Thunderbird Golf Coaching Staff
Head Coach - Ray Helphrey
Coach Ray Helphrey enters his first season as the Thunderbird Golf Coach. Helphrey is a 1991 graduate of Century High School in Bismarck where he was a four-year letter winner in golf. Helphrey went on to golf at Bismarck State College, earning All-Region honors twice and was an NJCAA National Tournament qualifier both year`s at BSC.
Helphrey has been employed in the golf business at various golf courses in Bismarck since 1993. Most recently working with the Dakota Junior Golf Association teaching all aspects of the game of golf to area youths under the age of 18.
Helphrey was a Golf Professional/course manager and teaching Professional at Riverwood Golf Course in Bismarck, ND from 2001-2010. Ray also worked in various golf positions during the winter at PGA West in LaQuinta, CA. Desert Falls Country Club in Palm Desert, CA. and Desert Horizons Country CLub in Indian Wells, CA.
Coach Helphrey is an enrolled member of The Three Affiliated Tribes at Fort Berthold North Dakota (Hidatsa).