Golf (W)

Golf (W): Sam Gealy

Sam Gealy

Head Coach
Office Phone: (704) 637-4236

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.

Today's Events

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«October 2016»
October 1

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone XC Classic W-1st; M-2nd

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. BREVARD 2-0

Football @ Newberry 14-35

Soccer (M) vs. BREVARD 1-0

October 3

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 4

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-3

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-8

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-1

Soccer (W) @ Queens 0-1

October 7

Swimming MEN vs. LIMESTONE 127-131

Swimming WOMEN vs. LIMESTONE 74-145

Cross Country @ Queens Invitational W-16th; M-21st

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 3-1

October 8

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 0-6

Football vs. LIMESTONE 0-6

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-2

October 10

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 11

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 12

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT LEO 1-4

Soccer (M) @ Lees-McRae 3-2

October 13

Tennis (W) @ Lees-McRae 9-0

Tennis (M) @ Lees-McRae 7-2

October 14

Volleyball vs. BREVARD (Dig Pink Match) 3-1

October 15

Football @ Mars Hill 33-22

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 1-1

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-1

October 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 17

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 18

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

Volleyball @ Queens 1-3

October 19

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 0-2

October 22

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Newberry) 9 a.m.

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell 1 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 2 p.m.

Volleyball @ Wingate 2 p.m.

October 23

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 1 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 3:30 p.m.

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 6 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 7 p.m.

October 29

Football vs. BREVARD (HC) 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.


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