Ted Starkey took over as the Head Coach for Men's and Women's Golf at BenU Springfield in March 2012. Starkey, a 2010 graduate of Monmouth College, played men's golf at BenU Springfield, then Springfield College in Illinois, under former head coach Adam Walsh. In his 2007-08 season, the team finished 6th in the nation at the NJCAA Division II National Championships. Transferring to Monmouth College, Starkey led the Fighting Scots to back-to-back Midwest Conference titles in 2009 and 2010. Starkey earned All-Conference honors in his senior season in 2010, finishing in 2nd place individually in the conference. The Scots qualified for the NCAA Division III National Championships twice, finishing 22nd as a team in 2009 and 24th in 2010. Starkey currently holds the 2nd all-time low scoring average at Monmouth College.