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EASTVIEW HIGH SCHOOL NAMES NEW HEAD GIRLS’ GOLF COACH
APPLE VALLEY, MN- Eastview High School Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Athletics Matt Percival has announced the hiring of Tamara Colluci as Head Girls Golf Coach for the 2015-16 season. Colluci will replace Bob Boldus who has accepted the position of head boys golf position at Rosemount High School.
Coach Colucci is an 8th Grade Communications teacher in District 196 at Rosemount Middle School and most recently served as the Varsity Assistant Golf Coach at Eastview the past eight seasons. While coaching at Eastview, the team has won sections twice, and several golfers have gone to the state tournament and placed in the top five and the top 20.
Before her time at Eastview, Colucci was the assistant coach at Apple Valley High School, Watertown High School, and was the assistant women’s coach at Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM). She has coached at several golf camps and has helped teach new golfers how to play as well as fine tune experienced players’ swings.
Previous to coaching, Colucci was a four-year Varsity player at MSUM. She was an all-conference and all-academic honoree in her time as a Dragon as well. Colucci led the team during her last three years as a Dragon and placed in the top ten many times.
Colucci graduated from MSUM with a degree in Elementary Education, earned her Master’s Degree from St. Mary’s University in Education, and is currently completing a licensure in School Counseling from Adler Graduate School. This is Colucci’s 15th year in the district, 20th year teaching. She has taught a variety of things including 1st- 4th grade, 6th grade, Spanish, and taught for five years in a Gifted and Talented program.
Colucci is a native of Watertown, SD and is a graduate of Watertown High School where she played on the varsity golf team since 7th grade. She went to the state tournament five out of her six years and placed in the top ten in the state.
Colucci currently resides in Rosemount with her family and enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time with her three boys.
“I am honored and privileged to have an opportunity to coach in the Eastview Community! Throughout my years coaching at Eastview, I have had the pleasure and honor of working with talented and dedicated golfers, very positive and involved parents, knowledgeable and talented coaches, along with a very supportive athletic director. I look forward to being a part of great things in the girls’ golf program at Eastview.”
“I coach because I love golf and I love working with the girls! The relationships I form with them on and off the course is incredibly rewarding as I help them grow as golfers and well rounded female athletes. Through hard work, being positive, and teamwork, we will carry on the Lightning tradition of success.”