Henri Reis, Director of Golf Instruction
Henri Reis is an internationally renowned PGA golf instructor and has been Annika’s only swing coach for over 20 years. A member of the Swedish PGA since 1980, Henri has taught over 25 years and has over 100 wins as a coach. As the top Swedish teacher, his clients range from beginners at the club level to the best in the world. He has passion for the game, and it shows in his unique ability to adjust his teaching methods to each individual. Henri’s simple approach focuses on basic fundamentals, which have been recognized over the years through his work with the Swedish National teams.
Kai Fusser, Director of Fitness
German born Kai Fusser, a certified personal trainer and sport nutritionist, brings a lifetime of experience to the ANNIKA Academy. From his many years of working with beginners to world champion athletes, Kai has the skill and expertise to create optimal personal fitness programs for guests enrolled in the Academy. His client base includes aspiring collegiate athletes, as well as professionals in the sports of swimming, wake boarding, water skiing, basketball, tennis and golf. Kai has served as Annika’s personal trainer for nearly a decade.
Charlotta Sorenstam, Director of Golf Operations
Charlotta Sorenstam was a member of the Swedish National Team for seven years. She captured the 1993 European Team Championship title and won the 1992 Angso Ladies Open. In 1993, Charlotta competed for the University of Texas and won the NCAA Championship title, as well as All-American honors. In 1994 she turned pro, and played on the Ladies European Tour. She has one LPGA Tour win, the 2000 Standard Register PING. Charlotta is an LPGA Class ‘A’ Teaching Professional and works alongside Henri Reis as a main instructor at ANNIKA Academy.
Mark Bereza, ANNIKA Academy Instructor
Mark Bereza was born in Ann Arbor and raised in East Grand Rapids, Michigan. His passion for sports began early including, downhill skiing, snowboarding, lacrosse, wind surfing and golfing, during Michigan’s long summer days. Over the past decade Mark has amassed an extensive set of skills working in the golf industry. From The Club at Cordillera in Vail, Troon North in Scottsdale, to Mystic Dunes and Hawk’s Landing in Orlando, Mark has a broad range of experience in Golf Instruction, Club Fitting, Event Management and Professional Golf Competition.
Emily is a from Denver, CO. As an adolescent she was a gymnast and a professional wakeboarder. She attributes much her success as an athlete to healthy nutrition and sport specific fitness training. Early on in her career she figured, if she wanted to beat the best, then she need training from the best. Kai Fusser was her off the water trainer who who worked with Emily to teach her everything she needed to know to be the strongest and healthiest athlete she could be. Kai’s training helped Emily win a World Championship and an X-Games Gold Medal, plus many more Championships, and it kept her injury free for 13 years as a professional athlete.
Junior lessons with any of our coaches are available upon request.