Originally from Pennsylvania, Brian has worked at some of the top facilities in the country including, Turning Stone Resort and Casino in New York and Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in southwestern Pennsylvania. During this journey, Brian has dedicated his career to helping golfers play better and have more fun! He has achieved success working with everyone from brand new golfers to weekend warriors to competitive junior players and top amateur players. Since he began his career, Brian has helped over 50 junior golfers receive scholarships to continue their golf at the next level. During this journey Brian’s hard work has been recognized by his peers with awards and nominations including being named as the Tri-State PGA’s Teacher of the Year in 2014. In 2016 Brian was recognized by Golf Digest as one of the Top 40 Instructors in the U.S. under the age of 40. Brian is passionate about providing opportunities for junior golfers and was recognized by U.S. Kids Golf as a top junior golf coach in 2016. Brian considers himself a student of the game at his core and has learned from some of the top teachers in the nation, with whom he credits with helping shape his philosophy. Brian is a Level 2 Certified Trackman Instructor and brings an exciting new approach to game improvement that was recently featured in Forbes Magazine. This unconventional new method is designed to be efficient and to accelerate the results from coaching programs. Click here to read the article. In addition to his instruction background, he has established himself as a respected club-fitter, with certifications from nearly every manufacturer. Brian is also a graduate of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA with a degree in Communications.
Born and raised in Herndon VA, Johnlen Trianna is a PGA certified golf professional. Johnlen has been playing golf since he was 2 years old. Johnlen’s golf journey began at a very young age when he was introduced to the game and quickly fell in love with it. After a very successful junior golf career, Johnlen played 4 years of high school golf, with the first two years at Herndon High School. After a family move to Dallas, Texas, Johnlen’s talents helped to elevate the team to a State Championship in 2009. After graduating in 2010, Johnlen decided to go to New Mexico State University to play golf. Johnlen’s quest to playing competitive golf took a different direction when his mother decided to join him at New Mexico State where they both entered the golf world from a different side in joining the Professional Golf Management program. Johnlen and his mother became the first mother son duo to graduate from the PGA/PGM program that is now in its 32nd year of development. While finishing the accreditation process of becoming a PGA member, Johnlen found himself back in his hometown, working at The Golf Club at Lansdowne. After starting as a tournament coordinator, Johnlen worked as an Assistant Golf Professional at the club. At the inception of the Lansdowne Golf Academy in 2017, Johnlen transitioned to a Teaching Professional role where he continues to share his passion for the game and knowledge of instruction with members and guests of the club.