2016 Harrier Mens Golf Team

Golf Coaching Staff

David Moore

David Moore

Position: Head Coach, Men’s Golf
Alma Mater: Fresno State University, 1989

David Moore begins his third season as the Head Coach of the Men's Golf Team for Miami University Hamilton Harriers and has an extended program year-round. The team competes in intercollegiate tournaments in the fall and early spring leading up to the ORCC tournament schedule. Coach Moore is actively recruiting for competitive golfers (2018 and 2019 grad years) who want to continue their education at Miami University with an opportunity to compete at the collegiate level.

Coach Moore has an extensive background in the game as a former player, current Miami instructor and coach. Coach Moore worked several seasons at the Junior High level (Liberty) and had an undefeated match record at Lakota East. A former High School standout, David played two years of collegiate golf at Fresno City College under athletic legends Emory Luck (former Harlem Globetrotter) and Gary Bauer (former PGA tour professional and holder of 44 career holes-in-one).

While completing his bachelor's degree in Business Marketing at Fresno State, he apprenticed as an Asst. Golf Professional for 2 years at Airways G.C. and Belmont Country Club in Fresno, California. He retired after working 20 years in sales and production management in the CPG industry. David is married to Sissy and is the father of two children; Spencer and Haley.

Jim Irvin

Position: Volunteer Assistant Coach, Men’s Golf

Alma Mater:  Ohio Wesleyan University, 1987

It’s safe to say the Harriers golf program, let alone any college golf program, would be hard pressed to find a better assistant coach than Jim Irvin.  He has a wealth of knowledge as an instructor and former player that will help propel Miami-Hamilton golf.

Jim is a 2-time NCAA Division III All-American at Ohio Wesleyan University as well as NCAC Player of the Year (1987) as well as being on the conferences All-Decade team.  Since 1993, Jim has been a member of the PGA and has taught the game at the highest level for 28 years.  He trained and taught under the tutelage of Jim Flick and worked as lead instructor at the Nicklaus/Flick golf schools as well as ESPN golf schools.

Locally Jim has been awarded the Southern Ohio Section “Teacher of the Year” twice (2000, 2005) and has numerous nominations for Golf Digests Top 100 Instructors list.  Currently Jim is the lead instructor at Cincinnati Country Club.