Golf Coaching Staff


Coach Mark Cole
417-667-8181, ext. 2194

Mark Cole is Cottey’s first head golf coach. Mark brings a plethora of higher education and coaching experience to campus and will also be assisting with overall athletic recruiting and advancement efforts. With 11 years as a collegiate coach in both baseball and golf, Mark has been instrumental in rebuilding three athletic programs – the latest at North Carolina Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. In addition, Mark has served as Assistant Director of Admissions, Associate Director of Advancement, and Academic Advisor on other collegiate campuses.

“My main interest is to help make the golf program one that will best represent the department, the College, and its many alumnae and supporters,” stated Cole. “Cottey presents a great opportunity for many young women who look to lead and the importance of their community involvement. I hope to be surrounded with solid student/athletes whose focus will be toward excellence on and off the golf course.”

Cole recently attained his Level III Coaching Certification from the United States Golf Teaching Federation, the largest national organization of certified golf teaching professionals in the world. With a single digit USGA handicap, Cole is a collaborative instructor of the game who emphasizes the importance of the individual needs of each player.

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Interested in playing for the Comets?

Fill out the Prospective Student-Athlete Questionnaire or contact Coach Cole at or 417-667-8181, ext. 2194.