Ryan Bishop

Ryan Bishop

USGTF, Teaching Professional

Get to Know Ryan Bishop

Ryan Bishop comes to Southern Dunes after coaching high school and college golf for the past five years. He is a Level III Certified Golf Teaching Professional with the United States Golf Teachers Federation and a member of the World Golf Teacher’s Federation.  This July he was chosen as one of the WGTF’s top 100 teachers in the world. Chosen out of 25,000 golf teaching professionals based on his teaching strategies and success, along with his contributions to the game of golf.

From 2015-2018 Ryan served as the Head Golf Coach for Indiana University Northwest.  While there Ryan led the men’s team to multiple team titles including their first victory in just their eighth event competed.  Their second victory produced a school record 18 hole score of 292 and in 2017 the men and women’s team finished in third place in the Aii Conference Finals which is their highest placement in school history.  During Ryan’s three years at IUN he coached Golf Stats #1 ranked player in the nation in par 3 scoring average and the 20th overall ranked player in the country. In his final year he was named Indiana University Northwest Athletics Coach of the Year 2017-2018.

Also serving as the Head Boy’s Golf Coach for Crown Point High School the past two seasons Ryan has produced two IHSAA State Finalist, Medalist of the IHSAA State Preview at Prairie View, an IHSAA Regional Medalist, and two IHSAA Sectional Medalists.  The Crown Point High School golf team has won seven straight IHSAA Sectional titles dating back to 2011 with Ryan being a part of the past five.  In his first season as head coach Ryan was named the Post Tribune Boys Golf Coach of the Year leading the Bulldogs to the Duneland Athletic Conference Title posting a team score of 302 and a 26-2 overall conference record, winning 26 straight conference matches. As the Junior Varsity coach for Crown Point High School Ryan’s team had an undefeated record for two consecutive seasons while also winning an IHSAA boy’s golf varsity tournament.

Ryan is a Ball State University graduate and joins the Southern Dunes family bringing his excitement, energy, and dedication to teach all levels of golfer.  His fun and friendly teaching style appeals to everyone and he can prepare you for any level of competition whether you are just starting to learn the game of golf or looking to play NCAA Division one Ryan can help get you there.

Ryan is married to his wife Nichole and they have 2 children Kate (8) and Victoria (4).



To schedule your lesson plan call or e-mail Ryan today! 

E-Mail: ryanbishop2234@yahoo.com

Phone: (574) 344 - 1100