SIU-C now must find a new leader of the golf program
The head of the golf program at SIU-Carbondale has stepped down.
Director of Golf Danielle Kaufman has resigned after four years.
Kaufman was named the head coach for the women's golf team in 2018. She guided the Salukis to a Missouri Valley Conference Championship in 2019, then added director of golf responsibilities for both the men's and women's programs in 2020. Most recently, she led the men's program to an MVC title in 2022.
The Nashville, Illinois native played golf at Southern under Saluki Hall of Fame coach Diane Daugherty and graduated in 2008. She also earned a master's degree from SIU.