Scott Chase is entering his second year at the helm at Glen Oaks. Chase has over 25 years of experience. He most recently had coaching stints at Hillsdale High School and fellow conference foe Jackson College. Chase has coached successful teams throughout his career, winning districts eight times, league six, regionals four, and state champions twice, in 2007 and 2009.
Coach Chase began his collegiate athletic career at Glen Oaks (1985-87) and later transferred to Michigan State University for a year before entering the pros. While in the professional ranks he played for the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles organizations.
He currently resides in Hillsdale with his wife, Nicole, and has three children Derek, Lauren, and James.
Coach Chase is “looking for the complete person and player, one who takes his academics and athletics seriously. A person and teammate that strives to get better not only in the classroom but on the field every day.” Individuals who are interested in playing baseball for Glen Oaks should contact Coach Chase via his Contact Form or 269-294-4281.
Head Men’s Basketball Coach David Victor has over seven years of coaching experience from multiple high schools in Florida, where he coached basketball, golf, and held a short stint assisting the water polo teams as well. While coaching for Lake Nona High School in Florida, he advanced to the state playoffs in 2013 and 2014. Coach Victor graduated in 2011 from Wayne State University with a focus on psychology. He is a member of the BCAM (Basketball Coaches Association of Michigan) and the NABC (National Association of Basketball Coaches).
Coach Victor is looking for “blue-chip” student-athletes that are willing to outwork any and all of our opponents. Players that create a positive environment in practice, on the bench during games, and in the classroom. Most importantly, I want individuals of the highest character, who care about academics and who will represent the college, St. Joseph County community, their families, and their hometown communities to the greatest of their abilities.” Anyone interested in playing for the Vikings can contact Coach Victor via his Contact Form or at 269-294-4310.
Glen Oaks offers both men’s and women’s cross country. Fall of 2015 was a big year for the Viking cross country program. The program hosted its first ever “Call of the Viking” Invitational which included middle school, high school, and college runners from across the state of Michigan. The men’s team also boasted an All Region Honor runner in Trever Sprowls, who finished 7th at the Regional meet and later ran at Nationals.
Scott Saunders is entering his second year coaching men’s golf at Glen Oaks. Coach Saunders has coached students at every level at GolfTEC and is a PGA-Class A member since 2011. He received his bachelor’s degree from Ferris State, focusing on Marketing with Professional Golf Management.
Saunders lives in nearby White Pigeon with his wife, Lindsay, and two children, Lilia and Silas.
Any student who is malleable and willing to make changes, with a passion for golf, should contact Coach Saunders via his Contact Form or at 312-852-1164.