Coaches
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Mandakas joined the Saint Xavier University staff in February 2012 with over 13 years of experience as a golf professional around the Chicagoland area having previously worked at Olympia Fields and Medinah Country Clubs.  He is currently the Vice President of Operations for Golf Direct Now in Warrenville, Ill.  Mandakas is a Class A Member of the Professional Golfers Association of America.

Mandakas graduated from William Woods University (Mo.) in 2001 with a degree in business management and marketing.  He was a scholar-athlete and two-year letter winner in both golf and soccer.  As a Golf Professional, Mandakas won the 2009 Taylor Made Pro-Am Invitational in Puerto Vallerta, Mexico, in addition to the 2010 and 2007 Las Vegas Pro-Am Invitationals.  He also spent nearly two years at the Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona, where he assisted legendary golf teacher Jim Flick with golf clinics and lessons.

 
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James Kerr
Assistant Coach - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Saint Xavier University