Butch Edge was named Head Men's Golf Coach after the 2009 spring season. He originally joined the University of Redlands as an assistant coach during the spring of 2006. Edge excitedly returned to his alma mater, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1975 and a Master of Arts in 1976.
While coaching the Bulldogs, Edge was a part of the 2006 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championship. In addition, he helped guide the team to its third and fourth second-place finishes in five years during the 2006 and 2008 NCAA Championships.
Widely respected among the golf community, Edge is a memeber of the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), American Junior Golf Association (AJA) and the US Golf Association (USGA). Also, he serves as a West Regional representive of the NCAA.
In his first season as head coach, Edge led the Bulldogs to a 2010 SCIAC second-place finish, helping three of his golfers garner All-SCIAC selections as well as two All-West Region members. In addition, three student-athletes collected All-Academic acolades.
While attending the University of Redlands, this four-time
football letterman earned many prestigious awards. As a team
captain under long-time Head Coach Frank Serrao, Edge landed spots
on the All-SCIAC and NAIA All-District 3 teams. He also boasted
Little All-Coast honors, along with NCAA and NAIA All-America
accolades. In addition, Edge holds the distinction of being on the
same All-America Team as Walter Payton, Thomas Henderson and Robert
Brizle. His teammates named him the Most Valuable Player at
defensive back. Finally, Edge was inducted into the University of
Redlands Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 1990.
Prior to his return to Redlands, Edge served as Athletic Director at nearby Bloomington High School from 2000-2004. He also gained valuable experience as an assistant softball coach at Texas A&M University for seven years and as a head coach at Santa Ana College, where he led the Lady Dons to a state championship.
Edge hopes to pass on his passion for sports to the Bulldog men's golf team. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Lisa, and their two children, Shelby Reagan and Sean Thomas. He currently resides in Redlands.