Our Team

TEAM AMPD is a tribe of talented, specialized trainers & coaches devoted to developing the inner-athlete. The never-ending pursuit of perfection in sport and life is best transformed with a team of dedicated supporters feverishly working together with a unified approach. Those who join Team AMPD and commit to the process reap the benefits of life’s greatest achievements.

Damon Goddard

Director of Performance / Partner

Damon attended Lee University where he played soccer and earned All-American and All-Conference player honors three times. Damon earned his bachelor’s degree in Fitness and Wellness and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine. Additionally, Damon is a Level-3 Certified Golf Performance Instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute. Damon currently serves as an Advisory Board member for the Southern Methodist University Applied Physiology and Sport Management Department as well as the Golf Academy of America- DFW. He is a frequent guest on PGA Tour Radio’s “Golf Talk America” and a guest on the Golf Channel. Damon is considered one of the leading experts in golf performance conditioning and currently works with a host of PGA, LPGA, collegiate, and elite junior golfers. With over 18 years of experience in the sports performance and fitness industry, Damon specializes in golf performance conditioning and has gained notoriety through speaking at seminars and his writings for sport publications. Damon’s knowledge of the body and his experiences as an athlete and educator give him a unique and effective approach to sports performance training. His biggest source of inspiration and his daily 'why' can be found in his two boys.

Andrew Banner

VP & Director of Operations

Andrew graduated from Methodist University with a BS in business administration and was part of the Professional Golf Management Program. While attending Methodist University, Andrew interned and mentored under the direction of multiple elite golf instructors including: Eric Eshleman, Director of Golf at the Country Club of Birmingham, Mike McGetrick, Director of Golf at Colorado Golf Club and Jim Mclean at his golf school at the Doral Golf Resort. Upon graduation, Andrew attended Clarion University to pursue his MBA. While at Clarion University, he was the graduate assistant woman’s golf and basketball coach. Andrew is certified as a Personal Trainer, Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Sean Carey

Sports Performance Coach

Sean was a Sergeant in The United States Army Infantry and served four years with the 10th Mountain Division. He was deployed for a 12 month combat tour in Eastern Afghanistan. After coming back to the states he pursued a degree in Golf Complex Operations at the Golf Academy of America. Sean graduated with honors in December of 2014. His love for Golf and fitness is what brought him to Golf Performance. Sean is a certified Personal Trainer and is currently studying to become a Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

Andrew Cummings

Sports Performance Coach

Andrew attended the University of Utah where he earned a bachelors of science degree with an emphasis in Exercise and Sport Science and minored in Nutrition. While attending the University of Utah, Andrew interned with the sports performance department where he worked with men’s golf, basketball and men’s and women’s Alpine and Nordic Skiing. After completion of his undergraduate degree, Andrew spent a year and a half at the University of Louisville in the sports performance department. At Louisville, Andrew worked with the men’s and women’s golf, baseball, men’s soccer, women’s volleyball and track and field. Andrew is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialists (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Tim Mahoney

Director of Instruction

Tim has been teaching in the national and international arena for over 35 years. Tim’s teaching philosophies were honed during his years with the Golf Digest Schools as he taught along side some of the greatest instructors in the world including: Chuck Cook, Jim Flick, Peter Kostis, Davis Love, Jr., Paul Runyan and Bob Toski. Tim’s commitment to the improvement of his students, both professional tour players and amateurs alike, is unflagging. This commitment is the cornerstone of his instruction philosophy. Tim is a member of the PGA of America.

Seth Klarin

Sports Performance Coach

Seth earned a Master's Degree in Sports Sciences from Florida State University while also working with the FSU strength staff for 2 years, working with all athletes from football to swimming to track and field. He also earned his Bachelor's Degree from FSU in Exercise Science. Seth joins the AMPD Golf Performance team after working at private training facilities in South Florida for the past 2 years, training athletes from high school, college, and professional ranks. He is a certified strength coach (NSCA-CSCS), certified personal trainer (ACSM-CPT), and is currently working on becoming a Level 1 Precision Nutrition Coach.

Phil Donnelly

President & CEO

Phil spent the past thirty years as an executive in the banking and finance industry, serving in various leadership roles and as a general counsel and secretary to the boards of a number of financial institutions, including that of a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary. Phil has extensive experience in M&A including the acquisition of numerous financial institutions and portfolio companies. Prior to becoming a co-founding member of AGP, Phil was EVP, General Counsel and part owner of a large regional bank in the Pacific Northwest; helping create, after nine successful acquisitions, a $10 billion financial institution.

Phil brings to AGP, a passion for fitness and golf, and is committed to providing all clients, from those seeking to improve their quality of life, those seeking to improve their fitness and golf swing, and those seeking a life on the PGA or LPGA Tour, a quality and personalized experience at any of our facilities.