Matt Grobe
Matt Grobe
Hometown:
Huntington, W.Va.

Last College:
Marshall

Position:
Head Men's Golf Coach

Year:
Second Season

08/05/2014

Herd Releases 2014-15 Men's Golf Schedule

Herd to open season at 45th annual Joe Feaganes Marshall Invitational

05/06/2014

Robinson Named to Conference USA All-Freshman Team

Second Marshall golfer all-time to receive honors

04/29/2014

Men's Golf Completes C-USA Championship

Anania posts fifth top-10 finish of season

04/28/2014

Despite Improvement, Marshall Drops to 12th at C-USA Championship

Herd plays 15 strokes better in second round

04/27/2014

Anania, Herd in 10th after First Round at C-USA Championship

Marshall's senior front-runner sits five strokes behind individual leader

Matt Grobe is in his second year at the helm of the Marshall men's golf team after being named head coach in June 2012.

Grobe, 41, returned to Huntington after six years as the Head Golf Professional at DragonRidge Country Club in Henderson, Nev. In that capacity, Grobe served in various Board roles for the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Southwest Section of the PGA of America since 2001, including President, from 2004-07.

In 2004, he was named the Southern Nevada Chapter Golf Professional of the Year and in 2007, he captured the Bill Strausbaugh Award. He also served as the club's Tournament Director in 2004 before leaving for year to serve as the Director of Sales at Lake Las Vegas Resort.

From 1998-2004, Grobe served as the Head Golf Professional at Rhodes Ranch Golf Club in Las Vegas after a three-year stint as the Assistant Golf Professional at Primm Valley Golf Club in Primm, Nevada.

With the Herd, Grobe replaces his former MU coach,Joe Feaganes, who retired after 40 years with the program.

Grobe played for the Herd for three years (1993-95, a three-time letterman) after attending the Air Force Academy from 1989-92. Upon his 1995 Marshall graduation with a degree in Business Administration, he began his golf career at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane, before relocating to the Las Vegas area.

Grobe and his wife, Melanie, have a daughter, Mackenzie, and a son Cameron. Matt is also a son of Huntington native and former Marshall assistant football coach (1979-83) Jim Grobe, who was Wake Forest's head coach from 2001-2013.