BOCA RATON, Fla. - Ross Cash has been named Florida Atlantic University’s head men’s golf coach, announced Pat Chun, FAU’s vice president and director of athletics.
“As a member of the South Florida community for over 20 years, this is literally a dream job for me,” said Cash. “I am so thankful to Athletics Director Pat Chun and all of the senior staff that I met with in the interview process for giving me this opportunity. The path before me looks very exciting and I will work diligently to be a success here at FAU. My wife Heather and I, as well as our son Colby, are so excited to be part of the Owl family.”
Cash comes to FAU after serving for four seasons (2013-17) as head boys’ golf coach at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he built a 138-24-1 record. While there, Cash was responsible for all facets of the varsity, junior varsity, middle school and elementary school golf programs. Cash was named the 2015 and 2016 Palm Beach Post Coach of the Year as well as the 2015 Sun Sentinel Coach of the Year. In 2016 he was named the NFHS Florida State Coach of the year. Prior to King’s Academy, Cash guided the Lake Worth Christian boys’ team from 2011-13. He also maintained a book of over 300 students, as the Winston Trails Golf Club Teaching Professional from 2014-17, and served as the instructor for two AJGA Champions, 12 ranked junior golfers and the No. 7 ranked junior golfer in the world.
From 2004-16, he served as the Villa Delray Golf Club Teaching Professional, and from 1996-98, he served as the First Assistant Golf Pro at Palm Beach Polo Golf and Country Club. He is an alumnus of the University of Virginia.
“We are excited to welcome Coach Cash to Florida Atlantic University,” said Chun. “Coach Cash has built a reputation in South Florida as one of the best teachers and coaches in the game. He will have an immediate impact on our student-athletes and athletics department. We are fortunate to have him lead our program.”