Trujillo Named Regional Coach of the Year

By Doug Fitzgerald published June 18, 2009

Phil Trujillo of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the NCAA Division II Central Region Golf Coach of the Year.

In his eight seasons as the coach of the Mountain Lions, Trujillo has guided UCCS to six Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference titles, including the past four, and four berths at the National Championship Tournament.

Columbus State's Mark Immelman was been named the Division II Eaton Golf Pride National Coach of the Year.

Immelman led the Cougars to three tournament victories this season, as well as a third place finish at the NCAA Championship. Columbus State was ranked number one in the final two Golf World/NIKE Golf Coaches' Polls of the season.

Immelman was also named as the Southeast Region Coach of the Year. Joining him as regional coaches of the year were John Cook of CSU-Stanislaus (West), Billy Gamble of North Alabama (South), Wayne State's Mike Horn (Midwest), Dax Johnston of Central Oklahoma (South Central), Fayetteville State's Raymond McDougal (Atlantic), Pete Stevens of Post (East) and Trujillo (Central).

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