Ross Cash was named the head golf coach at Tusculum University on June 11, 2018.
Cash came to Tusculum after serving the previous season as the head men’s golf coach at NCAA Division I Florida Atlantic University. While at the Boca Raton, Florida school, he helped the Owls to a 97 position improvement in the program’s Golfstat team rankings.
In his first season at Tusculum, the Pioneers finished eighth at the SAC Championship with freshman Kyle Englebert earning All-Tournament second-team honors with a seventh-place finish. During the regular season, Tusculum won both the Bob Dibble Classic and the Tusculum Invitational, while placing third at the Walters State Fall Classic. Tusculum had six top-five tournament finishes, including second-place results from Liam Sweeney at the Mars Hill Fall Invitational and Jeffery Perez at the Tusculum Invitational.
Florida Atlantic posted a win over Army and saw Sully Zagerman named Conference USA Golfer of the Week honors while also capturing medalist honors at the Stetson Legacy Intercollegiate Tournament.
Prior to FAU, Cash spent four seasons (2013-2017) as the head boys’ golf coach at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he compiled an impressive 138-24-1 record. Cash was responsible for all facets of the varsity, junior varsity, middle school and elementary school golf programs.
Cash was named the 2015 and 2016 Palm Beach Post Coach of the Year as well as the 2015 Sun Sentinel Coach of the Year. In 2016 he was tabbed the NFHS Florida State Coach of the year.
King’s Academy won the 2016 Antigua National High School Invitational in Scottsdale, Arizona by 11 strokes defeating teams representing 28 states and two countries. The program advanced from playing nine-hole events to competing in prestigious tournaments throughout Florida.
Prior to King’s Academy, Cash guided the Lake Worth Christian boys’ team from 2011-2013. He also maintained a book of over 300 students, as the Winston Trails Golf Club Teaching Professional from 2014-2017, and served as the instructor for two AJGA Champions, 12 ranked junior golfers and the No. 7 ranked junior golfer in the world.
From 2004-2016, he served as the Villa Delray Golf Club Teaching Professional, and from 1996-98, he served as the First Assistant Golf Pro at Palm Beach Polo Golf and Country Club.
Cash is a 1994 graduate of the University of Virginia where he earned his degree in sports management with an emphasis in bio-mechanics.
He is married to the former Heather Lynn Stringer of New Bedford, Massachusetts and they are the proud parents of son Colby along with their mini-husky, Arctic.