Friday, May 23, 2008
Chavez NJCAA Division I Eaton Golf Pride National Coach of the Year
Odessa CC coach earns honor for second straight-season
OWENS CROSS ROADS, Ala. ? Paul Chavez of Odessa CC has been named NJCAA Divison I Eaton Golf Pride National Coach of the Year announced the Golf Coaches Association of America. It is the second-straight season Chavez has claimed the award
Chavez - a 2007 NJCAA Golf Coaches Hall of Fame inductee - led the Wranglers to eight tournament titles in 2007-2008, including six-straight to end the regular season. Additionally, Odessa defeated McLennan in a match to open the spring. The team captured runner-up finishes in its three other regular season events. Chavez also coached Joseph Totah to PING First-Team All-America honors and placed Jordan Jeffers on the second team.
?It is truly a greast honor to receive Coach of the Year,? said Chavez. ?I?d like to thank the committee members and everyone who was prominent in the selection. Our team had a great year and without their dedication and and work ethic this would not have been possible.?