Equipped with an impressive list of experiences and success, Fred Hanover was named the Head Men's Golf Coach in September of 2015.
Hanover has taught golf, coached golf, and played golf for the past 20-plus years at a high level of success. In 2014, he qualified and played in the United States Senior Open Championship.
His most recent collegiate experience took place at Cal State University San Marcos from 1998 to 2010. Originally, he was asked to help establish the overall athletics program and specifically develop men's and women's golf from infancy to post-season success, culminating in 11 All-American players and four NAIA Region II Coach of the Year awards. Furthermore, his teams achieved top-10 national rankings and won more than 10 tournaments under his direction.
Prior to working with the Cougars, Hanover guided the men's golf program at Cal State San Bernardino, where he coached the 1997 NCAA Division II Individual Champion and collected his first Regional Coach of the Year award in 1998.
Hanover earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from UC Irvine in 1985 and soon after, embarked on a career as a professional golfer while spending most of his playing career on the PGA Tour Canada.
He currently teaches and coaches at the St. Mark Golf Club in San Marcos, which he will continue to do while working with the Bulldogs.