Q: What interested you in coming to Long Beach State?
A: Many attributes that I look for in a program, Long Beach State has. Along with the great golfing weather, the women’s golf team is in the top 10% of APR (Academic Progress Rate) in the nation (for women’s golf). This tells me that not only does the program focus on athletics, but also strives to keep the students focused on graduating and keeping their futures in mind. The large campus on the variety of sports as well as the accolades of the athletic department are very inspiring.
Q: What did you learn from your coaching experience at previous institutions that you’ll plan to bring to Long Beach State?
A: I learned very quickly that everyone and every place is different. It is important to take the good things and try to adjust them to make you work for your current situation. During my first coaching position, I will bring the organization and athletic participation. My latest coaching position, I work on my one-on-one teaching skills with the players. I hope to keep working on player development and enthusiasm for the program.
Q: Since you have joined the Beach family, how have you enjoyed Long Beach?
A: I haven’t been here long, but I am jumping in head first with the help of many in the athletic department. Coach Cerulle along with others have been very forthcoming with information which has allowed me to focus on getting off to a quick start.
A: I grew up in a small town called Oakley: it is located just off of the delta in the east bay area.
Q: High School:
A: I went to Deer Valley High School in Antioch, Calif.
Q: College & Major: Brigham Young University 2007 (BA in Communication Studies); University of Phoenix 2010 (MBA)
Q: Career Aspirations:
A: I enjoy working with student athletes and in college athletics. I love the sense of comradery and the team atmosphere. I hope to continue working as a golf coach for the next few years and then eventually working my way into administration within the athletic department.
Q: Most Memorable Sports Moment:
A: Personally, my most memorable sport moment was during my sophomore year of college playing the regional tournament. As a team, we qualified for nationals (which the team hadn’t accomplished in many years). I remember watching our final player finish out the 18th hole and the team standing together on the practice green realizing that we had just completed our season-long goal.
Q: Favorite Movie:
A: A League of Their Own
Q: Favorite Food:
Q: Favorite Vacation Spot:
A: Lake Tahoe
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