Head coach, Women’s Golf Team
Interviewed on November 30, 2004
Interview (57 mins)
Mary Moan first learned golf from her family in Far Hills, NJ . She played for four years at Princeton, becoming the senior captain and first Ivy League individual champion in 1997, as well as achieving All-American status (there are only two such women in the history of the Ivy League). She worked for one year within the administration of the USGA. She was the assistant coach of the woman’s team at U. Florida, where she received her Masters degree in sports management. 2004-5 was her fifth year as head coach here. She is the only full time women’s golf coach in the league and the only one who is female. The 2004-2005 team has members from all over the USA, including Hawaii, Washington, New Mexico, Florida, Pennsylvania and Illinois. In 2004 she won both Connecticut woman’s amateur tournaments (medal and match play), She has taken a leave from her coaching position to turn pro and play the Futures Tour, hoping to qualify for the LPGA.