Head Men's Golf Coach Jeff Mitchell Resigns

June 3, 2004

Stanford, Calif. - Stanford head men's golf coach Jeff Mitchell hasannounced his resignation to pursue other opportunities.

'I would like to thank Ted Leland, Scott Schuhmann and theStanford Athletic department for the opportunity afforded to me to coach atStanford,' said Mitchell. 'I look forward to watching the progress ofthe men's golf program, and all of the sports in the future.'

Mitchell spent four seasons at the helm of the Cardinal men's golfprogram after previously spending time on the PGA Tour as aprofessional golfer and as the director of golf at Texas Tech University.

While on The Farm, Mitchell led the Cardinal to a second-placefinish at the Pac-10 Championships in 2002 - their best finish since 1994when they won. He has had five different athletes earn All-Pac-10honors as well as eight student-athletes earn Pac-10 All-Academic accolades.He also coached nine NCAA Academic All-Americans during his tenure.

Mitchell has been a member of the National Golf CoachesAssociation for over 12 years and he's been involved with the Golf CoachesAssociation of America since 1998. A life member of the PGA Tour since 1976,Mitchell is also a member of the PGA of America.

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