Trimble appointed Louisville women's coach
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Courtney Trimble has been hired as the women’s head coach at Louisville, director of athletics Tom Jurich announced. Trimble comes to Louisville after spending the past three seasons building the Central Florida women's program into a national contender.
Trimble brings a wealth of experience at the collegiate level, as a coach and player. As Courtney Swaim, she played from 1998 to 2002 at Auburn, where she was a three-time all-SEC performer. She played two years on the Futures Tour, the served for three years as an assistant coach at her alma mater before taking over at UCF.
“We are very fortunate to have a person of Courtney’s caliber to lead our women’s golf program,” Jurich said. “She was a terrific college player herself and built a tremendous program as the head coach at Central Florida, both competitively and in the classroom. I was impressed with the long-term plan and excitement she had for our program, as well as her passion for wanting to be at the University of Louisville. She was our No. 1 target all the way.”
In her third season as coach of Central Florida, Trimble guided the Knights to their first NCAA appearance since taking over the program.
“I am extremely excited about this incredible opportunity to coach at the University of Louisville,” Trimble said. “With world-class facilities and a commitment to athletic excellence, Tom Jurich has provided all the resources to make women’s golf one of the nation’s elite. I am looking forward to building on the success of the women’s golf program and bringing it to national prominence.”