Meet the Pros
Brian Quinn, Director of Instruction
Brian Quinn, a four-year letter-winner at Temple (1987-90) and a professional golfer for 16 years, is in his 15th season as head golf coach at Temple University. Quinn won 17 professional tournaments and played on the Asian PGA, South African PGA, and South American PGA Tours. He is the director of instruction at the BQ Golf Academy in Conshohocken, PA.
Quinn played four seasons under Temple Hall of Fame head coach John MacDonald, earning All-Atlantic 10 honors as a senior in 1990. He helped the Owls to the NCAA Tournament in 1987 and to a pair of NCAA East Regionals in 1989 and 1990. The team also won the ECAC Championship and was second at A-10s in 1990. The Northborough, MA native won 17 professional tournaments, including most recently the 2003 Massachusetts Open Championship. Quinn also won the Greater Portland Open with a course-record 11-under par 61, a record that still stands today at the Riverside Golf Course. He was forced to retire from playing after a back injury in 2004.Quinn founded BQ Golf Academy in Conshohocken, PA where he is the director of instruction. Quinn is on the board of directors for the AM8 Foundation of fellow Temple Owl Aaron McKie and the First Tee of Philadelphia.
Rob Jeffrey, PGA Teaching Professional
Rob Jeffrey is a Class A, Quarter-Century Member of PGA of America. He has been teaching at BQ Golf Academy since 2005. Prior to coming to BQ Golf Academy Jeffrey taught at Philadelphia C.C., St. Davids G.C. and Philadelphia Cricket Club. He brings a tremendous amount of knowledge to his teaching. Jeffrey has extensive experience in working with junior golfers, ladies and golfers of all handicap levels.
Rich Parker, PGA Teaching Professional
A widely recognized golfer throughout the Upper Valley area, a former touring professional, and current Head Coach of Dartmouth University. Parker has had notable success on several professional tours. He was the PGA player of the year in two states; New Hampshire (1999) and Vermont (1997). He qualified for the 1990 U.S. Open at Medinah. Parker won the Vermont Open and is a 3-time winner of the NH Open. He won the Bangor Open, New England Open, and the Greater Portland (Maine) Open in 2003.