Cody Peterson is in his first season as the head coach of
the Lady Hardrocker golf program. He is no outsider to the Black Hills area.
Peterson is born and raised in Rapid City. He played high school golf for Rapid
City Stevens and earned his Business Management Degree from Black Hills State
This is Peterson’s first stint as a golf coach, but he
is very familiar with the game. Golf has played a major impact in Peterson’s
life. He has been playing his whole life and has been taught the game of golf
by some great coaches and is continuously learning the game.
“I love this game and being able to help athletes reach
their full potential is so exciting to me. As a golf coach I have very high
expectations on all my golfers. I want them to set goals and it’s my job to
help them reach those goals in the sport and also in their education.”
Peterson, comes to SD Mines with a vision for how he will
run his program.
“The biggest thing I look for in my athletes is commitment.
I feel that the team is like a family and we are all going to win together or
lose together so having the same commitment from everyone is crucial to
Peterson also works at Forest Products Distributors, Inc. as
a lumber salesman.