Eric Wyrick is now entering his sixth season as the head coach of the Union Men's and Women's Golf program.
Wyrick was named the head men's golf coach in January 2007, making him the fourth person to man the position since the program was reinstated in 1995.
He helped lead the Bulldogs to the program's first birth in the NAIA Men's Golf National Championship in 2009. Union finished 26th at the event after qualifying by winning the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament. Wyrick guided the Bulldogs to the program's first Appalachian Athletic Conference regular season title earlier in the season as well. For his efforts, Wyrick was named the 2009 AAC Men's Golf Coach of the Year. Under his guideance, Union has a total put a total of two players on the All-AAC squad, including the 2009 AAC Tournament medalist.
Wyrick is no stranger to Union or the Bulldog golf program. A four-year member of the team, Wyrick was a member of the 2003 Appalachian Athletic Conference Championship team. In addition, Wyrick was a four-time AAC All-Conference Team Member.
In addition to being the men's golf coach, Wyrick is Union's women's golf coach.
In 2006, the Hamilton, Ohio native graduated from Union with a B.S. in Business Administration.
Anthony Carruba enters his third season as an assistant coach for the Union men's and women's golf teams in 2013.
Carruba, a native of Lynch, Ky., is responsible for assisting in budget control for both teams, assists head coach Eric Wyrick in individual swing instruction and prepares daily team practices.
Carruba is no stranger to the Union golf program, as he competed on the men's squad from 2008-2010. He was a member of the 2009 Bulldog squad that won the Appalachian Athletic Conference regular and tournament championships. Carruba transferred into the program in '08 and was a team captain in both of his seasons on the team.
Carruba graduated from Union in 2010 with a degree in middle grades education. He currently resides in Barbourville.