Champlain St Lawrence's Fred Colgan named 2012 CCAA Golf Coach of the Year
Colgan tops other nominees including Chris Bertram, Jodi Campbell and Matthew Wilson.
Published on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 03:08PM EDT
Fred Colgan of the Champlain St. Lawrence Lions is the 2012 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Golf Coach of the Year.
Colgan coaches the men and women's golf teams in Nérée-Tremblay, QC,
"Fred has done a great job with both teams at Champlain" says Albert Roche, CCAA golf convenor. "Golf is definitely doing well in Quebec."
The Champlain St Lawrence Lions completed the RSEQ golf championships with gold in the men's team and men's individual competitions, as well as a women's individual bronze.
Their current success comes despite the loss of Josée Doyon, two-time PING CCAA Golf National Championships women’s individual titleholder. Doyon now represents Quebec’s provincial team, while other athletes are members of the junior national team and the LGPA.
Colgan is NCCP level 3 coach who believes in long-term athlete development and focusing on both the golfer and their game.
The other nominees for 2012 CCAA Golf Coach of the Year were Chris Bertram of the Fraser Valley Cascades, Jodi Campbell of the MacEwan Griffins and Matthew Wilson of the Seneca Sting.
Colgan received the award Tuesday, October 16 during the CCAA Championship Awards Banquet at the 2012 PING CCAA Golf National Championships in Oshawa,Ont. CCAA Coach of the Year recipients receive a customized ring provided by Jostens Canada, the Official Ring Supplier of the CCAA Championship Awards Banquet.