Clint Wallman chosen to direct men’s and women’s golf programs
Clint Wallman, head women’s golf coach at Indiana University for over 17 years, has been selected as DePauw’s men’s and women’s head golf coach.
“I am deeply humbled and honored to have the opportunity to lead the men’s and women’s golf programs at DePauw University,” Wallman said. “I have always admired the success that coach (Vince) Lazar has had and look forward to building on the foundation he has established. I would also like to thank Stevie Baker-Watson (DePauw’s Associate Vice President for Student Wellness and Theodore Katula Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports) and the entire administration for allowing me to lead these storied programs.”
“We attracted a strong pool of candidates and we are thrilled that Coach Wallman will be joining Team DePauw,” said Baker-Watson. “Throughout our conversations and meetings, he stressed a championship golf experience within the overall DePauw experience. His years of experience as a college head coach, along with his strong teaching history, makes him a wonderful choice for our student-athletes. I also want to take this moment to thank coach (Greg) Jones for his continued service and loyalty to DePauw golf. We are grateful for his work over the past seven years and especially the past several months as he served as the interim head coach”. Jones will serve as the full-time assistant for both programs.
Wallman began his career at Indiana in 2004 and led the Hoosiers to six NCAA Division I regional team appearances including advancement to the the NCAA Division I Championships in 2007 and 2019 as well as three individual qualifiers. The Hoosiers posted top-five Big Ten finishes five times with the 2019 squad placing in a tie for second. During his tenure in Bloomington, the student-athletes he coached earned nine All-Big Ten honors, 85 Academic All-Big Ten accolades and were recognized as National Golf Coaches Association All-Scholar Team selections 18 times. He also coached the Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2011. His Indiana teams won nine regular season tournament titles and individuals garnered medalist honors 13 times.
Prior to coming to Indiana, Wallman served as assistant women’s golf coach at University of New Mexico where he helped lead the Lobos to back-to-back NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championship appearances and a number-three national ranking in March 2004.
Wallman owned and directed instruction at the Clint Wallman Golf School in Spokane, Wash., from 1996 through 2002 after serving as head golf professional at multiple courses and clubs.
The two-time Pacific Northwest PGA Teacher of the Year award winner and four-time Inland Empire PGA Teacher of the Year honoree has also had a successful playing career that included the 2015 Indiana PGA Senior Southern Open title and capturing the 1990 Chrysler National Putting Championship.
Wallman graduated in 1985 from Washington State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was a two-time captain and won the 1984 Washington State Invitational. He served as an assistant coach for the Cougars in 1984-85.