Cal Poly Men's Golf Coaching Staff

Scott Cartwright
15th Season

Scott Cartwright is in his 15th season as head coach of the men's golf program, which was resurrected in 2000 and coached by Tom Moos for one year. Cartwright also served 12 seasons as the women's golf head coach from 2003-15.

A former golf pro at the San Luis Obispo Country Club, Cartwright guided the Mustang men's program to its first Big West Conference championship in 2006. He also coached former Mustang standout Travis Bertoni to 11 career wins, including the Big West individual title in 2005.

The 2008-09 Mustangs won two team championships -- Beaveheart Classic hosted by UC Riverside and the Cal Poly Men's Intercollegiate at Cypress Ridge.

The 2009-10 squad won the Firestone Grill College Invitational as well as the Cal State Bakersfield Spring Invitational, but finished eighth in the Big West Conference Championships.

The 2010-11 squad earned first-place finishes in the Folino Invitational and Lamkin Grip Challenge (Cal Poly) along with a second and a third. The Mustangs finished fourth in the Big West Conference Championships.

Geoff Gonzalez won the Folino Invitational, placed seventh in the Big West finals and became the first Mustang to advance to the NCAA Division I National Championship.

The 2011-12 Mustang team earned third-place finishes in the Pat Hicks Invitational (St. George, Utah) and Lamkin Grip Match Play Challenge (Arroyo Grande, Calif.) and placed seventh in the Big West Conference Championships. The 2013-14 squad captured team titles in the Firestone Grill Cal Poly Invitational at Monarch Dunes and the Pat Hicks Invitational while last year's team finished second in the Cal Poly Match Play Challenge and tied for third in the Nick Watney Invitational.

Cartwright has coached a pair of Big West Conference individual champions -- Travis Bertoni in 2005 and Justin De Los Santos in 2015.

Other positions held by Cartwright include head coach of the golf team at San Luis Obispo High School from 1997-2000 and head pro at the Mountain View Country Club in Corona from 1981-90.

He was named Northern Chapter Golf Professional of the Year in 1993 and 1997.

Cartwright played golf at Cal State Fullerton and graduated in 1981 with a major in physical education and a minor in business.

He has played in numerous tournaments, winning the 1998 Straight Down Fall Classic in San Luis Obispo and teaming with former Cal Poly golfer Rebecca Norris to win the Southern California PGA Pro-Lady Championship in 2006 at the Santa Ana Country Club. He also won the event in 1991.

Cartwright was a PGA Tour qualifier for the 1991 San Diego Open and has worked in professional golf for over 25 years.

He has guided the Cal Poly men's team to the NCAA West Regional twice and individuals in three other regionals.

Scott and his wife Cheryl have two children.

 

Jonathan Fleming
Second Season

Jonathan Fleming, a pitcher on the Cal Poly baseball team in 2004 and 2005, was hired as an assistant golf coach in December 2014. He will assist men’s coach Scott Cartwright and women’s coach Sofie Aagaard with coaching and administrative duties.

“As a Cal Poly graduate and former student-athlete, I am thrilled to be back at this incredible institution!” said Fleming. “I look forward to working under and learning from both Coach Scott Cartwright and Coach Sofie Aagaard and helping our student-athletes in any way possible.

“It’s an honor and pleasure to be associated with such an amazing university and to have the opportunity to learn from such incredible coaches,” Fleming added. “I look forward to working with the talented and dedicated group of student-athletes we currently have and am excited to hopefully being part of the Cal Poly family for years to come!”

From 2007-14, Fleming was employed at Woods Valley Golf Club in Valley Center, Calif., serving as Director of Golf from October 2013 to December 14, 2014. He oversaw all maintenance, food and beverage, merchandising and golf tournaments. Prior to that, he was a tournament director and first assistant at the golf course.

During his time at Woods Valley, Fleming also served as a coach of the women’s golf team at Palomar College in San Marcos, Calif. He was co-head coach the last four years at Palomar, guiding the Comets to the 2011 California Community College state team title. He also coached the 2012 state individual champion and directed the program’s annual fundraising golf tournament.

Before becoming co-head coach in 2011, Fleming took some time off to pursue his dream of a professional playing career.

Fleming compiled a 4-1 record and 3.48 ERA during his junior season (2004) at Cal Poly before elbow problems limited his appearances the rest of his Mustang career. He compiled a 19-4 record and 3.10 ERA with 147 strikeouts in two seasons at Palomar Community College before transferring to Cal Poly, earning All-Pacific Coast Conference honors in 2004.

A 2000 graduate of Valley Center High School in San Diego County, Fleming was the 2000 Valley League Player of the Year and led Valley Center to the 2000 CIF-San Diego Section Division III championship game after a perfect 16-0 league season. Fleming, a two-time all-league pick and an All-North County selection, also played basketball at Valley Center.

Fleming obtained his bachelor’s degree in social science at Cal Poly in 2006 with a minor in anthropology/geography and history.

Fleming will complete certification for PGA Class A membership by December 2015 and also will complete level 3 certification from the Titleist Performance Institure in October 2015. He plans to obtain his college coach green reading certification from Aim Point Golf in December 2015.

Fleming is certified by TRX in suspension training, functional training and as a RIP trainer. Hobbies include reading and writing, working out, beach and golf.