Sam Oglesby joins the UMW men's golf program in its inaugural season as assistant coach. Ogelsby, from Alexandria, Va., brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team and Coach Wood.
A 1999 graduate of UMW, he holds a masters degree from National University in San Diego, Cal. His playing experience includes wins in three events on the Golf Channel Amateur Tour in Northern Virginia, and medalist honors on the Golf Channel Tour in his National Age Flight in 2012.
He has served as a member of the Marine Corps golf team (West Coast and Japan) from 1986-2002, serving as coach of the squad from 1999-2002.
He couples experience of 15-plus years of golf instruction with more than 27 years of instruction as an officer in the Marine Corps. He is a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Instructor, United States Golf Teachers Federation Certified Coach, United States Golf Teachers Federation Certified Instructor (Level III), as well as PGA of America Apprentice program and USGA Rules Certification completion.
He holds memberships at Mount Vernon Country Club and the Army Navy Country Club.