Rick Yeary enters his eighth season as a volunteer assistant coach with the UAB men's golf team. Yeary is currently the golf chairman as Shoal Creek Country Club, where the Blazers host the annual Shoal Creek Intercollegiate.
Yeary has an accomplished golf background, and played in two USGA Senior Amateur events (2001 and 2002). While in college, Yeary was a standout baseball player for the Indiana State Sycamores, earning four letters during his stint in Terre Haute, Ind.
Yeary is married and has three daughters and four grandchildren.