SwingSmart Golf Analyzer: Swing Training Aid Puts “GOLF FIRST”
We are golfers first! We want to use the latest technology in a way to benefit players of all skill levels.
4 Key Numbers plus 3D Swing View Analyze Your Golf Swing
SwingSmart Golf Analyzer is different type of golf swing training aid -- because we’re golfers ourselves. We don’t want to bury you in stats and graphs about your swing. (Save that for the scientists.) We think golfers need less clutter in our minds when practicing or playing.
We present objective information on key metrics of the golf swing that will help you improve on-course performance: Swing Tempo, Swing Speed, Face Angle, and Angle of Attack.
Don’t want to look at numbers? Then just look at your golf swing on the 3D Swing View. Our golf swing training aid philosophy is simple: we bring cutting-edge technology to timeless golf instruction to help you become the best golfer that you can be with your skills and your swing.
Conceived, Engineered, and Manufactured in the U.S.A.
We support U.S. workers! The SwingSmart Golf Analyzer is designed, engineered, and assembled in the U.S.A. Our iPhone and iPad apps are designed by U.S. engineers. Nothing about our golf swing training aid is off-shored.
SwingSmart Golf Analyzer is a patent-pending product of NewSpin Golf, LLC, a U.S. technology company that cares about GOLF FIRST.
Our team is dedicated to revolutionizing golf swing training for both the casual and committed player.
Chief Executive Golfer (uh, Officer) – Angelo Papadourakis
Angelo’s many hobbies include playing golf, watching golf, studying golf, reading golf publications, training for golf, and creating golf inventions.
He has over 20 years of experience in building and managing business organizations. Angelo started his business career as an attorney specializing in litigation and criminal defense and later transitioned from practicing law to trading stock index futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME). For several years, Angelo was the principal of a brokerage group at the CME that dealt with customer executions of stock index trading in the S&P 500 and the Nikkei 225 futures. Angelo received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana and a Juris Doctor from DePaul University. Angelo is currently a member of the Illinois Bar. But mostly, he’s on a golf course somewhere . . .
Chief Technology Officer – Thomas McClaughry
Tom has over 28 years of experience (has it really been that long??) developing and bringing to market advanced technology products, initially with Motorola, Inc., followed by his own company, Future Vision Technologies, Inc. Tom has directed technology groups for research, development, testing, manufacturing, installation, and customer support. Tom’s teams have created and brought to market leading-edge technology products including: secure wireless communications systems for Federal and State governments, enterprise class Web-based client server systems for the Healthcare market, and complex embedded software algorithms for voice coding and recognition. Tom has been responsible for creating and managing intellectual property portfolios, administering product development budgets, and working with regulatory agencies to develop and comply with standards. Tom received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana, an M.S. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a B.S. in Applied Physics with high honors from DePaul University. Tom holds 5 issued patents.
Chief Operating Officer – Richard Paulk
Rich has 20 years of experience working in the telecommunications, health care, education, and retail sectors. Rich successfully functioned in senior leadership roles, serving as a trusted advisor and number two executive and has a long track record of successful execution, both as an individual contributor and as a leader. Previously, he was a principal at 3d Health, a health care strategy consulting firm. Rich’s services to 3d Health clients included opportunity evaluation, due diligence, transaction structuring, negotiation, and third party facilitation. Prior to joining 3d Health, Rich served as Vice President and CFO of a $150 million subsidiary of the Washington Post Company; COO of a start-up technology company; and CFO of a $1 billion division of Sears, Roebuck and Co. He also spent several years in the corporate venture organization at Motorola, where he negotiated and participated as a principal in several large, successful investments. Rich holds a BA in Psychology from Harvard College and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Michigan. He is a licensed CPA in the state of Virginia.
Vice President, Hardware Development – Michael McClaughry
For four decades Mike has developed technology and lead R&D teams for Bell Systems, Motorola, Freescale Semiconductor, and recently, his own company, McClaughry & Associates, Inc. Mike has been responsible for R&D and product development ranging from custom semiconductors used in cellular phones and pagers to material and manufacturing technologies used in automotive electronics. Mike led organizations with up to 400 engineers and scientists. He also collaborated with Motorola supply chain teams to develop competitive benchmarking that saved Motorola over $10M annually. Mike holds a B.S and M.S. in electrical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Vice President, Research and Development – Ted Mazurkiewicz
Ted has over 23 years of experience developing software systems and core technologies within various business units at Northrop Corp., Motorola Inc., and Continental Automotive AG. Ted's technical expertise spans diverse areas including real-time embedded systems, digital signal processing, pattern recognition, software architecture, multi-modal dialog systems, and best-in-class speech recognition technology. Ted's responsibilities within various R&D organizations have consisted of developing these technologies and deploying them on embedded mobile and automotive product platforms. Ted received a B.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana. Ted holds 3 issued patents.