J.D. Lamm is in his third season as the director of golf, as well as head men’s and women’s golf coach in 2020-21.
D&E continued to develop as a golf program, taking a big step forward in 2019-20 under the tutelage of Lamm. The D&E women’s team earned their first tournament title in program history at the Fairmont State Fall Invitational on October 21, 2019. Dorothy Romanek picked up All-MEC Honorable Mention accolades for her finish at the conference tournament in 2019. On the men’s side, the Senators finished third in the MEC at the league championships, while Jordan Hyland earned All-Atlantic Region honors from PING. Evan Lewis and Patrick Smith also brought home all-conference recognition from the MEC, which was determined by the finish at the MEC Championship conducted at Glade Springs.
Lamm led the women’s golf program in its inaugural season in 2018-2019, and coached the men’s program to a runner-up finish at the MEC Spring Invitational.
Lamm comes to Elkins after serving as the head men’s and women’s golf coach at West Virginia Wesleyan during the 2017-18 season. Lamm coached the women’s program to a pair of second-place finishes at the MEC Fall Invitational and the MEC Spring Invitational, a vast improvement from sixth and seventh-place finishes the year before en route to being selected MEC Women’s Coach of the Year.
Lamm guided the men’s program at WV Wesleyan to a third-place finish in the MEC Fall Invitational and a sixth-place finish in the MEC Spring Invitational.
Prior to his time in Buckhannon, Lamm spent four years as the assistant golf professional at The Old North State Club in New London, N. C.
The Old North State Club is ranked as the fourth best private golf course in North Carolina and is primarily known for hosting the men’s ACC Golf Championship each year.
At the Old North State Club, Lamm provided golf swing instruction to club members, headed up multiple junior golf camps and assisted in the scoring of tournaments including the ACC Championship.
Lamm played intercollegiate golf and was a four-year varsity member of the Pfeiffer University team.
After wrapping up his career, Lamm served one season as a volunteer assistant golf coach under head coach Elliot Gealy at Pfeiffer in 2013-14 and was named the assistant golf coach at his alma mater under head coach David Gianferante during the 2015 spring season.
Lamm earned his bachelor’s degree in sports management with a minor in athletic coaching from Pfeiffer University in 2013.
Lamm currently resides in Elkins.