Women's Golf: Roud Resigns as Head Coach

Monday, July 2, 2012

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Debi Roud, a three-time Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) Women's Golf Coach of the Year, has resigned as Westminster's head women's golf coach. Debi, who was the pioneer coach of the program when she was hired to guide the newly established team in 2001, will be taking over as the head teacher at the Westminster Preschool. Debi will be a part-time volunteer assistant coach so that she can remain in a limited capacity with the program she helped build from the start.

Jeff Roud, Debi's husband, will be the new head coach starting this Fall. Jeff has been a volunteer assistant the last several years.

In 2012, Westminster garnered its third PAC women's golf crown and its first since 2005.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster, a top-tier liberal arts college, ranks third in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 6th among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 376 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 42 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

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