Sanford POWER Golf Academy adds Seth Heppner to staff

The Sanford POWER Golf Academy has added Seth Heppner to the staff as an academy specialist.

Heppner, a native of Crookston, Minn., earned over 10 top-five finishes and Academic All-American honors in his four year golfing career at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Following his collegiate playing career, Heppner stayed in the Golden Eagles golf program, spending five years as the assistant men’s and women’s golf coach. Heppner has also worked alongside multiple touring professionals while in Arizona at Whisper Rock Golf Club. Most recently, he served as senior golf pro at Five Iron Golf in Chicago, Ill.

“I am excited and grateful for this opportunity to join the Sanford POWER Golf Academy team. Golf has taught me a number of crucial lessons and provided countless experiences that have helped me grow as both a coach and mentor,” said Heppner. “The Fargo-Moorhead metro is a great golf community, and I cannot wait to help grow the game and dive in to that untapped potential in our region.”

“Seth is going to be a great addition to our academy team,” said Sam Vosler, lead golf academy specialist with the Sanford POWER Golf Academy. “In addition to playing collegiately, Seth’s experience coaching at both the collegiate and professional level will help raise the bar in numerous ways to help people improve their golf game.”

The Sanford POWER Golf Academy, the most comprehensive golf program in the region, recently opened its Fargo location inside the newly renovated Austad’s Golf, 4474 23rd Ave. S. The Academy utilizes the Sanford POWER Program, whose goal is to improve athletic performance by stressing the principles of proper functional movement through customized programming based on an individual’s specific needs and includes board-certified sports physical therapists.

The academy features award-winning instructors, golf movement experts, strength and condition coaches and a full 3-D motion capture lab with a designated golf biochemist. Technology at the Sanford POWER Golf Academy includes:

  • Trackman
  • PuttView
  • 3-D Motion Capture System
  • Force Plates
  • GASP High-Speed Video Coaching System

For more information on the academy, visit here.