Who is Joan Joyce
Following a record-setting career as a softball player for the Raybestos Brakettes and the Orange Lionettes, Joan Joyce became the softball coach at Florida Atlantic University.
She also played and coached volleyball for the Connecticut Clippers and set records as a golfer on the LPGA Tour and for the USA women’s national team.
In 1976, she co-founded the Women’s Professional Softball League with Billie Jean King, Jim Jorgensen, and Dennis Murphy and served as coach and part-owner of the Connecticut Falcons team, who won the championship in each of the league’s first four seasons.
At Florida Atlantic University, she is now a softball and women’s golf coach after working there since 1994. As of the year 2021, the Owls under Joyce have won 985 games and won 11 conference championships.
It took the Owls only two seasons (1995 and 1996) to finish second in the Atlantic Sun Conference before going on to win eight straight titles.
In 2005, they came in second, and then in 2006, they won it all again. 2007, the Owls won the Sun Belt Conference Championship and Conference USA Championship in the same calendar year.
In 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, and 2002, Joyce was selected Atlantic Sun Conference Coach of the Year, Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year, and Conference USA Coach of the Year.
How Tall is Joan Joyce?
Joan Joyce’s height has not been listed yet but with her photographs and videos, published online, her estimated height is 1.88 m