Bowling Green State University has named Erin Fahey the Head Coach of Women’s Golf. Fahey becomes the 11th head coach in program history.
Fahey will return to the Falcons after being an assistant coach at Colorado State last fall. Fahey was a three-time captain for Bowling Green before becoming an assistant coach for the fall 2019 team in the spring of 2021.
Fahey will replace Stéphanie Young. Young was the head coach of the BGSU Women’s Golf Team for 17 years, assuming that position in the spring of 2006. Young has accepted a position at the University of Idaho.
“We are delighted to bring Erin Fahey home to BGSU,” said Bob Moosbrugger, Director of Sports and Recreation. “From his record-breaking playing days to his job as an assistant coach, you could see a rising star in Erin.”
During his time playing for the Falcons, Fahey worked on rewriting the BGSU record book. Fahey currently holds the career stroke average record (76.49) as well as the best single-season stroke average (75.48) in program history. She also set the first-year record for stroke average in the 2015-16 season with a score of 77.17. With Fahey in the lead, the Falcons won six tag team titles, including the 2017 KZoo Classic, where Fahey placed first individually.
Fahey was instrumental off the course during her tenure at Falcon, being named the 2019 Mid-American Conference Athlete of the Year. She has been named a three-time All-MAC Academic Selection and four-time WGCA All- Academic Fellow. American.
“I am delighted to be returning to Bowling Green to lead the women’s golf program. As a former student-athlete, I understand the rich history of success here at BGSU and look forward to continuing this tradition, ”said Fahey.
With Fahey’s guidance as an assistant coach, the Falcons have seen a total of 12 WGCA All-American Scholars during the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons. BGSU also ranked third in the country for hours of community service during the 2019-2020 campaign. On the course, the Falcons recorded a 294 first round at the Dolores Black Invitational, the lowest score in the event.
Fahey graduated from BGSU in 2019 with a major in economics. She also obtained her MBA with a specialization in finance from BGSU in 2020.