Lead CMU Women's Golf Program
Cheryl Stacy has been hired to lead the Central Michigan women’s golf program, Director of Athletics Dave Heeke announced on Wednesday. Stacy will draw upon a wealth of experience as an instructor, collegiate coach and professional player in guiding the Chippewas.
“I am excited to announce the addition of Cheryl Stacy as our women’s golf coach,” Heeke said. “Coach Stacy brings a diverse background that is important as we continue to build a solid foundation for our program. Her head coaching experience and leadership ability makes her a great fit and I expect that she will work well with our student-athletes. I am excited for the future of our program with Coach Stacy at the helm.”
Stacy served as the head coach of the women’s golf program at Michigan from 2009-13. During her time in Ann Arbor, Michigan advanced to NCAA Central Region twice as a team, placing 18th in 2011 and 16th in 2012, and two student-athletes earned All-Big Ten recognition. In 2012, the Wolverines earned their highest finish at the Big Ten Championships under Stacy, garnering fourth place.
Stacy’s student-athletes also excelled in the classroom, as they earned a total of 14 Academic All-Big Ten honors and 16 U-M Athletic Achievement Awards. Two were named Big Ten Distinguished Honors Scholars and one received the prestigious NGCA All-America Scholar-Athlete award.
“I am excited and thrilled to be at Central Michigan,” said Stacy. “It is a great opportunity. I am really looking forward to meeting the team and getting started working on the spring season. I am very grateful and honored.”
Stacy was a standout collegiate player at Ohio State, where she earned All-America honors in 1984 and 1985. She was instrumental in leading OSU to eight tournament wins, including three consecutive Big Ten titles, and was a two-time medalist at the conference championship.
Stacy was inducted into The Ohio State University Women’s Sport Hall of Fame in 2001. Stacy is a Class A Member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division.