Joan Joyce Obituary, Burial, Funeral, Pictures, Memorial Service, and all the funeral arrangement of the softball coach at Florida Atlantic.
Joan Joyce was the softball coach at Florida Atlantic for a period of 28 years, until her passing in 2022. She was previously a softball player for the Raybestos Brakettes and the Orange Lionettes.
She had set records in the LPGA Tour as a golfer, as well as on the USA women’s basketball team. Furthermore, she was also a player and coach on The Connecticut Clippers volleyball team.
From 1996 through 2014, Joyce took over FAU’s women’s golf team.
She was a part of the LPGA Tour for over 20 years. She is also listed in with Guinness Book of World Records as the all-time record holder in golf for “Fewest Putts in a Round for the LPGA or PGA.”
Before her time as a coach, Joyce was known as one of the best softball pitchers of all time.
Joan Joyce Obituary
Born on August 18, 1940, Joan Joyce, died on March 27, 2022, at the age of 81.
“This is a terribly sad loss for the FAU family. Joan was a true sports legend, and we are grateful for the 28 years she spent here, modeling the best in personal and professional behavior for our student-athletes.
“Joan’s legacy will live on at the university and across the country through the generations of young women she inspired to play – and excel at – softball and golf.”
“We are very saddened to learn of Coach Joyce’s passing.”
“Joan was one of the pillars that FAU Athletics was built upon. She was a legend in many ways and leaves a legacy at FAU and beyond that is unmatched.”
“We are forever grateful for her nearly three decades of service to FAU and her student-athletes.” FAU President John Kelly.
Joan Joyce Burial, Funeral, Pictures, Memorial Service
Joan Joyce burial and funeral date has not been announced yet. The funeral pictures will be out after the funeral, and there will be a memorial service after the funeral as well. We’ll update you once her family has announced her burial and funeral date.