Herb Page – Class of 2012

herb_pageKent State Director of Golf Herb Page, originally from Markham, is one of the most respected coaches in collegiate golf after 30 years leading the Kent State golf program. After arriving at Kent as an undergraduate student athlete in 1970, Page has been  Head Coach since 1978 where he has worked tirelessly to develop his athletes while serving as a fundraiser and ambassador for the game of golf. He has led the Golden Flashes golf team to three top-10 national finishes, three NCAA regional titles, 16 Mid-Atlantic Conference (MAC) titles, and 73 tournament titles. He has mentored 82 All-MAC golfers, 21 All-Americans and 19 athletes selected as All-America Scholar-Athletes. His athletes have also gone on to success on the professional stage; Page has mentored 2003 British Open champion Ben Curtis, as well as Kent State’s first-team All-American and current Nationwide Tour member in Jon Mills along with a half-dozen others playing professional golf. He is a member of the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Hall of Fame and received the GCAA Labron Harris award in 2008.  Page is an 18-time MAC Coach of the Year recipient and has been honoured eight times as NCAA District IV Coach of the Year. With a long history of recruiting and coaching Canadian athletes at Kent, Page has made a significant impact in the lives of countless athletes.