Sean Etheredge is in his seventh season as Trinity’s men’s golf coach.
During his first campaign in 2014, Coach Etheredge led the Tiger men to a #20 NCAA Division III ranking by the Golfstat report. Trinity was ranked 19th the following year.
The Tigers were runners-up at the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Championships from 2014-2017 and finished fifth in 2018 and 2019.
Peyton Bartee placed in a tie for second place at the 2019 SCAC event, shooting a final-round 4-under-par 68. Bartee’s score tied for the second-best mark in the SCAC tournament’s 54-hole history and also tied for the lowest third-round score in conference record books.
Eleven golfers have earned All-SCAC accolades on Coach Etheredge’s watch. Redmond Lyons was a four-time All-SCAC honoree, making the First Team on three occasions. He also qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateur Qualifying event. Diego Trevino and Travis Hindle were selected for the PING All-Region team.
Coach Etheredge is a respected teacher of the game of golf. He is the director of instruction at The Quarry Golf Course in San Antonio. Coach Etheredge is a Stack and Tilt Network Instructor, a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Fitness Instructor, and a Class A PGA Professional. He has received two Southern Texas PGA (STPGA) Awards for Merchandiser of the Year, as well as two nominations for STPGA Chapter Teacher of the Year.
He was the director of instruction for the Alamo City Golf Trail in San Antonio. Coach Etheredge created player development and retention strategies throughout the San Antonio municipal golf system. Among the programs were Get Golf Ready, Junior Golf Academy, and the Alamo City Golf Trail League series.
Coach Etheredge was lead instructor for the Joe Caruso Golf Academy. In addition to golf lessons and training, Coach Etheredge worked on fitness programs by performing physical movement screening and other techniques.
The versatile Coach Etheredge held the position of strength and conditioning coach at San Antonio’s Olympic Gym, where clients were trained in a competitive and high-intensity atmosphere.
Coach Etheredge earned a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2005. He is also a 1999 graduate of Alamo Heights School.