Jayne played her high school golf at Calhoun (Ga.), winning two individual state titles, and enjoyed four years as one of the NAIA’s top golfers (three-time All-American) at Berry College. She has also worked with the Atlanta Junior Golf Association and the Calhoun Junior Golf League.
GPS is a great school with a lot of tradition,” said the new coach of the Bruisers. “Helping John at Lee the last two years really showed me how much I enjoy coaching women's golf. I have wanted to find a place where I could coach women's golf while teaching, and I am really excited that this opportunity found me."
"This is such a good opportunity for Jayne,” said John, who just completed his fourth year of coaching the Lee men and women’s teams.
With the Jayne serving as his assistant, the Lady Flames won seven straight tournaments this past year and have quickly become known as one of the NAIA’s best squads.
“I think she is going to do great at GPS,” he added. “Her own experiences as a player enable her to relate really well with the girls and what they are going through on the course. She has been invaluable in helping me build the women's program here at Lee. I'm excited for her get the opportunity to take her ability and passion to the GPS golf program."
The GPS program has either won or finished second 15 times in TSSAA state championship tournaments. The Bruiser have earned seven state titles, including six in a row from 1975-80. The other came in 1987.
A runner-up trophy from 2008 as their most recent state hardware, while Mary Alice Murphy won an individual state title in 2009.