Bryan Stevens enters his second year as Head Coach at Bellevue College. Bryan has a strong passion for coaching and teaching the game and strives to help each player reach their full potential. His goals for the team include graduating players on time, fostering a positive learning environment for personal, academic and athletic growth, and opportunity, structure and path for players to fulfill their golf goals. Stevens also has intentions of facilitating players graduating on to Division I and higher level collegiate competition.
Bryan is a K-Vest Level 2 Certified Instructor, a Titlist Certified Club Fitter and Staff Professional as well as being TPI Certified.
Bryan began golfing when he was 12, played locally at Interlake HS and then in college at the University of Washington. After winning the Seattle City Amateur in 1997, he turned professional and played mini-tours from 1997-2001, but found his real passion in teaching and coaching. He works with many successful high school, college and professional players and is very excited to be leading the growth and success of the Bellevue College Golf program.
After nine years as Golf Coach at Forest Ridge HS in Bellevue, Keith Mickle joined the Bellevue College Golf Staff as an assistant coach in 2015. In his nine years at Forest Ridge, Keith was voted as Coach of the Year three times, had players qualify and advance to the final round of the high school state tournament 8 out of 9 years. With a team high of third in the state. Furthermore, his squad was league champion or runner up 6 of 9 years.
Keith played his collegiate golf at the University of Puget Sound, and has continued playing and coaching since. He is passionate about teaching and mentoring young golfers to improve their golf game as well as assisting players achieve their golf goals. Be it golf scholarships to play at a four year institution, or being prepared to work in the golf industry professionally.
Kirk Johansen serves as assistant coach for both the Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach at Bellevue College. He was awarded the NWAC Coach of the Year honor in both 2009 and 2010. Kirk is a long time veteran of the golf business beginning his career as a caddy at Inglewood Country Club at the age of 12. That early dedication to the game paid dividends as Kirk earned the right to play collegiately at Bellevue College and then moved on to the University of Washington. While attending college, Kirk continued to work in the golf industry as an assistant at Jackson Park Golf Course in Seattle and in sales with RedBird Sports. Kirk’s knowledge of the game and passion for people led him to serve as Head Professional at Willows Run Golf Course and is a former assistant pro at Glendale Country Club.
Last Updated April 20, 2016