New assistant coach for men’s and women’s golf Noah Goldman comes into a national championship team with an establish reputation that he hopes to contribute to.
“This is a great opportunity with a wonderful organization,” Goldman said. “I’m looking forward to the opportunity ahead of me.”
Goldman had been the assistant coach at Stamford University in Birmingham, Alabama, for one year. There he helped the women’s golf program accomplish nine top 10 finishes in 11 tournaments, including two tournament wins and five top-five finishes.
Prior to coaching at Samford, Goldman played golf professionally in the Peach State Tour finishing in the top in three of eight tournaments.
A graduate of Mississippi State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree and MBA in business administration, Goldman excelled as a player in the NCAA Division I Southeastern Conference (SEC). During his four years at MSU, he ranked at the top with the third most career tournament wins, fifth in career scoring and sixth in a single season scoring average. Goldman was also twice named SEC Golfer of the Week.
His list of achievements also goes back as far as high school in Longwood, Florida. Where he attended Lake Mary H.S and was captain of the school golf team. There Goldman led his team to win the Seminole County Conference Championship and being named to the county’s conference team and landing a spot of on the Orlando Sentinel all-County team.
Goldman said he’s ready for the challenges of coaching a championship team.
“I want to continue to keep winning, keep getting better and keep our goals high,” he said, “Sometimes, when you have a winning program like ours it’s hard to set goals higher, I don’t want to fall into that trap.”
He hopes to accomplish another Championships for his team, but help his players improve not only on the golf course but off it also.
“Being ready to succeed” is Goldman’s motto and he intends to instill that into his players, not only as a coach, but as a mentor.