The Women’s Golf Coaches Association has announced that Kory Henkes, head coach of the University of Mississippi Rebels, has been named the 2020-21 Division I Jackie Steinmann WGCA National Coach of the Year Presented by Golf Pride.
Kory Henkes acceptance video: https://vimeo.com/558202268
Henkes recently completed her sixth season with Mississippi in 2020-21, leading the Rebels to the school’s first national championship since football's 1962 title and the first ever national championship for a women’s team. Mississippi finished in fourth place or better in nine of the team’s 10 tournaments during the 2020-21 season, including first place finishes at the East Lake Cup and Gators Invitational. In May, two Rebel golfers earned WGCA All-America honors, with Julia Johnson becoming the program’s first-ever First-Team All-American.
In addition, the WGCA has announced the 2020-21 Golf Pride WGCA Regional Coaches of the Year. These awards are determined by vote from the Division I Awards Committee upon review of the 10 highest ranked coaches in each region and their respective records for the full year.
The 2020-21 Golf Pride WGCA Regional Coaches of the Year are as follows:
South Region Coach of the Year: Kory Henkes, University of Mississippi
East Region Coach of the Year: Dan Brooks, Duke University
Central Region Coach of the Year: Greg Robertson, Oklahoma State University
West Region Coach of the Year: Anne Walker, Stanford University