors in America.

Mike Bender - Coach of Zach Johnson, 2007 Masters Champion, 2015 Open Champion, Golf Digest Top 10

Mike Adams

I've taught side by side with Jeff. I've been amazed by his ability to diagnose the problem and communicate the cure.

Mike Adams - World Golf Teachers Hall of Fame Inductee 2016, 2016 PGA Teacher of the Year Golf Magazine Top 100, Golf Digest Top 50

Coston is an amazing teacher, but better person. I don’t believe there is anybody that rivals his golf acumen and commitment!  That commitment extends to all his students. He breaks down the game for your individual make up, maximizing your strengths. Coston has helped me tremendously in understanding the game and improving my skills, always Continue Reading

Michael Ebert

My son recently turned professional. Over the last year, we've had the great fortune of meeting and spending time with Jeff Coston. Let's just say when the student is ready, the mentor will arrive. This has certainly proven true in our case. Jeff is just one of those people who exudes positivity and faith, resulting in Continue Reading

Jason Wallace

I have been working with Jeff for a few months through a combination of online training and visiting his golf academy in person.   Jeff has had a significant influence on me and my golf game in a short period of time.   Jeff is consistent and convicted in his views of the golf game and blends Continue Reading

Brian Gallahue

I attended the Coston-Bender two-days golf school for my fourth year. Each year, I take more home in terms of strength and weakness. I now know how to practice and the value of working in stations to improve my swing. Jeff and Mike are two of the nicest and professional people I know. I encourage Continue Reading

Golf School Student

The Coston-Bender golf clinic was the best golf school we have ever attended. It is one thing to be given good information, but Jeff and Mike impart so much more: they provide true golf wisdom, tested and proven by years of competition, and the success of their students. The drills they recommended are 100% individualized Continue Reading

John L.

Jeff's tournament knowledge and mental game combine with Bender’s expertise in the golf swing and inside the mind of a major winner. This combination of two amazing coaches creates a very in-depth dive to allow [students] to really change and improve their golf game. This experience is truly amazing and benefits our golf swing and Continue Reading

Golf School Student

Very informational and I learned a lot. Both Bender and Jeff know everything about golf that I wanted to know. Everything that I wanted to learn, I ended up learning.

Golf School Student

Thoroughly enjoyed the school. Two consummate expert professionals. The knowledge that both Mike Bender and Jeff Coston have, both are truly experts in all aspects of the game. No more guessing and countless hours of frustration trying to figure out this game by myself.

Golf School Student

Ethan started his golf lessons with Jeff on September 25th, 2021, marking the very month he celebrated his 12th birthday. Throughout the last two years, our routine involved bi-weekly or tri-weekly commutes between our residence in Sammamish, WA, and Jeff’s Golf Academy in Blaine, WA. Witnessing Ethan's evolution from a youngster to a teenager, I, Continue Reading

Mr. Yang

Jeff's passion for the game is infectious and inspiring. As an instructor, he's simplified my golf, swing and giving me the tools and knowledge to continually improve. More importantly, though, Jeff has been a coach and mentor who motivates me to work hard and believe in my game. He speaks from experience, and I always Continue Reading

John D.