Head Coach Matt McGreevy begins his 12th season at the helm of the Sacred Heart women’s golf program in 2016-17. Last season, McGreevy was named NEC Coach of the Year after leading the Pioneers to a second-place finish at the NEC Championships. It was the highest finish in program history. Chelsea Sedlar became the first Pioneer to win the NEC individual title with Ellen Nighbor earning NEC Player of the Year honors.
The 2008-09 season saw McGreevy lead the Pioneers to a third place finish at the Northeast Conference Championship, earning the rookie head coach the 2009 NEC Coach of the Year award. McGreevy had the Pioneers in contention again at the 2010 Championship, finishing 17 strokes off the lead for a fourth place finish.
The 2007-08 season saw McGreevy lead the Pioneers to a program-best second place finish at the Northeast Conference Championship. Since taking over the SHU women’s program, the Pioneers have seen five golfers earn All-Northeast Conference honors along with Carly Bergin being tabbed the 2009 NEC Rookie of the Year, a program first.
McGreevy, a graduate of Sacred Heart University, was a two-sport athlete for the Pioneers. A quarterback on the football team, he held the school record for touchdown passes in a game (4 vs. Curry 10/19/95). He was also a standout in between the pipes in lacrosse.
After graduation, McGreevy picked up the game of golf and became a teaching professional at Great River Golf Club, which is the home of Pioneer Golf. McGreevy who has been teaching for eight years, heads the instruction of the junior programs at Great River.