Dean Marks completed his 14th season as Kalamazoo College's head women’s golf coach in 2016-17.
Marks grew up in Lawton, Mich. and graduated from Paw Paw High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Eastern Kentucky University in 1993 where he played varsity golf for four years and was team captain his senior year. Marks earned Academic All-America honors twice.
Marks has served as PGA Golf Professional at Milham Park Golf Club and Grand Prairie Golf Course since 1997. He is the director of the Junior Golf Association of Southwest Michigan, was named the “2007 Junior Golf Leader” by the Michigan PGA, and was named a “Top 50 Kids Teacher” by U.S. Kids Golf in 2008, 2009, and 2010. He is one of only a few PGA professionals in Michigan to attain specialty certification in instruction and has been certified as a Level 1 Fitness Professional as well as Level 2 Junior Coach by the Titleist Performance Institute.
Milham Park Golf Club will continue to serve as the home course for the Hornets.