Jim Deutsch begins his seventh year as assistant coach at St. Thomas for the men's golf team.
Deutsch is a Class A PGA member and with the Minnesota Section PGA for over 20 years. The last two years as an Assistant Golf Professional at Golden Valley Country Club, with prior experience at The Pines at Grandview Lodge, Wayzata Country Club, and Medina Country. He also spent two years as Director of Golf/Head Gold Professional at The Shattuck Golf Club in Jaffrey, New Hampshire.
Besides his duties at Golden Valley and St. Thomas, Deutsch is a Tournament Rules Official for the Minnesota Section PGA working many events each season including The Minnesota Champions, Minnesota State Open, Minnesota Women's Open and Minnesota PGA Section Championship.
For many years Deutsch has been involved with Junior Golf in Minnesota. Serving on the Minnesota Junior Golf Committee which runs over 150 junior events each summer with between 1500 and 2000 junior boy and girl participants. Deutsch has helped the Rochester Lourdes Boys Golf Team that participated in 17 consecutive State Tournaments.
Deutsch has been married to Diane for over 40 years, two children, Michael (Denver, Colo.) and Heather (Maple Grove, Minn.) and five grandchildren.