Wiklund leads three other veteran returnees
Tom Vuicich was named the assistant women's golf coach at Florida Atlantic University in the spring of 2001. Since that time, Vuicich has played an important role in teaching both the mechanics and fundamentals of the sport.
"Tommy is a PGA teaching professional, which is a huge help in instruction," said Head Coach Joan Joyce. "He's not only great with the players, but also on the same page with me, which is a very important element between coaches. "
Along with coaching, Vuicich is currently a teaching professional at the Ocean Breeze Country Club in Boca Raton, FL. In that capacity he provides golf instruction to members of the club as well as the community. This includes private lessons, playing lessons, and group clinics.
Before coming to FAU, he was director of golf for Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale FL, a 25 million dollar renovation of the old Rolling Hills with Raymond Floyd as the new course architect. While there, Vuicich was in charge of developing the entire golf operation and training the staff.
From 1984-1998, Vuicich served in various roles at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, FL. He started as an assistant professional, before working his way up the position of first assistant at Boca Country Club in 1989. In that role he managed all outside golf operations. Vuicich also taught individual and group clinics at the course.
Vuicich is currently a PGA Member with a Class A-12 standing (university golf coach).
He and his wife Margo reside in Delray Beach, FL.