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Saturday, July 27, 2019 6:10 pm

Potts named Cougars golf coach

JOURNAL GAZETTE

Corey Potts has been hoired as coach of the Saint Francis men’s and women’s golf programs.

Potts is a 2008 Saint Francis graduate who served as Cougars  captain his final three playing for then head coach Chad LaCross, brings extensive course experience to the position. Most recently Potts served as Professional Golfers Association of America assistant professional at Sycamore Hills Golf Club. After graduating from USF, the Northrop High School grad was the assistant pro at the Golf Club of Indiana (Zionsville), Twin Lakes Golf Club (Carmel) and in Georgia at The Country Club of the South near Atlanta for three seasons.

“I'm really excited to be back at the University of Saint Francis as the Men's and Women's Head Golf Coach,” Potts said in a school new release. “Golfing at the University of Saint Francis for four years and serving as Captain for the last three years, I know what it takes to compete. I'm excited for the upcoming season and I'll do everything I can to make sure these young men and women are ready to compete on a day in and day out basis. I hope to create a culture here at USF that will stick with these young athletes forever, not only in golf, but in life. When a USF golfer graduates and looks back at their time here, I want them to be happy they chose USF.

Potts replaces Tim Alexander, who resigned at the end of the 2018-19 season. Alexander’s tenure included a two-time Crossroads League Tournament champion and two-time NAIA National Championship Tournament qualifier Marissa Singer. USF’s women’s team finished a program best second in the 2019 CL Tournament championship.