NE-10 Hall of Fame: Bryant’s Archie Boulet

NE-10 Hall of Fame: Bryant’s Archie Boulet


July 19, 2016

MANSFIELD, Mass. – The Northeast-10 continued formally recognizing its Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on Tuesday, beginning to honor the three head coaches within the distinguished group this week. The first coach to be honored was former Bryant golf coach Archie Boulet.

Boulet served as head coach for 47 years and led Bryant to 20 Northeast-10 Conference Championships. Under his direction, Boulet led Bryant to 31 NCAA Championship appearances and 11 New England titles. He was named NE-10 and New England Coach of the Year 18 times – records that still stand to this day.

A member of seven Halls of Fame, including the National Golf Coaches Association’s, he coached 21 All-Americans during his time in Smithfield, R.I. Boulet was a professor at Bryant for 38 years, and served as the Chair of the school’s Science Department for 19 years.

The newest members of the NE-10 Hall of Fame were honored at the conference’s annual banquet, which was held on June 6.

  • Arthur “Archie” Boulet served as Bryant’s head coach from 1964-2011
  • The Bulldogs won 20 of the first 27 NE-10 men’s golf titles seasons in the league under the legendary Boulet
  • Boulet led Bryant to nine straight NE-10 titles from 1984-1991
  • Under Boulet’s watch, Ray Isle won four straight NE-10 individual men’s golf titles from 1993-1996, which still stands as a conference record 

The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,500 student-athletes. 

Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.