During his time with the Volunteers, Wallor helped the program make five trips to the NCAA Regionals, with the squad advancing to the NCAA Championships on three occasions. In 2009, the Vols placed second at the NCAA Northeast Regional and then finished 12th at the NCAA Championship.
“I am extremely excited and honored that UCF has selected me as the head men’s golf coach,” Wallor said. “I look forward to adding to the great tradition of the program. It is a very exciting time at UCF, as a university, athletics department and as a golf program. I look forward to putting in a lot of hard work and creating great memories for the UCF program.”
Wallor arrived at Tennessee with an impressive golf résumé. From 2000-02, he served as the head coach at Connecticut, where he helped the Huskies improve 47 spots in the national polls. He also worked as an assistant coach at Davidson from 1999-00.
Before starting his coaching career, Wallor was the director of golf instruction at the Narragansett Country Club in Rhode Island and the Highland Ridge Golf Center in Connecticut. Additionally, he served as the teaching professional at the Dana Rader Golf Institute in North Carolina, and as an assistant professional at the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club in Orlando.
Wallor was a student-athlete at Rhode Island from 1993-98, helping the Rams qualify for the NCAA East Regionals four times. He was team captain as a senior and took medalist honors at the 1997 Bob Toski Invitational. Wallor, who worked as a volunteer assistant coach at Rhode Island in 2002-03, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications in 1998.
After concluding his collegiate career, Wallor won the 2002 Rhode Island State Open and competed on the 2003 New England Professional Golf Tour.