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Chad Hossack Named Assistant Women's Golf Coach

Aug. 15, 2006

(San Francisco) - Chad Hossack, an experienced collegiate and amateur player and coach has been hired as an assistant coach at the University of San Francisco as announced by head coach Josh Cupp. It is Cossack's first year of coaching at the collegiate level.

"I am excited to be working with Chad," Cupp said. "His playing resume speaks for itself, and that experience will bring more credibility to our program. His golf IQ is off the charts and that knowledge will be utilized both in working everyday with our current student-athletes and recruiting prospective student-athletes. We are fortunate to have Chad on the Hilltop."

Hossack owns an impressive playing resume from prep ranks to amateur and brings more than 20 years of tournament golf experience to the Hilltop. Some highlights include medalist honors at the 1993 Arizona 5A High School State Championship, qualifying for the 1998 US Amateur, and a win at the 2000 Arizona Amateur Stroke Play. He has competed all over the country and has represented Arizona a number of times in team events.

"I am very excited about being a part of the team here at USF," Hossack said. "There are a bunch of talented players that work extremely hard and have a very dedicated coach in Josh. I think the team is going to continue to improve and I can't wait for the season to start."

Hossack played his college golf at Old Dominion University (1994-98) and served as a co-captain for the Monarchs during his junior and senior seasons. He graduated from Old Dominion in 1998 earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management.

After graduating from ODU, Hossack served four years in the US Army as a persian farsi linguist.

Hossack plans to pursue a graduate degree in Sports Business here at USF.