Ellen Royse Lapierre
Sport(s): Golf (Women's)
Ellen Royse Lapierre â€™93 earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in communication and English. While at DePauw, she earned four varsity letters as a member of the womenâ€™s golf team. She competed in the National Golf Coaches Association Division III tournament all four years and led the team to a second-place finish in 1991 and third-place showings in 1990 and 1992. She earned all-America honors in both 1992 and 1993 after finishing sixth and ninth, respectively, at the national championships. She also placed 15th as a sophomore and 23rd during her freshman year. She is a Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) senior instructor for Robert Linvilleâ€™s Precision Golf School and recruiting coordinator for Recruitgolf.net, a program of the Triad Youth Golf Foundation. Lapierre is a Class A Ladies Professional Golf Association Professional. Previously, she served as head womenâ€™s golf coach at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Lapierre directed the Spartans to five consecutive runner-up finishes at the Southern Conference tournament and coached a tournament medalist and two-time NCAA East Regional qualifier. Additionally, five of her student-athletes were named to the All-Southern Conference team. Lapierre and her husband, Mark, reside in Greensboro, N.C.