2010-11 Golf Coaches
entering his ninth season as the head coach of the Warrior golf
program, Paul Thompson has brought the menís team to the forefront
of the Frontier Conference, and has made the trip to the NAIA
national tournament more of an expectation than a hope.
Thompson has led the
menís team to five conference titles, coming in 2002-03, 2004-05,
2005-06, 2006-07, and 2008-09, and the womenís team claimed the
conference title in 2005-06.
Under his watch, the
women have competed at nationals six times, while the men have
In 2008-09, the menís team captured the
programís seventh Frontier Conference title, this time by 57
strokes, and wound up finishing in a tie for 27th place at
nationals. The womenís team earned an at-large berth to the NAIA
national meet where the Warriors finished 12th overall.
Thompson has been named the Frontier Conferenceís Menís Coach of the
Year on four occasions; with the latest coming in 2008-09.
Paulís retirement from his position as Vice President of Pepsi Cola
in Lewiston eight years ago opened the door of opportunity to pursue
collegiate coaching. With 39 years of experience in the business
world, he has a strong background in fundraising and management.
A resident of Clarkston,
Wash., Thompson has been married to his wife Judy for 46 years. They
have four children Polly, Tami, Todd, and Scott.
Assistant Coach Cliff Carrick
Carrick has been a
student of the golf game
for the past 50 years.
Cliff is a past club
champion and senior club
champion at Clarkston
Golf and Country Club.
This is Cliff`s first
year as assistant golf
coach for the Warriors.
He plans to help build a
strong, competitive team
by developing the best
short game players in
raised in the San
Francisco Bay area.
After high school he
entered the Air Force.
He served four years at
Fairchild Air Force Base
in Spokane, Washington.
He has resided in the
Pacific Northwest ever
since. Cliff retired
from Kraft Foods as a
sales representative. He
has been married to his
wife Mary for 34 years
and they have six
grandchildren, and 10