Kincer Named to Methodist University Athletic Hall of Fame

photo of Kim Kincer

Kim Kincer, director of Eastern Kentucky University’s PGA Professional Golf Management program since 2005, will be inducted into the Methodist University Athletic Hall of Fame this fall.

To be nominated, inductees must be athletes, coaches or administrators who have compiled an outstanding career at Methodist or since leaving the university.

Kincer’s litany of coaching accomplishments runs deep from her time at Methodist University:

•   Five NCAA Division III National Championship wins (1998-2002)

•   Four NCAA Division III Player of the Year honorees

•   Coached two NCAA Division III Individual Champions

•   National Golf Coach Association’s National Coach of the Year (2001)

•   12 First-Team All American honors

•   18 NGCA All-Americans

•   Eight NGCA All-American Scholar Athletes

•   13 tournament wins

•   First-round record of 299 in NCAA Division III National Championship

•   Four-round record of 1,214 in NCAA Division III National Championships (11-year record still stands)

•   Three-time Regional Coach of the Year (2000, 2001, 2002)

•   Four-time Golfweek Coach of the Year (1998, 2000, 2001, 2002)

•   100 percent graduation rate of athletes

“Coaching the women’s golf team at Methodist University for five years in one of the highlights of my career,” Kincer said. “Working with the young women on the team was very special. It is a thrill to be an inductee to the Methodist University Athletic Hall of Fame. While it is an honor for me, the award really goes to the players that I coached. They all worked so hard to help the team achieve so much.”

The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C. on Nov. 2.

Methodist University is a 617-acre private educational institution with approximately 2,400 students.

Published on August 02, 2012