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 the Athletics Contact Form on this page 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 the Athletics Contact Form on this page or at 269-294-4310.
Ed Culp is back as the head coach after a successful stint between 1998 and 2006 where Glen Oaks qualified a player 6 out of those 8 years for the National Junior College tournament finals. During this time the team reach the top 20 ranking in the country for the first time. The past 14 years Culp has been Coaching at times both the boys’ and girls’ varsity at Portage Northern High school. Leading both programs boys and girls to a team appearance to the MHSAA state finals.
During his coaching tenure at Glen Oaks Culp received the Michigan Community College Athletic Association Coach of the year award in 2002. Culp also while at Portage Northern received the Division 1 MHSAA regional coach of the year award.
Culp loves coaching and working with young adults learning the game at all skill levels. Ed has giving private and group lessons for 25 years. Including a successful summer class at Glen Oaks for the beginning and recreational golfer in the past.
Recreationally Culp has been the men’s Club Champion at all 5 courses he has been a member at in St Joe County and the St Joe County Champion.
Culp attended Glen Oaks Community, Western Michigan and Spring Arbor College for his Bachelors Degree -Business MGMT of Human Resources.
Culp resides and graduated from Mendon High School, Mendon MI with wife Virginia. There 2 children. Kasey lives in Louisville KY & Son Kyle lives Golden Colorado.