Dan Rodgers
Dan Rodgers
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 412-268-2213
Email: rodgersd@andrew.cmu.edu
Previous College: Slippery Rock, '04
Bachelor's Degree: Business Management
Graduate School: California Pa., '10
Master's Degree: Sports Management

Dan Rodgers joined the men's golf program as assistant coach in 2014-15 before being named head coach for the 2016-17 season. Rodgers also serves as the head coach of the women's golf team which competed in its first year of varsity collegiate competition in 2014-15.

In his first season as head coach of the men, Rodgers was named the Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year after the team earned the program's second bid to the NCAA Championships where they finished 31st. Senior George Qian earned his third PING All-America honor while placing 30th individually at the NCAA Championships.

Much respect was gained for the program, as the team has been invited to several top-level tournaments. The 2018 squad played the majority of the season ranked in the top 25 and finished second and third at two of the nations biggest tournaments during the fall. Freshman Jason Li earned UAA Rookie of the Year honors, was named PING All-Region, and was a semifinalist for the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year award.

Rodgers worked as the Head Golf Professional at the Sewickley Heights Golf Club in Sewickley, Pa. from 2015-16 and was the 1st Assistant Golf Professional from 2009-15. He managed a staff of nearly 20, trained golf operations professionals, supervised tournaments and taught clinics and lessons. Rodgers has also worked at the Wildwood Golf Club in Allison Park, Pa., and Valley Brook Country Club in McMurray, Pa. In 2008, he was elected as a PGA Professional and has been actively involved in tournament participation, including a 20th-place finish on the 2013 TriState PGA point list and a victory at the 2011 TriState PGA Assistants Championship. He also played in the 2011 and 2014 PGA National Championships and 2011 PGA National Assistant Championship.

Rodgers most recently placed in the top 10 at the 2016 West Penn Open held at The Longue Vue Club, the home of the Tartans.

Rodgers is a 2004 graduate of Slippery Rock University.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree in business management.  While at Slippery Rock, he was a three-year letter winner and a two-year captain for the golf team.  Rodgers earned a Master of Science in sports management from California University of Pennsylvania in 2010 with a concentration in intercollegiate athletic administration.