Michael Cestone’s passion is teaching and coaching golf to help students reach their goals. Cestone Golf Academy was born in 2010 and has been growing ever since.
Michael is certified with TrackMan, K-Motion 3D, USGTF, WGCA, Callaway Club Fitting, SCOR Golf club fitting (Now Ben Hogan), Golf Genius Tournament Software. He is currently in the PGA Apprentice program and will continue his education until he becomes a class A PGA member. He trained with some of the best golf instructors (Andrew Rice, Cameron McCormik, David Orr, George Gankas, Sean Foley, Grant Waite, James Siekmann) at Coach Camp.
Michael has extensive knowledge working with junior golfers, coaching his sons to over 30 wins on various junior golf tours. He coached the Abington Heights High School Golf Team to a 10-3-2 record in his first year as head coach, with a team that graduated 5 starters from the previous year. He was an assistant coach for the girls golf team at Scranton Prep High School for three years. He also coached for 2 ½ years at The First Tee of Tampa Bay.
Michael has played amateur golf his entire life. He started 4 years on his high school golf team. He is a Club Champion and a runner up 4 times at the Country Club of Scranton. He has won, with his father, 7 Father's Day tournaments, 3 member/member tournaments and 3 senior /junior tournaments at the Country Club of Scranton.
Michael Cestone is a dedicated, hard working, give 100% type of person. His mission is to provide golfers of all abilities the necessary lessons and coaching to achieve their goals.
A junior at USF, Michael has been playing golf since he was 2 years old and playing competitively since the age of 8. He has competed and won many tournaments on the U.S Kid's Tour, Philly Junior Tour, AJGA, and Florida Jr Tour. He won the Pa. Junior Junior Championship at age 13.
As a sophomore at Scranton Prep HS, his team finished 2nd in the Pa State Championship, best finish in school history. Since moving to Florida in June 2015 he has been a coach at Cestone Golf Academy and was coaching and running golf tournaments at The First Tee of Tampa Bay.
Michael has studied extensively the swings of Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Byron Nelson and more, which has lead to the teaching philosophy at Cestone Golf Academy.
A junior at USF, Frank has been playing golf since he was 2 years old. He has won and competed in tournaments for eight years on the U.S. Kid's Golf Tour, Philadelphia Junior Golf Tour, AJGA Tour, and the Florida Junior Tour.
In his freshman year of high school at Scranton Prepatory School, he finished t-1 at the district tournament with a score of 70. In his sophmore year at Scranton Prep high school, his team finished second in the PIAA Golf State Championship and Frank was the low scorer at the tournament. Since moving to Florida in June 2015, he has been a coach at Cestone Golf Academy and was coaching and running golf tournaments at The First Tee of Tampa Bay.
Frank has studied extensively the swings of Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Byron Nelson and more, which has lead to the teaching philosophy at Cestone Golf Academy.
Gianna has been playing golf since she was 5 years old. She participated in junior golf growing up and also played on the golf team in high school.
Gianna attended college at Florida Atlantic University where she studied Exercise Science and Health Promotion. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and has teamed up with our academy to properly train our clients. There is a lot that goes into the golf swing, so it is important to train your body physically, mentally, and spiritually so that it can move effectively and efficiently.