John Malin begins his fourth year with the men's golf program. Malin was a 33-year member of the admissions staff at Blackburn. A 1981 graduate of Blackburn, Malin played baseball, soccer and golf as a student. Malin also serves as the director of athletics.
Malin's primary goal is to begin the process of rebuilding the golf program to become a top contender in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference again. The 2011 team won the league and advanced to the NCAA Division III Championships in Pennsylvania. Malin now begins the process of returning Blackburn Golf to that level.
Malin resides in Carlinville with his wife, Monica who is a 1990 graduate of Blackburn. John and Monica are the parents of two adult children, Emily, a 2004 alumna of Blackburn and Joe a 2011 alum of Blackburn.