Golf Coaching Staff

Tennessee head golf coach Jim Kelson

Head Coach Jim Kelson

Presiding over the UT men's golf program for more than a decade, Jim Kelson has guided the Vols to 11 NCAA tournament berths and five trips to the championship round. From 2009-2013 Tennessee is one of 16 Div 1 programs that advanced to the NCAA Finals four times during this time span.

Coaching Highlights:

  • Tennessee, head coach, 1998-present
  • Augusta State, head coach, 1992-98
  • Florida, assistant, 1989-92

Coach Kelson's full bio

Assistant Coaches

Sean Pacetti

Director of Instruction
Player Development

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Support Staff

Joe Whitney

Mental Training Director
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Vinny Tufaro

Athletic Trainer
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Nancy Cowan


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Mark Gossett

Golf Facility

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Garret Mendenwald

Strength and Conditioning

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