Fairchild To Lead Clarkson Golf Team
The Clarkson University Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Brian Fairchild will take over head coaching duties for the Golden Knights' Golf program in the fall of 2019. Fairchild will be assisted by first-year coach Cody Cox.
Fairchild is taking over for Bill Bergan, who continues as the head coach for the Clarkson Men's Lacrosse program.
A Level 3 Associate for PGA Golf Management, Fairchild graduated from Queens College, City University of New York in 2013 with a degree in Media Studies. He has spent the last year and a half as the head golf professional at Potsdam Town & Country Club functioning as league manager, tournament administrator, and player development programmer. Prior to his time at Potsdam Town & CC, he served as the assistant golf professional at the Malone Golf Club (2016) and Highland Greens Golf Course (2013-2015). Fairchild is also a Central New York PGA member.
Joining Fairchild as the assistant coach for the golf program is Cody Cox. A 2017 graduate from Penn State University, Cox produced a scoring average of 77.43 in four years with the Nittany Lions, producing a low of 75.74 strokes per round during the 2014-15 season.