Rick McCall

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Rick McCall is head golf coach at Wesley College and golf pro emeritus at Maple Dale Country Club, from which he retired in 2005 after 40 years service. McCall’s Wesley teams have won seven
conference championships. The 2000 Wolverine golfers were the first Wesley team to be invited to an   NCAA Division III championship tournament. Rick was named 2003 NCAA Division III golf Coach
of the Year by Golf Week Magazine. Rick also coached the Maple Dale Junior Golf teams, which won the Delmarva Peninsula Championship 23 times in a 25-year span. As a coach and teacher, McCall has
developed many outstanding young golfers. Many of them played for Dover High School, winner of 17 Delaware scholastic golf titles, which is believed to be a national record. McCall’s protégés
include: Heather Bowie, winner of more than $2 million on the LPGA tour and a four-time college All-American; Canadian Tour pro Chris Wisler, a three-time All American at East Tennessee State
University; Joey Maxon, touring pro and three-time All-American at Clemson University; and Chris Noll, the 2002 NCAA Division III national golf champion while at Wesley. McCall’s work with young
golfers at Maple Dale earned a Philadelphia Golf Association citation as “the longest running and most successful Junior Golf program in Delaware history.” Rick organized several local golf
tournaments, including the Dana Reed Memorial, the Fran Lore Better Ball Tournament, the Kent County Amateur Championship and the Kent County Open. He continues to provide free lessons for junior and
senior golfers.

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