Russel is a native of Rhode Island and spent his entire youth excelling in competitive sports. Coming to the game of golf after a baseball career helped Russel keep his competitive juices flowing. His golf career began at Foxwoods Golf & Country Club in Richmond, Rhode Island over 20 years ago.
Joining the staff at the Jim Mclean Golf School in 2014 was a dream come true and made Russel a better, very aware and more consistent instructor. Russel is currently a PGA Apprentice and has become proficient in Trackman, Flight Scope and a certified club fitter for Ping, Titleist and Taylor Made. Being able to work with individuals of all abilities is strength of Russel’s coaching. He currently instruct juniors, ladies and men, adapting to his students and not instructing one golf swing. Helping his students achieve consistent center of club face contact and understanding when it doesn’t occur. He is a passionate golfer who has the honor of 5 career hole in ones in three different states.