Courtesy of Chestnut Hill College Athletics
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (July 14, 2017) – With the recent resignation of Head Golf Coach, Eric McNamee, Chestnut Hill College Director of Athletics and Recreation, Lynn Tubman is pleased to announce that current Assistant Golf Coach, Mike Paukovits will assume head coaching responsibilities on an interim basis.
"Coach McNamee was instrumental in solidifying our position in the CACC (Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference) and we wish him well in the future. But, we are happy that Mike has decided to stay on and assume head coaching responsibilities on an interim basis while we conduct a search for the upcoming fall."
Paukovits joined the Chestnut Hill College golf coaching staff amidst the 2015-2016 season. A member of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA), Paukovits brings a wealth of competitive golfing experience and coaching skills to help the Griffins. He also functions as the Teaching Professional at St. Davids Golf Club in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Paukovits is directly responsible for all the teaching programs including Private Lessons, Video Analysis, Junior Camps and Clinics, and Club Fitting for the membership. Prior to working at St. Davids, Paukovits was the First Assistant Professional at Stonewall (2010-2011). Paukovits' work history also includes Assistant Golf Professional positions at Moselem Springs Golf Club (2006-2009), Jim McLean Golf School at Trump National Doral in Miami, Florida (2008-2009), and Jupiter Hills Club in Tequesta, Florida (2009-2010). He gained extensive knowledge about the golf swing and coaching from his experience working with the best golf instructors in the country while at the Jim McLean Golf School.
Paukovits received his bachelor's degree in business management at East Stroudsburg University (ESU) in 2004, where he competed on the golf team. Prior to attending ESU, he was a State Champion at Northampton Community College where he became a member of the Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010. Paukovits still enjoys competing in local Philadelphia PGA Section events.
ABOUT THE CACC
The Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference is an NCAA Division II Conference composed of 14 institutions in Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The member institutions are Bloomfield College, Caldwell University, Chestnut Hill College, Concordia (N.Y.) College, Dominican (N.Y.) College, Felician University, Georgian Court University, Goldey-Beacom College, Holy Family University, Nyack College, Philadelphia University, Post University of Waterbury, University of the Sciences, and Wilmington University.