CATEGORIES: Alumni News Campus Clips Sir Jimmie Blog Six Word Memoir Video

CAMPUS CLIPS
UJ Hires Vince Drahman as Golf Coach

Vince Drahman is the new men’s and women’s golf coach at the University of Jamestown.

The Noblesville, Indiana, native comes to UJ from Williams Woods University in Fulton, Missouri where he was a graduate assistant for an Owl program that ranked in the top-10 in the country in both men’s and women’s golf.

“Vince is a great young coaching talent and we are fortunate to have him join our staff,” said University of Jamestown Athletics Director Sean Johnson. “He was the consummate student-athlete as an undergraduate and has embraced a modern day approach to the game which will benefit our Jimmie golf student-athletes.”

Drahman helped the Owls to a fourth place finish at the men’s NAIA championship tournament while the women finished eighth at the NAIA women’s championships.

This summer Drahman caddied for William Woods’ golfers at the British Men’s Amateur Championship.

“I am excited to be here at UJ,” said Drahman. “I want to thank the University for giving a young coach like myself a chance to lead this program. I’m excited to work with the people of Jamestown and the students-athletes in order to continue to grow the Jimmie Golf culture.”

Drahman began his college career at the University of the Cumberlands (Ky.) before transferring back to his home state to play for Marian University in Indianapolis his final two seasons.

During his time with the Knights, he was named the Marian Student-Athlete of the Year, was a second team NAIA All-America selection, a two-time All-Crossroads League pick and was a 3-time NAIA Scholar-Athlete.

As a senior he finished 48th at the NAIA championships, tied for third at the Crossroads League championships and helped Marian achieve its highest national ranking ever at #11.

In his junior season, Drahman was a first team all-conference selection as the Knights top finisher, tying for 5th place at the Crossroad League championships. He also finished 15th at the NAIA Classic played at Brickyard Crossing Golf Course which features holes inside the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, home of the Indianapolis 500.

He also coached at the Nike MBSC Sports Camp in Boston and was a trainer at FitGolf in Indianapolis.

Drahman is a graduate of Marian University and is working towards his master’s degree from William Woods.

Would you like to be notified when articles like this are posted?
Choose subscription options for your phone or email.


Posted:August 10, 2017


Popular This Month
Coronavirus (COVID-19) InformationApril 9 Quarantine Update Are you currently on campus and considering traveling during the Easter break? Or, are you considering…
COVID-19 (coronavirus) Message: March 19Dear Jimmies, Given the disruption that has accompanied the current semester, we want to give our undergraduate students the opportunity…
Tena Lawrence(’81) Named Top Woman in BusinessTena Lawrence, MA, Executive Vice President at University of Jamestown, was named in Prairie Business magazine’s annual "Top 25 Women…
COVID-19 (coronavirus) Message: March 17Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, and Friends, I begin this notice tonight with a heart filled with gratitude to all of…
COVID-19 (coronavirus) Message: March 16Dear University of Jamestown Community, Thank you for your patience and understanding during this historic time. With the COVID-19 pandemic…
Updated Campus Resource Hours: March 18Campus Resources Academic Buildings Saturday - SundayMonday - Friday Closed8:00 am - 5:00 pm Foss Wellness Center Closed Indefinitely Hansen…
COVID 19: Commencement, Credits & Other FAQsDear Jimmies, A one-time COVID related credit will be granted to residential and dining students as described below. The credit…
COVID-19 (coronavirus) Message: March 21Dear University of Jamestown Community, I am writing tonight to share with you that the University of Jamestown has reached…
A Message from the President: March 23See all COVID-19 announcements here.
Communication Recommendations for StudentsSee all COVID-19 announcements here.
Recent

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
99%
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1

Utility