PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Cincinnati Director of Golf Janet Carl has been elected the Vice President of the National Golf Coaches Association (NGCA). Judi Pavon, head women's golf coach at the University of Tennessee, was named the organization's president after serving as vice president since 2008.
Carl, a class A member of the LPGA, has previously served as vice president of the Mid-West section of the LPGA and is currently serving as vice president of the BIG EAST Golf Coaches Association.
"It was an honor to be nominated by my peers and now a privilege to get to serve as vice president," said Carl. "I will have a great opportunity to learn from Judi Pavon and I look forward to working on the Board of the NGCA and helping to make changes to better serve all college golfers."
Prior to her appointment at UC, Carl served as golf coach at Notre Dame Academy in Park Hills, Ky., from 1999-2001, winning Cincinnati Enquirer Coach of the Year honors all three years and Cincinnati Post Coach of the Year twice. She came to the Cincinnati area in 1993 and served in various positions within the golf community prior to taking the post at Notre Dame Academy.
The graduate of the University of Alabama served as the assistant director of the LPGA Junior Girls Golf Clubs in 1994 before being named executive director. She is a Class A member of LPGA Teaching and Club Professionals. Carl was also an instructor in Mexico, Georgia, Vermont, and Florida. She currently teaches at the Golf Ranch in Burlington, Ky., and golf schools at Pine Needles Resort and Golf Club in Pinehurst, N.C.
Carl's 2010 Bearcats captured a pair of tournament titles (UC Fall Invitational, Dayton Fall Invitational), while placing two golfers on the all-BIG EAST team for the first time since the 2007 season.
About the National Golf Coaches Association
The National Golf Coaches Association, founded in 1983, is a non-profit organization representing women's collegiate golf coaches. The NGCA was formed to encourage the playing of college golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition. Today, the NGCA represents nearly 500 coaches throughout the U.S. and is dedicated to educating, promoting and recognizing both its members and the student-athletes they represent.