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Former Texas assistant to guide UNLV men’s golf team

Jean-Paul Hebert was named the third full-time coach in the UNLV men’s golf team’s 50-year history.

The 51-year-old Houston native spent the past eight years as a Texas assistant, helping the Longhorns win the national title this month. He was voted the nation’s top assistant in 2020.

A former All-America and professional golfer, Herbert also spent nine years as an associate producer with The Golf Channel and CBS. He takes over a Rebels program that qualified for an NCAA regional for 31 straight years through 2019.

Michael “Chub” Drakulich became UNLV’s first full-time men’s golf coach in 1972 before Hall of Fame coach Dwaine Knight took over in 1987.

UNLV’s new men’s golf coach has impressive resume

As an assistant at Texas, Jean-Paul Hebert coached nine All-Americans and won two national titles. He hopes to achieve that same level of success at UNLV.