IU Northwest Announces the Addition of Men’s and Women’s Golf

iun2Indiana University Northwest and the Office of Athletics are proud to announce the addition of Men’s and Women’s Golf.

The teams will compete at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) level starting fall 2015, and will participate in local tournaments during the fall and spring semesters.

The Office of Athletics has partnered with South Gleason Park Golf Course, located just west of campus, and The Brassie Golf Club, in Chesterton, Ind., to accommodate the new teams.

“This is a great addition to our athletic program,” said Kristofer Schnatz, Director of Athletics. “We are excited to have formed a relationship with The Brassie and South Gleason. These partnerships will allow us to recruit players from both Lake and Porter Counties, as we continue to grow our programming.”

The Office of Athletics is officially searching for a part-time golf coach to lead the program.

Since 2012, the IU Northwest athletics program has grown from three to seven teams: Women’s Basketball, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Golf, Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Basketball, Men’s Cross Country and Men’s Basketball.

For more information about IU Northwest Athletics, or the Golf Program, visit www.iunredhawkathletics.com, or contact Kristofer Schnatz at (219) 980-6793 or kschnatz@iun.edu.

About Indiana University Northwest
As one of seven Indiana University campuses, IU Northwest leads the region as the premier, urban campus dedicated to serving the needs of more than 6,000 students from the state’s most diverse and industrialized region. Committed to helping its local Northwest Indiana communities thrive, IU Northwest is best-known for providing a personal, quality and affordable education close to home. IU Northwest positions its students to be leaders with more than 70 undergraduate, graduate and pre-professional degree options available from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health and Human Services, the School of Business and Economics, and the School of Education. The campus is also host to IU School of Medicine-Northwest, which actively involves students in research and local healthcare needs through its MD program. For more information, please visit www.iun.edu.