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Golf Coaches

Head Coach Christopher J. Wade

christopher.j.wade@svcc.edu

C.J. Wade enters his second season with the Skyhawks.  After coaching for 10 years between Newman and Sterling, he joined the Sauk coaching staff in August of 2017.  C.J. has his PGA Certification which makes him only one of 2 coaches in Region 4 with that credential.  He played 2 years of golf at SVCC under Coach Dave Williams and Assistant Walt Clevenger.  After Sauk, he earned his bachelors in business (BA) from Northern Illinois University.  He is married to his wife, Kara, and they have 2 children and reside in Sterling.  

  CJ Wade

Assistant Coach Walt Clevenger

Golf Assistant Coach Walt Clevenger

Walt Clevenger enters his 13th season as Skyhawk’s Assistant Golf Coach. Coach Clevenger brings experience to the Skyhawk’s golf program as both competitive golfer and former coach. Clevenger has more than 45 years of competitive golf experience. He will again work with the team members on all aspects of the game, especially course management.

As a collegiate athlete, he played golf at Northern Illinois University (NIU) during his junior and senior year. He competes in golf tournaments throughout the central Illinois. As a coach, Clevenger coached Sauk’s golf program for two years from 1970 to 1972.

Clevenger was also an administrator and teacher in the College’s computer information systems for more than 30 years. He and his wife, Wendy, reside in Dixon. They have a grown son and four grandchildren.