Trainor Named Assistant Men’s Golf Coach
David Trainor has been named the assistant men’s golf coach at the University of Kentucky, head coach Brian Craig announced today.
"I am thrilled to be the new assistant men's golf coach at the University of Kentucky,” said Trainor. “To be able to work with a top program, and learn from one of the best head coaches in Coach Craig is a tremendous honor. I look forward to doing everything I can to help UK and the golf team continue their winning tradition."
Trainor, a native of Berwyn, Pa., was a four-year varsity letterwinner at the College of Charleston where he received the Coaches Award in 1997 for leadership and dedication. He was also a three-time Club Champion at Aronimink Golf Club which is ranked #51 of the Top 100 courses by Golf Digest.
Trainor, 27, spent the past year as an assistant golf professional at the Kiawah Island Club's The River Course in Kiawah Island, S.C., where he was responsible for private instruction, as well as group clinics for a private membership of 1200. He also worked as an assistant golf professional at the Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J., where he organized and coordinated junior golf clinics and coordinated tournaments for membership as well as corporate outings. Trainor has also worked as a senior instructor with the Simon Holmes Golf Academy, training members several professional major tours. He has also worked as a professional caddie.
“We are excited to have David Trainor joining the Wildcat Family as our new men’s assistant golf coach,” said Craig. “David has a passion for coaching and brings a wealth of golf knowledge and experience to our program. In particular, his teaching experience with noted instructor, Simon Holmes, and brief stint as a professional caddy will serve our program well as we strive to win the SEC and NCAA Championships.”
Trainor and his wife, Landon, will reside in Lexington.