Meet Hope Women's Golf Coach Greg Stafford


Greg Stafford is entering his fifth season as head coach of the Hope College women's golf team.

The Flying Dutch have competed for the title of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) every year during his tenure — finishing runner-up in 2011 and in third place in 2009, 2010 and 2012. The Flying Dutch have been regularly ranked nationally among NCAA Division III teams.

The 2012 Flying Dutch were named to the national academic Honor Roll of the National Golf Coaches Association and five players were honored as All-American Scholars.

Stafford served as a volunteer assistant coach of the Flying Dutch in 2007 and 2008. He has had extensive coaching experience in several sports at Godwin Heights (Mich.) High School over four decades, including both the girls and boys varsity golf teams. He started the girls program at Godwin Heights qualifying the team or players to the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) tournament four consecutive years. | PO Box 9000, Holland, Michigan 49422