Qualifications and Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science or a Related Field
Golf-Specific Coaching Certifications
Playing Experience and Knowledge of the Game
Key takeaway: To become a successful college golf coach, one must possess a bachelor’s degree in sports science or a related field, golf-specific coaching certifications, playing experience and knowledge of the game, and a coaching philosophy. Additionally, opportunities can be found through networking, job listings, creating your own opportunities, and continuing education and professional development. Finally, it is important to manage and organize your program, including time management, budgeting, fundraising, and compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.