Jason Gault, formerly the Associate Head Coach for the Crusaders men’s golf team, was promoted to Head Coach for both the men’s and women’s programs on June 14, 2013.
Gault ascends to the head position after serving as the associate head coach for the men’s program in 2012-13. He was the Crusaders part-time assistant coach for the men and women in 2011-12 and was a volunteer assistant the previous year.
The 2013 Conference Carolinas Men's Coach of the Year, Gault guided the Abbey men to a national ranking as high as ninth, leading the Crusaders to a pair of wins and three other top five finishes. The Crusaders won the stroke play portion at the Conference Carolinas championships. Under Gault’s tutelage, Adam Hedges and John Frisby were the top two ranked players in the Southeast Region, with Hedges earning his second consecutive Conference Carolinas Player of the Year honor. Hedges qualified for the NCAA National Championships after advancing in a playoff in the regional.
A native of Gastonia, Gault attended Ashbrook High School and later matriculated to Lenoir-Rhyne.
In addition to his golf role, Gault owns and operates his own courier business which specializes in office supply deliveries.
Gault and his wife, Emily, who is a registered nurse at Carolinas Medical Center, have two children, Ethan (5) and Callie (2).