Former Penn State collegiate golfer to assist GCSAA chapters
Lawrence, Kan. (April 27, 2021) – Katrin Wolfe has been named the field staff representative for the Mid-Atlantic region of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
Wolfe joins the GCSAA staff following three years as associate athletic director for East Stroudsburg (Pa.) University, overseeing all aspects of NCAA and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) compliance for 22 varsity sports. She served in a similar role for seven years at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (Pa.) as director of wellness programming & athletic compliance for 15 varsity teams.
"I am excited to join GCSAA as the Mid-Atlantic field rep,” Wolfe said. “ I am honored that I will get to represent GCSAA and connect with local chapters and members. Being able to give back to a game that has helped shape my life is an amazing career opportunity. I look forward to furthering the GCSAA mission by serving the members, advancing the profession and growing the game of golf."
Wolfe earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University and has two master’s degrees, one in exercise physiology from West Virginia University and one in higher education management from the University of Pittsburgh. She is currently working on a doctoral degree in administration and leadership at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn State, she was a member of the women’s golf team. She is a seven-time USGA Women’s Amateur Championship qualifier.
Beginning on May 3, Wolfe will be the GCSAA liaison from her home office in East Stroudsburg for affiliated chapters in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. GCSAA has nine regional field staff members who maintain direct communication with 98 affiliated chapters in North America.