Coach Liddick’s Biography

Coach Shelly Liddick played D1 college golf on a full scholarship at the University of Alabama- Birmingham. After a successful colligate career, she had several high finishes in National Amateur tournaments with a highlight of earning her way to the semi-finals of the Southern Amateur at Polo Fields Golf Club in Atlanta, GA. The following year he turn professional and played on the Futures Tour (now the Symetra Tour) and the Central Florida Tour.

During her recovery from a major shoulder surgery, Coach Liddick assisted her college coach with her golf instruction clients and in a short time began teaching private lessons. As a new golf instructor, Coach Liddick also took over coaching duties at her alma mater, UAB. As she began a career in teaching and coaching golf, she had an insatiable desire to continue to learn. She head out west to Arizona to a “teach the teachers” 5 day school led by Chuck Hogan. This is where Coach Liddick met her future husband. The 5 days in Arizona became the genesis of a life long and continuing curiosity into the study of human beings. How they develop, how they learn, how they process information, how they perform, what holds them back from performing their best and how to lead them to their desired states of performance.

Shelly Liddick and Ian Baker-Finch

Coach Liddick moved to Arizona and along with Chuck Hogan (her now husband), they opened the Golf Learning and Performance Center at The Raven Golf Club in Phoenix, AZ. They had a revolving door of who’s who of PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Nationally Ranked Amateurs and hundreds of mini-tour players come to their facility for coaching in performance, mental game improvement, club fitting, short game
improvement and taking game to next level.

Coach Liddick and Chuck Hogan took their show on the road (airplane) and have conducted their golf schools in New Zealand, Sweden, Germany, Australia and Canada to name a few international destinations. In 2010, Coach Liddick moved to Omaha, Nebraska and started the women’s golf program at Bellevue
University. With her international network, she quickly assembled a high performing team and finished 3 rd in NAIA National Tournament in just the 3 rd season.

Coach Liddick led the team to 44 Team Tournament Titles, 41 Individual Tournament Titles, and had a 12 year career winning percentage of 77%, highlighted in the 2013-14 season with a winning percentage of 95% Coach Liddick retired from college coaching in summer of 2022, and is continuing the journey in coaching at the David Ogrin Golf Academy in New Braunfels, TX (San Antonio). Coach Liddick met Coach
Ogrin when he was a client of her husband Chuck Hogan in 1995. Ogrin went on to have a highly successful PGA Tour Career including two wins, one of which is highlighted by beating Tiger Woods in the Texas Open.

Coach Liddick is continuing to feed her curiosity about human beings and holds a certificate in Applied Sports Psychology, NLP (communications), and EFT (emotional thought therapy). Her skills for leading golfers to their desired outcomes is highly touted and she has been recognized by the LPGA and was named LPGA National Coach of the Year two times.

Coach Liddick is in New Braunfels, TX October through March and in Omaha, Nebraska April through September. She is available for in person consulting or via zoom to any where in the world.

Personal: Coach Liddick has two magical children with Chuck Hogan: Taylor and Miakoda, and is the proud step mom of Mollie, Hannah and Micah, and Coach Liddick is the dog mommy of Javi.

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