Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Bradford native Keith Stauffer enters his 11th season as the head men’s golf coach at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
The Panthers finished eighth at the 2012 AMCC Championships with a two-day score of 696. Casey Moyer finished tied for ninth with a individual score of 162 to lead all Panthers. He was named to the all-AMCC team for his efforts. On the year, Pitt-Bradford posted four top five finishes, including a runner-up showing at the Hilbert Invitational.
Stauffer directed the men to a sixth-place finish (649) at the 2011 AMCC championships. Zac Tarbell was the top performer for the Panthers, finishing 13th and Christian Holzwarth was tied for 17th. Senior Tyler Labesky was named to the all-conference squad for the second straight year.
In 2010, the men’s golf team finished seventh (711) at the AMCC championships. Junior Tyler Labesky finished in the top five to pace the Panthers.
In his first season with the program, Stauffer led Pitt-Bradford to the 2002 AMCC championships as the team shot 306, three shots better than runner-up La Roche. The Panthers had three different golfers post top 10 finishes.
Stauffer has directed Pitt-Bradford to four top three finishes at the AMCC championships, and he was named the 2005 AMCC Coach of the Year after the Panthers finished third. He has coached 18 all-conference performers as well as the 2004 AMCC Player of the Year and the 2009 Newcomer of the Year.
Stauffer, who is a case manager at FCI McKean, played on the Bradford High golf squad before graduating in 1981. He played collegiality at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, leading the Crimson Hawks to a pair of NCAA Division II tournament appearances. He also led Indiana to the 1984 ECAC Championship with a second-place finish individually.
Stauffer received the Coach of the Year award in 2005 leading the Panthers to a third place finish.