Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Lindsay Koth, who helped both the Seminole men's & women's golf team advance to the NCAA Championship in 2011, is in her second season as an assistant coach at Florida State. She is the recruiting coordinator for both teams, who she works with on a daily basis, as well as Director of Golf Trey Jones, and Head Women's Coach Amy Bond. During her first season in Tallahassee, the Seminole men played in the NCAA Central Regional championship and the women played in the NCAA East Regional championship.
FIRST SEASON AT FLORIDA STATE
Koth was instrumental in leading the Seminole men and women to their respective NCAA Tournaments in her first season at Florida State. The men played in their sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament, earned six top five finished, and placed second at the USF Invitational. Two Seminole players - Drew Kittleson and Brooks Koepka - earned Regional All-American and All-ACC honors. The women also made their sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, finished the season ranked 29th nationally, earned four top five finishes, had Jessica Negron earn East All-Region, and Maria Salinas earn All-American Honorable Mention, Regional All-American and All-ACC Honors. Koth accompanied both the Seminole men's and women's teams to the postseason, as she traveled with both teams to the ACC Championships and NCAA Regionals.
ACADEMIC SUCCESS & COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Koth's commitment to academic excellence has been instilled in her throughout her life and has followed her to the beginning of her coaching career at Florida State. Koth graduated from the University of Colorado - Boulder with a degree in Sociology, as a four-year letter winner on the golf team, and member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll. During her first season at Florida State, five Seminoles here names to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. She was a student ambassador in high school and a four year member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, serving as President her senior year. Lindsay believes in promoting service in the community and working with the players in volunteering off the course. The Women's team was awarded the "Golden Nole Award for Service" for the eighth year in a row.
PRIOR TO COACHING
During her summers in college, Koth taught at numerous Nike Golf Camps, as well as the Marquette University Golf Camp. She has been involved with coaching several youth basketball teams throughout high school and college. Following graduation, she took a job with the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) as a Tournament Coordinator. It was her duty to travel the country facilitating prestigious junior tournaments and promoting the road to college golf. Her positive experience with working with young golfers led her to join the field of collegiate coaching.
JUNIOR GOLF SUCCESS
Originally from Madison, Wis., Koth was a member of two state championship teams at Madison Edgewood High School in 2001 and 2002. She won the individual state championship title and was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Women's Advocate of Wisconsin Golfer of the Year in 2002. Koth earned All-State and All-Conference First Team honors as a Senior, All-State Second team as a Junior, and All-State Honorable Mention as a Sophomore. She was named PowerBar Midwest Athlete of the Week and City of Madison Female Player of the Year as she tied the state championship record for low score in winning the individual title. She also competed on Madison Edgewood's basketball and soccer teams. Lindsay's parents Robin and Denise and younger sister Brittany reside in Madison, Wisconsin.
Updated August 2011