Head Men’s Golf Coach
Mizzou Men’s Golf head coach Mark Leroux led the program for his 12th season in 2015-16, and under his watch the Tigers have enjoyed unprecedented success, including three postseason berths in the last five seasons and 16 tournament victories since 2009.
Overall, Leroux has guided Missouri to 19 wins in his 12 seasons, and has more than 40 career victories at the collegiate level after starting his tenure at Austin Peay. During his seven seasons in Clarksville, Tenn., Leroux led the Governors to three consecutive NCAA Regional berths and parlayed that success by building the Tigers into conference title contenders in both the Big 12 and Southeastern Conferences.
Leroux and Mizzou came off a spectacular first season of play in the SEC in 2012-13. Nationally-ranked for the entire season, including a No. 11 ranking after four consecutive wins to open the year, Missouri won a single-season best six events and had individual wins from Jace Long (four) and Emilio Cuartero (one). Four of Missouri’s five starters led the team at least once, including Long, who was named a First Team All-SEC player after pacing the club with s 71.8 scoring average.
Assistant Men’s Golf Coach
Mizzou Men’s Golf head coach Mark Leroux announced the addition of Grant Milner to his program as assistant coach on Aug. 21, 2015, adding immediate high-level golf experience and character for the Tigers. Milner heads into his second season assisting the Tigers in 2016-17, also helping manage day-to-day operations of the program.
The Conference USA Men’s Golf Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2012-13 season, Milner led Memphis to its third-straight NCAA Tournament as a redshirt junior. Milner paced the group with a 73.8 stroke average and recorded five Top 20 and four Top 10 finishes, including a victorious performance at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate.
Milner helped lead Memphis to the NCAA Championship Finals as a redshirt sophomore, with the squad placing 28th nationally to conclude the 2011-12 campaign. Memphis also claimed the Conference USA team championship.
Head Women’s Golf Coach
Brianna Broderick is in her ninth season as the head coach of the UMKC women’s golf program. The Richmond, Mo., native joined the ‘Roos after serving as the assistant women’s golf coach at Kent State during the 2008-09 school year.
Last season, UMKC matched its best finish in a conference championship as the Roos finished second in the WAC Championship, just five shots back of New Mexico State, with Cynthia Diaz recording her second striaght top-five finish in the event and her second straight First Team All-WAC honor. Off the course, Diaz, Abbey Campbell, Chandler Gallagher and Cyrielle Kern were named WGCA All-American Scholars.
In 2015, the Roos finished third in the WAC Championship, with Susan Kirschenman being honored as Second Team All-WAC after finishing her career at UMKC with the lowest scoring average in school history. During the year, Broderick guided the ‘Roos to what was then five of the ten lowest round in school history and five of the nine lowest tournament scores, including the lowest marks in both.