BOISE, Idaho Boise State University Director of Athletics Gene Bleymaier announced the hiring of Nicole Harris as the head coach of the Bronco women’s golf team, Wednesday.
Harris, who will start immediately, joins the Boise State coaching ranks after serving as an assistant coach with TCU in Fort Worth, Texas, since 2003. The Horned Frogs made five consecutive NCAA postseason appearances during her time at the school.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone of Nicole’s caliber and experience joining our staff,” Bleymaier said. “She has been an integral part of TCU’s success the past four-plus years.”
This past season Harris helped lead the school to the Mountain West Conference Championship, an 11th-place finish at the NCAA National Women’s Golf Championships and a final national ranking of No. 17 (Golfstat).
A 2000 graduate of Centenary College in Shreveport, La., Harris competed on the Ladies’ golf team for two years and was team captain her senior year. She also competed on the women’s golf team for two seasons at Western New Mexico University in Silver City, N.M.
From 2000-02 Harris served as the manager of tournament administration for the American Junior Golf Association in Braselton, Ga., running a number of junior golf tournaments all over the country.
“I am extremely excited about the opportunity to coach at Boise State,” Harris said. “I am really impressed with the entire athletic department as well as the University itself. I am really happy to be a part of it.”