Chad Bucci
Chad Bucci
Title: Head Men's & Women's Golf Coach
Phone: 419-772-2761

Chad Bucci will enter his sixth season as head men's and women's golf coach at Ohio Northern University.

Bucci is the first full-time golf coach in ONU history and brings a great deal of success and experience with him.

In his five seasons, he has guided the men's teams to a 192-168-5 record, a winning percentagte of .533, and the women's teams to a 160-178 mark, a winning percentage of .473.

He came to Ohio Northern after a three-year stint as head women's golf coach at Otterbein, where he guided the Cardinals to the 2013 OAC title and was named the OAC Women's Coach of the Year.

"I am honored and humbled to have this opportunity to be at Ohio Northern," Bucci said. "I am very excited to get started and build upon the traditions and success of both programs. Our goals will be to be successful both on the course and in the classroom."

Bucci earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education from Malone in 1991 and was a four-year member of the golf team there.

He qualified for the NAIA National Championships in each of his four seasons and won the NAIA District title as a senior in 1991. He also served as a student assistant basketball coach at MU.

Bucci has been a class A-1 member of the PGA for 21 years.

Chad and his wife, Cheryl, have two sons, Sutton and Rocco, and a daughter, Karsten.

Golf under Bucci

Men's Golf


Women's Golf

Year Record Pct. OAC   Year Record Pct. OAC
2017-18 25-50-1 .334 4th   2017-18 27-18 .600 5th
2016-17 49-33-1 .596 4th   2016-17 26-27 .491 3rd
2015-16 38-14-1 .731 2nd   2015-16 39-35 .527 3rd
2014-15 43-20 .683 5th   2014-15 34-36 .486 3rd
2013-14 37-51-2 .422 6th   2013-14 34-62 .354 3rd
5-Year Totals
192-168-5 .533     5-Year Totals
160-178 .473