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Mr. Jim Kaufmann


After helping to create The Gow School Golf team in 2012, Mr. Kaufmann assumed the role of Head Coach for this successful program. He also assists in the Technology Office and with software training.
Job Title
Information Technology, Golf Head Coach

Faculty Information

Orton Hall
Staff, Technology

Contact Information

School Phone
Orton 202


B.S. Management Information Systems, SUNY at Geneseo 1986

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Mr. Jim Kaufmann arrived at The Gow School in 2011 after a twenty-three year career with the Buffalo Police and Data Processing Departments. Mr. Kaufmann is a home grown Western New Yorker who finds the Elma/East Aurora/South Wales community a wonderful place to raise a family.

Mr. Kaufmann graduated from SUNY at Geneseo with a degree in Management Information Systems and a passion for participating and coaching many different sports. As a father of two boys, he has spent many weekends and holidays at athletic competitions as either a coach or a fan. When The Gow School Golf program began in 2012, Mr. Kaufmann assumed the role of Varsity Head Coach. In the past, he also assisted with Gow’s Varsity Basketball team.

As a graduate of nearby Iroquois High School, Mr. Kaufmann is an active member in his local school district and community. Currently, he serves as Vice President of the Iroquois Foundation, and he is a Board Member of Boys and Girls Club of Elma, Marilla & Wales, Iroquois Baseball, and Iroquois Hockey.

Mr. Kaufmann is an avid hometown sports fan. He enjoys the thrills provided by the Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bisons, and Buffalo Bills, and he looks forward to the day he can share the excitement of either a Sabres Stanley Cup or Bills Superbowl Championship with his family and friends.