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NJCU Gothic Knights
Head Men's Golf Coach
TIMOTHY L. BLACK, who served as the first assistant coach in the history of the New Jersey City University men's golf team in 2010, has been appointed as the program's second head coach for the 2011 season.
Black, an avid golfer for more than 35 years and a current member of the United States Golf Association (USGA), will attempt to build New Jersey's newest collegiate program into a title contender.
An accomplished golfer himself, Black
once achieved a hole-in-one at the Forest Hills Golf Club
"I am excited to be given the opportunity to continue building our golf program at NJCU
and working with our student athletes," said Black
"I hope to capitalize on the hard work and determination of our players to improve our results from last year.
I look forward to coaching for many years to come and hosting tournaments in the near future."
, who has been a full-time employee of NJCU
since 1995 as a telecommunications analyst in the Department of Information Technology
, has been a contributor to the Gothic Knight athletic program for many years.
In December, 2009, he was honored with the "NJCU Athletic Appreciation Award," an annual honor bestowed upon a member of the University community as special recognition for their service to the athletics program.
In April 2010 when NJCU hosted the NCAA National Collegiate Women's Bowling championship in North Brunswick, NJ, Black served as a technical consultant at the off campus site and coordinated all internet requirements for the championship's media center, working with the tournament staff to help the NCAA stream live video of all double-elimination matches for an event that was later broadcast on ESPN.
"Tim Black brings a wealth of golfing knowledge to our program, and his enthusiasm and leadership has already paid big dividends, particularly with recruiting," noted assistant athletic director Ken Heaton.
"His keen insight and course management skills made him the obvious choice, and the NJCU athletic department looks forward to a long time partnership with Coach Black."
has also coached girls' soccer as a head and assistant coach from 1996-2009 in his
hometown of Old Bridge, NJ.
possesses an 'F' License and has passed the Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. athletic clinic.
He also serves as a soccer referee in Old Bridge.
A 1978 graduate of Middlesex County Vo-Tech High School in East Brunswick, NJ, Black
, 51, resides in Old Bridge with his
wife, Denise and their four children-Sandra (23), Meghan (21), Catherine (19) and Tim
(15); Sandra will graduate from NJCU
in December, 2011.
Ironically, three of his
four children were born on the same day (November 29) and all four in November.
GET TO KNOW COACH BLACK
Black is a certified barbecue judge