**GCAA Region Coach of the Year: 2000, 2008, 2010
**PBC Coach of the Year: 2000, 2008, 2011
Jimmy Wilson returns to coach Bobcat Golf in the spring of 2020. He spent 20 seasons at the helm of the GC Golf program, stepping into full-time administration with GC Athletics in 2015.
Wilson has served the NCAA Division II Men's Golf Committee as a rep for the South/Southeast region, and was the Chairman of the NCAA Division II National Committee for Men’s Golf for the 2015-16 season.
In 2008 Wilson guided one of the best seasons in program history. The Bobcats won the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship and took fourth at the NCAA Division II Championship, the highest-ever national finish for a Georgia College golf squad. Wilson was honored with plenty of hardware for his work in 2008, nabbing both the Southeast Region and Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year honors.
2011-12 was another great year for coach Wilson and the Bobcats. Being led by three All-Americans, they finished third in the PBC Championship, and followed that with a first place Regional finish before finishing fifth at the NCAA Finals.
Wilson also garnered region coach of the year honors in 2010, a year where the Bobcats were the preseason national No. 1 and won a trio of tournaments, including the 2010 Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship.
Wilson has guided the Bobcats to 18 straight NCAA Tournament appearances (1998-2015). His teams reached the national championship round of the NCAA Tournament in 1998, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 2009, and 2012. Wilson guided the Bobcats to PBC Championships in 2010 and 2000, and was also named the league's Coach of the Year in 2000.
The Bobcats finished fifth at the NCAA National Tournament in 1998, 10th in 2000, tied for fifth in 2001, 10th in 2004, 15th in 2005, sixth in 2007, fourth in 2008 and fifth in 2009. Wilson has coached 24 All-Americans in his tenure with the Bobcats, including coaching a player to PBC Golfer of the Year honors five times.
Wilson has led Bobcat golfers to 24 All-America trophies all-time.
Wilson graduated from Georgia College in 1986 and served as the Director of Golf at the Little Fishing Creek Golf Course in Milledgeville from 1988 to April 2007.
Wilson joined the athletic department as full-time staff in April 2007, adding associate athletics director duties in addition to his coaching role. He handles internal operations for the Bobcat athletic department.
Wilson and his wife, Colleen, have three children: Drew, Matt and Sarah. The Wilsons live in Milledgeville.
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