Zac Zedrick, head men’s golf coach at Miami University – Episode 9

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The Play Golf in College Podcast talks with Zac Zedrick, the head  men’s golf coach at Miami University.

Zac Zedrick is in his seventh season as the RedHawks’ head coach. After leading Miami to its first Mid-American Conference Championship in 19 years in 2015, Zedrick has the ‘Hawks on track to make their presence known on the national stage over the next few seasons.

Zedrick led Miami to the 2015 MAC Championship, winning the 72-hole tournament by eight strokes. The RedHawks went on to participate in their first NCAA Regional since 1998. As a result, he was named the MAC’s Kermit Blosser Coach of the Year.

Zedrick also saw his golfers earn several awards during the past few seasons. Patrick Flavin has been named to the All-MAC First Team each of the past three seasons earned a spot on the PING All-Midwest Region Team in 2016., Brian Ohr earned a spot on the All-MAC Second-Team in 2017.. During the RedHawks’ championship in year in 2015, Flavin was named MAC Freshman of the Year, as well as taking spots on the PING All-Midwest Region Team and All-MAC Tournament Team. Scott Cahill was named to the All-MAC Second Team and All-MAC Tournament Team. Jack Sparling was named to the All-MAC Tournament Team.

Zedrick came to Miami after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Wichita State. While at Wichita, he helped lead the Shockers to the Missouri Valley Conference Championship each year. They also participated in the NCAA Regional each season and three golfers earned All-America status. Zedrick aided in all aspects of recruiting for Wichita, while serving as the tournament director for their home tournament, the Diet Pepsi Shocker Classic.

Prior to his time in Wichita, Zedrick spent two seasons as a Graduate Assistant Coach at Toledo. While there he helped with all aspects of recruiting as well as providing on-course instruction during competitions.

Zedrick was a four-year letterwinner for Michigan State University. He served as team captain in each of his final two years. He was a member of the Academic All-Big Ten team in each of his final three seasons with the Spartans.