GREG GAMMELL - HEAD COACH

 

GOLF OFFICE
Office Location:
RIC Physical Plant
Office Phone: (401) 456-9788
Office Fax: (401) 456-8514
Office E-mail: ggammell@ric.edu

Greg Gammell enters his 12th season as Rhode Island College's head menís golf coach. In his 11 seasons guiding RIC on the links, his teams have won five titles and registered four second place finishes at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Championships, to go along with five consecutive appearances at the NCAA Div. III Championships (2012-16) and back-to-back New England crowns (2016, 2015).

 

In 2016-17, the Anchormen finished second at the GNAC Championships and 15th at the NEIGA Championships. RIC finished first at MCLA Invitational and recorded six second-place efforts on the year.

 

 Gammell guided RIC to the program's most successful campaign ever in 2015-16, leading the Anchormen to their fifth straight GNAC Championship and NCAA National Championship appearance.

 

 RIC carded a two-day score of 628 (316, 312) to finish in a 25th place tie at the NCAA tourney. The 25th place finish is the highest in program history at the event. The Anchormen also sent one golfer to the final two days of the tournament for the first time in school history.

 

 RIC rounded out the fall portion of their schedule with a two-day score of 618 (307, 311) to capture its second consecutive New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Div. III Championship with a first place finish (22 teams) on Oct. 25-26, while also posting the New England indiviudal champion at the event.

 

 The Anchormen also secured victories in the Trailblazer Invitational (Sept. 15), the Westfield State Tournament (Oct. 8) and the RIC Invitational (Apr. 1) to go along with their fifth-consecutive GNAC title, shooting a two-day 635 (313, 322) on Oct. 17-18. Gammell was named the GNAC Coach of the Year for the fifth consecutive season.

 

 In 2014-15, he guided the Anchormen to their fourth straight GNAC Championship and NCAA National Championship appearance.

 

 RIC carded a two-day score of 620 (303, 317) to finish in a 28th place tie (41 teams) at the NCAA tourney.

 

 

 

 RIC rounded out the fall portion of its schedule with a two-day score of 615 (316, 299) to capture their first-ever New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Div. III Championship with a first place finish (22 teams) on Oct. 26-27.

 

 Rhode Island College also earned first place finishes at the MCLA Invitational (Sept. 18), Blazers Invitational (Sept. 20-21), Westfield State Invitational (Sept. 30), Hampton Inn Invitational (April 10-11), Blazers Spring Invitational (April 22) and the Rich Korzec Invitational (April 28) on the season. RIC recorded a two-day score of 587 (292, 295) to claim its fourth GNAC Championship.

 

 Gammell was also recognized as the league's Coach of the Year for the fourth straight campaign.

 

 In 2013-14, RIC claimed its third consecutive conference championship. Gammell helped the Anchormen finish 28th (41 institutions) at the 2014 NCAA Championships, the best finish in program history on the national stage.

 

 

 

 RIC earned a 16th place (38 teams) finish at the 2013 New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships, and also notched first place finishes at the Trailblazer Invitational (Sept. 19), the RIC Invitational (April 4-5) and the Rich Korzec Memorial Invitational (April 15) during the course of the season.

 

 

 After leading the Anchormen to the program's first-ever Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Alliance Championship in 2011, which included a subsequent berth in the 2012 NCAA Men's Golf Championships, Gammell guided Rhode Island College to its second consecutive GNAC Alliance Championship in 2012 to go along with a trip to the 2013 NCAA Men's Golf Championships.

 

 

Under the tutelage of Gammell in 2012-13, the Anchormen placed sixth overall (35 teams) at the 78th Annual New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships, played at The Captains Golf Course in Brewster, Mass. on October 28. During the 2012-2013 campaign, RIC also notched first place finishes at the MCLA Invitational (Sept. 20), the Johnson & Wales Invitational (Oct. 12-13), the Wildcat Invitational (April 20-21), and the Blazers Invitational (April 24).

 

 During the 2011-2012 season, the Anchormen placed 14th (35 teams) at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships,  notched first place finishes at the Nichols Quad (Sept. 20), the RIC Fall Invitational (Oct. 21) and the Johnson & Wales Fall Invitational (Oct. 22-23), and finished second at the RIC Spring Invitational (March 30) and the Johnson & Wales Spring Invitational (April 21-22).

 

In 2010-11, RIC posted six top-three finishes under his leadership. The Anchormen placed third at the Alliance Championships with a score of 674. The Anchormen placed 26th (37 teams) with a score of 659 (334, 325) at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships on Oct. 18-19. Rhode Island College earned second place finishes at the RIC Fall Invitational (Oct. 8), the Mitchell Quad (Oct. 13) and the Elms Invitational (April 21).

 

 

 

In 2009-10, RIC placed second (seven teams) with a score of 648 at the Great Northeast Athletic Conference/Little East Conference Alliance Championship on Oct. 24-25.

 

 The Anchormen placed 19th (39 teams) with a score of 640 at the New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA) Championships on Oct. 19-20. Rhode Island College earned first place finishes at Johnson & Wales (Oct. 2), the RIC Fall Invitational (Oct. 9), and at the RIC Spring Invitational (April 23).

 

 He led the Anchormen to a 3-0 record in 2008-09, which included a second place finish at the Little East Conference/GNAC Alliance Tournament.

 

 The Anchormen posted an 8-5 overall record in 2007-08, including an eighth place finish at the Alliance Tournament. Under his tutelage, Derek Jensen was the Alliance Champion, the first RIC golfer ever to accomplish this feat, placing first among a field of 39 competitors.

 

He led the Anchormen to the most single-season win in program history in 2006-07 as the club recorded a 14-3 overall record and a second place finish at the inaugural Little East Conference/Great Northeast Athletic Conference Tournament.

 

Gammell, a Coventry, Rhode Island native, is an outstanding golfer who is a six-time champion and four-time runner-up at the Coventry Pines Golf Club. He was the runner-up at the 1981 Pawtuxet Valley Open. He was the Fenner Hill Golf Course Club Championship winner in 2014, while earning runner-up honors in both 2013 and 2000.

 

In addition to his coaching duties, Gammell is the Associate Director of Facilities and Operations at Rhode Island College.

 

He earned a bachelorís degree in agriculture and resource technology from the University of Rhode Island in 1983. He played three seasons of golf for the Rams, placing fourth at the 1983 New England Intercollegiate Championships. Gammell earned Honorable Mention All-New England honors as a senior in 1983.