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Sam Gealy became the men’s golf coach at Catawba College prior to the 1998-99 season. A year later, Gealy was also named the coach of the women's team during its inaugural season. He came to Catawba from Salisbury High School, where he coached golf, men's basketball and also served as athletic director. Gealy has been named SAC Men’s Coach of the Year three times and has been the SAC Women’s Coach of the Year twice. He has guided Catawba to conecutive SAC Championships in women’s golf.
A 1967 graduate of North Carolina State University, Gealy earned a bachelor's degree in recreation. While at N.C. State he lettered in golf and men's basketball. He was a member of the 1965 ACC championship basketball team. In golf, he finished in a tie for ninth at the 1966 ACC Championships.
He began his coaching career at Bunn High School, coaching football, basketball and baseball. Before moving to Salisbury High School in 1985, he also had stints at North Rowan High School and Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh.
At Salisbury, he led the golf team to four state championships and eight top five finishes over the last eight years. Gealy's Hornets tied a state record with three consecutive titles from 1993-95. He also coached the boy's basketball team to a state title in 1987.
Gealy, who was born and reared in New Castle, PA, resides in Salisbury with his wife, Judy. Judy is a retired mathematics teacher from Salisbury High School. They have two sons, Todd and Elliot. Todd is a teacher with ICS in Bangkok, Thailand. In the fall of 2012, Elliot became the head men's and women's golf coach at Pfeiffer University.
Jim Mundy begins his eighth season as the assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s golf programs at Catawba. Born and raised in Charleston, WV, Mundy attended Glenville State where he graduated in 1977. He is the owner and representative of James F. Mundy ING Financial Planning Inc., located in Salisbury.
Mundy and his wife, Rosanna, currently reside in Faith, NC. Rosanna is a speech language pathologist with the Rowan-Salisbury school system. They have two children, Brianna and Brett. Brianna currently lives in Raleigh, NC, and works with Bandwith.com. Brett is a second-semester senior at N.C. State, studying graphic design.
Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Dr. Andre Resner has been involved with personal training since 1979. His duties with the golf program include conducting morning core conditioning workouts with the men’s and women’s golf teams.
Resner earned a first Dan Black Belt in Kikkiwon style Tae Kwan Do and has been leading the Core Conditioning class at the Hurley Y for the past two years. He holds a PH.D from Princeton Theological Seminary and currently is Professor of Homiletics and Church Worship at the Hood Theological Seminary.