Arizona State University Welcomes Mikayla Tatman as Assistant Coach for Women's Golf
TEMPE – In an exciting announcement, Arizona State University's Women's Golf program introduced Mikayla Tatman as the newly appointed Assistant Coach, as confirmed by Head Coach Missy Farr-Kaye.
Following an extensive nationwide search, Tatman emerged as the ideal candidate to join the Sun Devil Women's Golf team, marking a significant addition to the coaching staff.
Tatman arrives at Arizona State after an impressive three-year tenure as an Assistant Coach at the University of Tulsa. During her time there, she played an instrumental role in revitalizing the program's standing. Collaborating closely with Head Coach Annie Young, Tatman contributed to Tulsa's return to the NCAA Championship after a 15-year absence. The championship took place at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, hosted by Arizona State.
Expressing her gratitude for the opportunity, Tatman conveyed her excitement about joining the Sun Devil Family. She conveyed deep admiration for Coach Farr-Kaye and Arizona State Women's Golf, acknowledging the program's inspirational vision. "I am so grateful for the opportunity to join the Sun Devil Family. Since my junior golf days, I've always had an incredible amount of respect for Coach Farr-Kaye and Arizona State Women's Golf,” Tatman said. “The vision of this program is inspiring, and I can't wait to get to work and contend for National Championships. Forks Up!," she added.
Coach Farr-Kaye emphasized Tatman's exceptional qualities, including her contagious energy, ability to forge meaningful connections with alumni, and unwavering passion for the sport. Recognizing her accomplishments in recruiting and her profound understanding of the game, Farr-Kaye identified Tatman early on as the perfect candidate for the role.
Tatman's track record at Tulsa speaks volumes, with the team securing six Top-3 finishes and clinching two tournament victories under her guidance. Her ability to recruit talented athletes and her comprehensive knowledge of the sport have earned her recognition as one of the collegiate level's most promising young coaches.
Coach Tatman's rapid ascent in the industry can be attributed to her skill in building relationships and developing student-athletes both on and off the course, remarked Farr-Kaye. She further emphasized that Tatman's strong desire to be part of the Arizona State program made her an ideal fit for the position.
The addition of Mikayla Tatman to the coaching staff bolsters Arizona State's Women's Golf program, positioning them for continued success in the competitive collegiate landscape.