Rob Brindley is in his third year as athletic director for Kent State Tuscarawas. He has directed the implementation of 11 new athletic programs during his tenure and also serves as the men's and women's golf coach. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Kent State University and a Master's from The Ohio State Univeristy and has been employed at Kent State Tuscarawas for 22 years as an instructor, academic advisor, coach and has also served in the student services/admissons area. The year 2018-19 marks the 13th year of competition for the Golden Eagles who finished 8th in the country at the USCAA National Championship held on Penn State's Blue Course in Fall 2018, after finishing 9th overall for two consecutive years in Fall 2016 and Fall 2017. The team also won the State of Ohio Championship in 2016, finished third (3rd) at the Ohio Regional Campus Conference state tournament (2010), and have won 18 tournament championships and 13 runner-up trophies over the course of their existence. Tryouts are held in July each year to trim the roster to eight (8) golfers. A spring break golf trip to South Carolina in May is used to determine the roster for the spring season. The golf team's home course is Oak Shadows Golf Club in New Philadelphia, check out the course here; https://www.oakshadowsgolf.com/.