Virgil Herring joined Ensworth in 2017 as the Head Coach of the High School Varsity Golf team. Herring received his degree in Professional Golf Management and Marketing from Mississippi State University and qualified as a Golf Professional in 1994. Herring has an extensive background in golf instruction, with more than 20 years of experience and over 32,000 lessons taught. He is a Charter Member Golf Channel Academy Lead Instructor and a two-time recipient of the Tennessee PGA Section Teacher of the Year. Herring has taught two PGA tour winners, two Web.com Tour winners, and more than 154 junior golfers who have earned college golf scholarships.