We are proud to offer golf instruction to players of all levels at the Quarry.  Be it a beginning golfer who is just learning the game or a seasoned low handicapper who is wanting to fine tune some aspects, we have the golf instruction staff to help you out.

Sean Etheredge                  
Director of Instruction

Sean has been an instructor here at the Quarry for over 15 years and holds certifications as a Stack and Tilt Network Instructor, a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor and as a Class A PGA Professional.  In addition to his role here at the Quarry, he is the Men’s Golf Coach at Trinity University.  You can email Sean at  To visit Sean’s Stack and Tilt golf instruction page, click here.

Carla Spenkoch
LPGA Golf Instructor

Carla has also been an instructor at the Quarry for over 15 years.  She is also the Director of Golf and Head Women’s Golf Coach at Trinity University just a few miles from The Quarry.  Named one of the Top Texas Women’s Instructors by Texas Golf For Women Magazine, Carla is also a Life Member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Division.  You can email Carla at

Jim Barker
PGA Class A Professional

Jim is a former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour Player and has been teaching golf for over 40 years.  Jim has been awarded the South Texas Teacher Of The Year, The Harvey Penick Teacher Of The Year and he has been named a teacher in the nation by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine.

Miguel Amaya
Senior Assistant Golf Professional / PGA Apprentice

Miguel has been with The Quarry for 5 years and is nearing the completion of his Class A PGA Professional Certification. Miguel also worked at the South Padre Island Golf Course for 3 years where he focused on junior golf lessons and trying to grow the game. To contact Miguel you can email him at