Skip Guss
Skip Guss
Title: Women's Head Coach
Phone: 508-793-2571
Previous College: Arizona State
Experience: Second Season

Skip Guss enters his second season as head coach of the women's golf team in 2014-2015.

In his first year at the helm of the women's golf program, the Crusaders had five student-athletes named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Guss comes to Holy Cross with an expansive knowledge and many years of experience in the game of golf. A graduate of Arizona State University, Guss qualified for the PGA Tour in 1977 and was a member until 1978. He later became a Class A teaching professional for the PGA of America in 1982, giving more than 32,000 golf lessons since then. Guss was personally instructed by Sam Snead (World Golf Hall of Fame), Jack Grout (Jack Nicklaus’ life-long instructor) and Peter Kostis (CBS golf analyst).

Recently, Guss was a qualifying medalist and participant in the 2005 United States Senior Open and was the winner of the 2005 Rhode Island Senior Open. Over the course of his professional golf career, Guss has won over 30 individual tournaments.

Guss is the owner of the GolfRite Performance Center in Southborough, Mass., where he provides personalized instruction and video lessons to his clients. His former students include LPGA, PGA and Champions Tour tournament winners as well as a U.S. Amateur champion and a Walker Cup member. He was voted as the fifth best golf teacher in Massachusetts by his peers in 2013, which was published in the November issue of Golf Digest. In 2014, Guss was named the PGA of New England Teacher of the Year.