Courtesy of Parkside's Sports Information Department
KENOSHA, Wis. – Parkside Athletics and Director of Athletics Andrew Gavin are pleased to announce the hiring of Tyler Wollberg as the head men's golf coach. Wollberg will become the first full-time coach in the program's history and will guide the Rangers on and off the course beginning in 2019-20.
"We're thrilled to welcome Tyler to our department as the leader of our golf program," Gavin said. "He has a strong history of success as a student-athlete and coach at the collegiate level and in our community. His passion and aptitude for teaching and mentoring golfers on and off the course, in addition to his competitive interest in coaching at the Division II level, resonated throughout the process."
Wollberg has served two stints as the Carthage College head women's golf coach, beginning initially in the spring of 2011. While at Carthage, Wollberg started as the graduate assistant coach and was promoted to head coach. He led Carthage to back-to-back CCIW Women's Golf Championships in 2013 and 2014 and coached individual champions in 2013, 2014 and 2017. He's guided three student-athletes to be named WGCA All-Region and one to a Second Team All-American honor.
"First and foremost, I want to thank Andrew Gavin and his administration staff for the opportunity to coach and lead the men's golf team at Parkside," Wollberg said. "The college and athletics department are doing some great things on campus and in the community and I can't wait to be a part of it."
A member of the Carthage College Hall of Fame Class of 2015, Wollberg played for Carthage from 2006-2009 and was a three-time NGCA All-American. He set the Carthage record for the lowest one-day score with a 65 at the Sept. 30, 2007 Wisconsin Lutheran Fall Invitational, and holds the record for the lowest two-day score of 135.
Wollberg serves as the Assistant Golf Professional at Kenosha Country Club, a proud member of the Parkside Corporate Partners Program. From February 2015 to March 2017, Wollberg stepped away from college coaching and worked as the General Manager and Head Golf Professional at Prairie Isle and Boone Creek Golf Clubs.
Wollberg, who is a Mundelein, Ill., native, graduated from Carthage in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science. In 2013, he also received his master's degree in education from Carthage, with a focus on classroom guidance and counseling.