Coach Mannen wrapped up his first season as head coach of the women's golf team where he had three players receive CCAC All-Academic team recognition and one player making the All-Conference team.
Prior to being named head coach, Mannen spent three and a half years as an assistant coach to both the men's and women's program.
Coach T.J. Mannen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Ball State University in Muncie, IN. Soon after, he earned his PGA certification from the Professional Golfers Association of America in 2005. He has helped many students as well as coaches with golf instruction along his career as Head Golf Professional at Elbel Park Golf Club in South Bend, IN.
During his time as an assistant to both programs, Coach Mannen has helped the men's team achieve a national ranking in the top-25 as well as a trip to the National Tournament in Salem, Oregon while also helping to create a women's program that is developing into a conference contender.