Scott Flynn begins his 13th season as Head Men's Golf Coach at Belmont.
In his 12 years as head coach, Flynn has begun to make strides both the course and off the course. During his tenure, he has one NCAA Championship Qualifier, one OVC Golfer of the Year, one OVC Freshman of the Year, and eight different players earn All-OVC honors. In addition, his teams have won eight team titles and finished among the top-five at the OVC Championship six times, including a second place finish in 2019. During the abbreviated 2019-20 season, the men's golf team posted five top-five finishes in seven events. They captured the President's Day Match Play Championship in February, earned a second place showing at the Pinetree Intercollegiate in late October, and finished in third place in three events: the Dolenc Invitational in September, the APSU Intercollegiate in October, and the Pinehurst Intercollegiate in March.
Scott came to Belmont with over three decades of experience in playing, teaching and promoting the game of golf. Scott is a Class A member of the PGA of America and has worked extensively with numerous elite players at both the collegiate and professional levels during his career.
As the Head Men's Golf Coach at Cal State Fullerton he was one of the first to fully integrate a resident sports and performance psychologist into their program, along with a comprehensive approach to strength and conditioning. Scott has participated in numerous national coaching and teaching seminars and has been a featured speaker at a number of golf industry and association events.
In addition to his teaching and coaching duties, Scott has also served in senior leadership capacities at some of the country's premier golf and resort properties. Concurrent with his position as President of one of the country's leading golf management and development firms, Scott directed the operations of a full service sports marketing and event management division responsible for the creation and execution of numerous major televised golf events including a number in association with the PGA Tour. He has served on numerous golf industry boards and has been the Chairman of the Southern California PGA Education Committee. Scott has also taken a hands on leadership and coaching role in a number of youth golf and life skills development programs including The First Tee.
In addition to his role at Belmont, Flynn also works as Director of the Tennessee PGA Junior Golf Academy in Franklin, Tennessee.
He is a graduate of the University of Florida where he was a National Merit Scholar earning a degree in Business Administration.
Scott and his wife Jo live in Franklin. They have three married children and three grandchildren.