Source: VT Golf Magazine | Issue: Summer 1998 | Author: Bob Labbance
Synopsis: This article is about Doctor Bob Rotella. It delves into how he came to be the person he is today as well as his accomplishments.
Doctor Bob Rotella is one of the foremost performance consultants in the world, counseling Nick Price, Tom Kite, Brad Faxon, Pat Bradley, Davis Love, and other professional golfers, as well as other athletes and business organizations. Approximately two-thirds of his time is spent with golfers, with the remainder split between the Texas Rangers baseball team, the New Jersey Nets basketball squad and corporate motivation seminars.
Rotella was raised in Rutland and still has substantial family in the Rutland area. He is a visitor to Vermont numerous times each year, including a traditional Christmas celebration with the entire Rotella family. His interest in golf began in the caddie yards of the Rutland Country Club during his youth. He later counted memberships at Neshobe in Brandon and then at Rutland club. He graduated from Castleton State College in 1971, taught at the Brandon Training School for one year before taking a position at the University of Connecticut. He now lives in Charlottesville, Virginia and maintains an office in Atlanta.