College Golf Seminar (Virtual)

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Panelist included coaches from all divisions (Division 1, Division 2, Division 3, NAIA (National Association of Intercollege Athletics and NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association). Coaches will provide great tips and advice if you want to play college golf and will be given time to showcase their program.  Full agenda and topics will be posted here later, but will include recruitment process, scholarships, how to get noticed, etc.

Who should attend?  Anyone, but especially junior golfers interested in playing college golf.  Even the Pee Wees or younger Junior Tour Players – never too early to learn what it takes to play golf at the collegiate level.

The Iowa PGA will also provide information on the 2023 season.  Lots of time for Q & A as well.  This seminar will be interactive and will last about 1 hour, questions are encouraged.

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Division 1 Coaches

Tyler Stith, University of Iowa

John Bermel, PGA, University of Northern Iowa

Andrew Tank, Iowa State University

Steve Smith, PGA, Drake University

Lia Biehl-Lukkarinen, PGA,  Western Illinois University

**Taylor Riggs, Iowa State University


Division 2 Coaches

Mike Lewis, Upper Iowa University


Division 3 Coaches

Tabitha Schumacher, Central College

Joseph Powell, Buena Vista University

Mel Blasi, Central College

John Thompson, Wartburg College


NAIA  (National Association of Intercollege Athletics)

Jeffery Griebel, St. Ambrose University


NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association)

Micah Destival, PGA, Hawkeye Community College

Chris Seaboch, PGA, DMACC

Matthew Robinson, Iowa Western Community College

Doug North, Southwestern Community College

Shayne Sheperd, Black Hawk College


PGA & PGM Recruiters

Kate Drimel, PGA, Career Services Recruiting Specialist PGA of America

Joe Canny, PGA, University of Nebraska PGM Recruiter

Past Seminar’s Below