Emily Marron Named Head Women's Golf Coach At UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC - UNC Greensboro Director of Athletics Nelson E. Bobb has announced the hiring of former Penn State assistant coach Emily Marron as the school's new women's golf coach.
Marron is taking over leadership of the UNCG program after three seasons as an assistant coach at Penn State, her alma mater. While with the Nittany Lions, Marron was the recruiting coordinator and helped lead the squad to the 2003 NCAA East Regional Tournament, finishing 13th in the 21-team field. Working alongside head coach Denise St. Pierre, Marron was also involved in fund-raising, travel, practice and the team's summer golf camps.
A native of Johnstown, Pa., Marron concluded her Penn State career in 1998. An Academic All-Big Ten honoree, she served as the team's co-captain as a senior. Marron twice shot a career-low 74 and had two top-five finishes during the fall of 1997. She was a two-time All-Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference selection and captured medalist honors at the ECAC Championships as a junior in 1996.
In high school, Marron played golf for the Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School boys? team. In 1993, she won the Kings Tri-State PGA Tournament and the District 9 qualifying tournament, and placed second at the Keystone State Games.
Marron graduated from Penn State in 1998 with a bachelor's degree in recreation and park management. Upon graduation, she worked for one year as an assistant golf professional at The Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., Phil Mickelson's home course.
A Class "B" member of the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Division, Marron taught at the Peter Kostis/Gary McCord Learning Center at Grayhawk. She is pursuing Class "A" status from the LPGA program.