John Sullivan joined the Athletic Staff as Head Men's & Women's Golf Coach at Montreat College in September, 2014. With over 16 years in the golf industry, in roles that have included club professional, tournament director and player, private instructor, and merchandiser, John has developed a love and passion for growing the game at all levels. A PGA of America certified teaching professional, he has conducted over 1,500 lessons, including individual instruction, playing lessons, as well as junior and group clinics. Prior to coming to Montreat, John served as Head Golf Professional at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa in Asheville. His teaching philosophy is simple: “I love teaching and developing not only golfers, but more importantly, character and integrity as well. It's exciting to be able to use the game of golf to positively impact lives for Christ."
John had this to say about becoming the new Head Golf Coach at Montreat College, "I am very excited and honored to be a part of the Montreat College family and look forward to expanding the golf program." He is a 2 time member of the PGA President's Council on "Growing the Game" and an active participant in Play Golf America.
John and his wife Caitlin live in Asheville and attend Arden Presbyterian Church. Originally from Charlotte, he earned his degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Professional Golf Management and Marketing from Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC.