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Milford HS Mourns Passing Of Former Golf Coach Doug Kassen

Posted on: April 7, 2018

Milford High School is saddened to learn of the recent passing of longtime teacher and head boys golf coach Doug Kassen. Coach Kassen was inducted into the Milford Athletic Boosters Club Hall of Fame in 2008, along with the state champion 1989 boys golf team. He taught at Milford from 1970 through 2000 and led the golf program from 1975 until his retirement in 2009.

 

“Coach Kassen was a huge part of Milford Schools and Milford Athletics for a very long time,” stated Director Athletics Mark Trout. “He made a lasting positive impact on many students and athletes, especially in our boys golf program!”

 

Arrangements for Mr. Kassen are being handled by TP White Funeral Home in Mt. Washington; services are being finalized.

 

Below is Coach Kassen’s biography from when he retired in 2009:

 

Milford Position(s):

  • Head Boys’ Golf Coach (1975-2009)
  • Milford HS Industrial Technology Teacher (1970-2000)

 

High School Alma Mater: Amelia High School (Amelia, OH)

 

College Alma Mater(s):

  • Undergraduate ~ Morehead State University (Morehead, KY)

 

High School and College Sports Played:

  • High School ~ Football, Basketball

 

Honors/Achievements/Awards:

  • 2008 Inductee into the Milford HS Athletic ‘Hall of Fame’
  • 2008 FAVC Buckeye Co-Champions and ‘Coach of the Year’ (Boys Golf)
  • 2007 FAVC Buckeye Co-Champions (Boys Golf)
  • 2006 Inductee into the Amelia HS Athletic ‘Hall of Fame’
  • 1993 Inductee into the OHSAA Golf Coaches ‘Hall of Fame’
  • 1990 GMC Champions and ‘Coach of the Year’ (Boys Golf)
  • 1989 OHSAA State Champions (Boys Golf)
  • 1989 GMC Champions and ‘Coach of the Year’ (Boys Golf)
  • 1988 EML Champions (Boys Golf)
  • 1987 EML Champions (Boys Golf)
  • 1985 EML Champions (Boys Golf)