Southeastern Louisiana University golf coach Tim Baldwin enters his 27th season with the Lions and has established a consistently competitive golf program among his peers in the conference as well as nationally since his arrival in 1988.
In a stellar coaching career that has spanned four decades, Baldwin
has produced 58 All-Conference players including eight conference Players of the Year, 45 All-Louisiana selections with golfers 22 times being selected either Player, Freshman or Newcomer of the Year.
In addition, Baldwin
has had three players named NCAA Division I All-Americans in Martin duToit (1997), Andy Smith (2002) and Philipp Westermann (2010) along with 12 Academic All-Americans: Anders Hofvander (2005), Hugo Leon (2006) Brett Bergeron (2006-07), Matthew Carvell, (2008-09), Cedric Scotto (2010-11), Rhys West (2012-13), Grady Brame (2014) and Baptiste Courtachon (2014).
During his 26 years as head coach for the Lions, Baldwin
has had eight players selected as at-large entries into the NCAA Division I Regional Championships with Jon Zieske (1989), Sean Halloran (1994), Martin duToit (1997), Francois Nicolas (1999), Andy Smith (2001), Matthew Carvell (2009), Cedric Scotto (2009) and Grady Brame (2014).
In 1998, Baldwin
was honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America
(GCAA) as District Coach of the Year and has picked up and unprecedented eight Louisiana Sports Writers Association
(LSWA) Coach of the Year honors (â€™89, â€™92, â€™94, â€™98, â€™99, â€™00, â€™07, â€˜13).
was twice named Trans America Conference Coach of the Year (1992 and 1994) and is a four-time Southland Conference Coach of the Year (1998, 2000, 2010 and 2013)
In addition to his many honors and accomplishments, Baldwin has served on the NCAA District 3-South selection committee, including the chair position in 1998-99.
achieved international acclaim when he
guided the United States to a 13-stroke victory at the 2000 World Junior Golf Team Championship in Kobe, Japan.
Prior to joining the Southland Conference, Baldwin led SLU to two Trans America Athletic Conference titles and was named TAAC Coach of the Year in 1992 and 1994.
A native of Goodrich, Michigan, Baldwin
has been associated with the Southeastern golf program since joining the team as a freshman in 1983.
He was a four-year letter winner at Southeastern and served as team captain in his senior campaign while leading the team in stroke average.
Following graduation, Baldwin served as an assistant golf professional at Bay Tree Resort in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
soon returned to Hammond to assume the head coaching duties in August of 1988 as one of the youngest Division I head coaches in the country (22 years, 11 months).
quickly established himself as a winner by guiding the team to a school-record four tournament championships.
, 48, is the father of two daughters, Brienne and Hailey, as well as a stepdaughter, Hannah.
wife, Amanda, reside in Hammond.