Cape Neddick Country Club is excited to be expanding our player development options for the 2021 season. With the addition of two more Professionals, we are thrilled to be providing extensive lesson and clinic options.
Meet Our Instructors
Ryne Varney, PGA, CGFI
Our Player Development Team is led by Director of Golf Ryne Varney. In his second season at CNCC, Ryne brings a wealth of instruction experience to our club. After playing college golf at Syracuse University, he gained immense experience at many fine clubs throughout the country, before in 2020 returning home to his native Maine. His students have ranged everywhere from beginners to touring professionals. Believing that the best way to improve your game is to make instruction as simple as possible, Ryne will ensure that you leave every lesson with a realistic game plan for improvement. He will give you the tools necessary to better your game, while not forcing you into any teaching methodology or practice requirements that your can’t achieve. Ryne has achieve the elite status of Certified Professional from the PGA of America, is a Titleist Perfomance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Professional, and is a Certified Coach with US Kids Golf. Check out some of his instruction videos here.
John Hickson, PGA
New to the Cape Neddick Country Club team for the 2021 Season is no stranger to golfers in Maine, John Hickson. After graduating from the University of Maine, John has amassed an impressive playing career, which includes winning PGA Section Player of the Year five times. John has also spent countless hours on the lesson tee with players of all abilities and has spent time as a club fitter with Callaway Golf. During the first few months of 2021, John has been caddying for Jenny Coleman on the LPGA Tour, including a third-place finish at the LPGA Drive-On Championship in March. John looks forward to bringing his skill-set to the golfers at Cape Neddick Country Club.
Also new to Cape Neddick Country Club for the 2021 Season is Kailey Coleman. A native of North Berwick, Kailey is starting her career as a Golf Professional, but she is certainly not new to the golf business. Kailey got her start in golf learning from her grandfather, a teaching professional. Attending Southern New Hampshire University on a golf scholarship, Kailey played four years for the Penmen, before earning a P.J. Boatwright Internship with the United States Golf Association and later working as an intern for the New Hampshire Golf Association. The last two years, she has spent working at a club in Naples, Florida, but is excited to be returning home to her native Maine.