Dalton Stevens begins his first season as Head Coach for the Men’s/Women’s Golf Team at Bethany College. He has been in the game of golf for many years and has interned at the Iowa PGA at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside.
Stevens comes to Bethany with an impressive golf background. He played his high school golf at Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids. He was a First Team All-Conference performer his junior and senior season and also First Team All-Metro selection. He also was the Mississippi Valley Conference Player of the Year his junior season. At State his junior year, he was selected as a Second Team-All State performer. After high school, Stevens accepted a full athletic scholarship to play at Kirkwood Community College. He was a Ping All-Central Region selection and also won the Region XI Tournament at Fort Dodge Country Club. He was also a part of the Region XI Team Championship.
Stevens earned two NJCAA National Championship berths in his time at Kirkwood. After Kirkwood, he accepted a scholarship to play at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Ill., before transferring and finished his playing career and degree and Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids.
Stevens will bring knowledge of the game and previous playing experience to Bethany College. His goals for the program are to help our student athletes mature as students first and athletes second.
Stevens coached three All-Americans at his last stop as an assistant at Kirkwood Community College. He also helped them to a National Runner Up finish at the 2016 NJCAA National Tournament. He also coached at Iowa Central CC Prior to Kirkwood.
Stevens graduated with his Associates of Arts Degree from Kirkwood Community College and his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Management) from Mount Mercy University.