IJGA coach Karen Harrison, smiles against a black IJGA logo background

Karen Harrison

Director of Health and Athletic Development

Karen Harrison emphasizes the importance of training the right way and takes injury prevention seriously. Originally from Brisbane, Australia, she trained as a podiatrist and has extensive experience managing overuse injuries. Karen has worked with IJGA for over 10 years as the Health and Athletic Development Director. She earned a prestigious Sports Nutrition qualification through the International Olympic Committee and has 12 years of experience in Golf BioDynamics. In her free time, she enjoys working out, spending time with friends, and lives by the motto, “eat well, travel often.”  What’s your greatest asset/area of expertise?  Knowledge of health, golf biomechanics, and exercise science can aid in performance enhancement, injury prevention, and college preparation for young golf athletes. What’s your favorite part of working at IJGA?  The variety in our work, interaction with coaches, and seeing our students improve.

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