Brian Paulson, a former All-American at Winona State, has been named the Warriors’ men’s golf coach, Athletic Director Eric Schoh announced Tuesday.
“I am excited to have Brian join our team,” Winona State Athletic Director Eric Schoh said. “We think his experience as a student-athlete at Winona State and as a golf professional will really enhance our men’s golf program.”
Paulson is currently also an assistant golf professional at The Bridges Golf Course in Winona.
“It’s good to be back in the Warrior family,” Paulson said. “I’m excited to see what the future holds for the Winona State men’s golf program. There is a talented group of golfers returning and I am excited to begin working with them and to see where this team can go.”
Paulson is one of the most accomplished golfers in Winona State history, earning NAIA All-American honors three times during his playing career and being named an NCAA All-American after the 1992-93 season. Paulson was a NCAA National Qualfier in 1993 and 1994 and was the medalist at both the NAIA and NCAA District Championship in both 1993 and 1994. He also won the conference championship in 1991 while leading the Warriors to four consecutive league titles.
An outstanding student as well, Paulson was a two-time Academic All-American while also participating in the Winona State symphonic wind ensemble and Jazz pep band.
Paulson is a member of both the Winona State and NSIC Athletic Halls of Fame.