07 Jun '13, 5pm

Pratt leaves Tulane for associate position at Auburn

Pratt leaves Tulane for associate position at Auburn

Rarely in the college coaching world does an opportunity come around that benefits both career and family. When that scenario played out for Andrew Pratt last month, he jumped at it. The two-year Tulane head coach announced his resignation on Friday and will become the associate head women’s coach at Auburn. “As most decisions do, it came down to family and moving a little closer to home,” said Pratt, born and raised just outside Memphis, Tenn. He and wife Sara Buff, also a Tennessean, spent 12 years in Knoxville, Tenn., before moving to New Orleans when Pratt took the Tulane job in August 2011. Auburn coach Kim Evans, diagnosed last month with ovarian cancer, sought out Pratt before the national championship. She began thinking about hiring an assistant back in January, but knew after her diagnosis that she needed someone stable and experienced to lead the program as she ...

Full article: http://golfweek.com/news/2013/jun/07/pratt-resigns-tulane...

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