FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 30, 2006

 

Rhode Island College Names Greg Gammell
Head Men’s Golf Coach

 

Providence, RI— Rhode Island College has named Greg Gammell as its new head men’s golf coach. He takes over for John Fitta who stepped down at the end of last season.

 

“I am very excited to join the men’s golf program here at Rhode Island College,” Gammell says. “I am looking forward to working with the team and building upon their recent success.”

 

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

 

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

 

He earned a bachelor’s 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.

 

Gammell resides in Coventry, Rhode Island with his wife Beverly. They have two children: Geoff and Kelsey.

 

The Anchormen posted a 6-1 record during the spring 2006 season and missed going undefeated by one stroke. RIC was 4-7 during the fall 2005 season for a combined 10-8 mark in ’05-06.

 

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