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Sierra Campbell Named Head Women’s Golf Coach

6/13/19

DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia Director of Athletics Lindsay Reeves has announced Sierra Campbell as the second head women’s golf coach in program history on Thursday. Campbell comes to UNG following a highly successful stint as the men’s and women’s golf assistant at NCAA Division II power Dallas Baptist.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Sierra as the newest member of the Nighthawk Athletics family,” Reeves said. “She fits our culture here at UNG and, as an assistant at DBU, has helped build highly respective NCAA Division II teams. I am looking forward to working with her as our new leader as we continue to build a women’s golf program that is nationally successful both on and off the course.”

In her two seasons at DBU, she assisted head coach Kenny Trapp in guiding the team 17 tournament victories including the NCAA Division II West Region Championship in both 2018 and 2019. Respected as a tireless recruiter, Campbell signed or committed four top-150 recruits in the country all while helping DBU sustain at top three national ranking for back-to-back years.

This past season, the second-ranked Lady Patriots team finished reached medal match play at the NCAA Division II National Championships in West Palm Beach, Fla. after finishing seventh in stroke play. She helped mentor three WGCA All-Americans and guided DBU to 10 tournament titles on the year.

“I am extremely excited to be named the head coach at the University of North Georgia,” stated Campbell. “This program has endless potential and I am blessed to be a part of it. I can’t wait to get to Dahlonega and start this journey with these ladies. UNG women’s golf is going great places and I am looking forward to starting the ride.”

Campbell is from Rio Rancho, New Mexico, and attended Midwestern State in Wichita Falls, Texas. During her time at MSU, she earned Lone Star All-Conference honors in 2015, 2016, and 2017, won the Lone Star Conference Championship in 2015 alongside her team and also individually, and was named the Marie Morgan Award recipient in her senior spring season honoring MSU’s top female student-athlete. 

Campbell also coached numerous junior golf camps, women’s clinics, after-school golf academies, and Christ Academy golf clinics in her time with Wichita Falls Country Club.

Campbell graduated from Midwestern in 2017 with a Bachelors in Marketing and is now working towards her Master’s Degree in Sports Management at Dallas Baptist University.

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