Head Coach Helene Gosse
Helene Gosse is a French Canadian by birth and an Australian and American Citizen. She became the head girls golf coach after serving as an assistant coach on the first girls golf team at Shady Side Academy. She has been coaching the Shady Side Academy girls golf team since its inception. As head coach, she has led the girls to win four WPIAL, three regional and three Pennsylvania state championships. An accomplished golfer herself, Coach Gosse has won the Quebec Open twice, the New South Wales Championship, the Canadian Open as well as the New Zealand Open. In her golfing career she has represented Canada, Australia and New Zealand in tournament play. Coach Gosse has served as a substitute French teacher at Shady Side and her son James was a student here. Coach Gosse has a great understanding of the game of golf. Her vast experience enables her to teach and lead the girls to become good golfers and good citizens in the process.