David Hopkins will begin his first season as the Head Men's and Women's Golf Coach at Shawnee State University this year. Coach Hopkins has served as the Assistant Men's Golf Coach the last four years under SSU Hall of Fame coach, Roger Merb.
Coach Hopkins is a graduate of Portsmouth East High School and an alumni of Shawnee State University where he earned a degree in Education. Coach Hopkins began his coaching career at Notre Dame High School in 1996. He coached the Notre Dame Titans from 1996 to 2000, where the Titans claimed the Southern Ohio Conference (SOC) Champions title every year. Under his coaching regime, both the team and individual players advanced to the State Tournament multiple years, including a 1996 State Runner-Up Title for the team. Coach Hopkins is a 5-time SOC Coach of the Year.
In addition to coaching golf, Coach Hopkins acted as a basketball official for 30 years, where he had the opportunity to officiate State Tournament games as well as the NAIA National Tournament playoffs.
Coach Hopkins and his wife Gayle live in Rosemount and are proud parents of a daughter, Anne, who is a senior at Marshall University.
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|Holley Hart||FR||Falmouth, Kentucky||Pendleton County HS|
|Emily Hayes||SO||Pataskala, Ohio||Watkins Memorial HS|
|Shania Massie||JR||Greenfield, Ohio||Greenfield HS/Ohio University-Chillicothe|
|Savannah McCoy||FR||Peebles, Ohio||Peebles HS|
|Katherine Pirro||FR||Gahanna, Ohio||Gahanna Lincoln HS|
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