Rich Gaard


Rich has coached Boys Varsity Golf at Decorah High School for many years!  Decorah has had many Conference Championships and a tradition of competing at the State level consistently.

Decorah hopes to repeat its trip back to the state meet and improve on its 3rd place finish the last two years!

Rich is retired from full time teaching at Decorah High School but still coaches MS Football besides golf.  Rich has been honored by the Iowa Golf Coaches Assn. as 2010 3A Boys Golf Coach of the Year.  Rich has also received National Golf Coach of the Year awards from both the National High School Coaches Assn. and the National Federation of High Schools.

Rich is married to Carol Gaard  and has one daughter who  is doing her residency in Pharmacy at the VA hospital in Milwaukee after receiving her Pharm D from the University of Iowa.

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