The 2016-17 academic year marks Todd Erwin's fourth as the head coach for the Puget Sound men's and women's golf teams.
Erwin comes with a strong instructional background and firm roots in the Northwest. He currently works as the Director of Instruction at the Tacoma Firs Golf Center. He has worked in that role since November of 2006. He also performed similar duties at the Performance Golf Center in Gig Harbor, Wash. from February of 1998 to September 2006.
His instructional career began in January 1989 when he became the Assistant Golf Professional at Centerwood Golf and Country Club. He moved on to become a Teaching Professional at the Southcenter Driving Range in 1997. Throughout his career, he has helped nearly two dozen high school golfers continue their careers into the collegiate and professional ranks.
"Todd is one of the most trusted instructors in the area, especially for young adults, so we are delighted he will be joining our program," stated Director of Athletics Amy Hackett.
Erwin also has extensive playing experience, competing professionally for over 20 years. He turned professional in 1984 and became a member of the PGA in 1993. In 1987-88, he played on the Canadian Tour and won the Canadian Order of Merit in 1988.
He has won multiple golf championships in the Northwest, including four Washington Open Championships, and is a 12-time Hudson Cup member. His playing career also includes two appearances in the US Open in 1990 and 1993.
Erwin attended Weber State for four years, where he was a member of the men's golf team and studied business before making the decision to become a professional golfer.