Green Wave defeated Louisiana Tech, Jackson State and Southern in team matches on Saturday
Hayley Veitch enters her second season as the head women's bowling coach at Tulane in 2012-13.
Veitch was appointed the Green Wave's first-ever bowling coach on April 25, 2011 and proceeded to guide Tulane to a 16-65 overall record in the program's inaugural campaign. The Green Wave won six team matches, seven baker matches and three tournament wins.
Veitch, 27, came to New Orleans with five combined years of bowling experience either as a student-athlete and graduate assistant coach. She came to Tulane after spending two seasons at Webber International University where she completed her student-athlete eligibility in 2009-10 and served as a graduate assistant coach for the program during the 2010-11 season.
During her final campaign as a student-athlete and her first season at Webber International in 2009-10, she led the Warriors to a United States Bowling Congress Intercollegiate Team Championship. She earned MVP honors and was named to the USBC national championship all-tournament team.
This past season as a graduate assistant coach, she helped coach the WIU women's "B" team and recently received her master's degree in sports and business management from Webber International in 2011.
Veitch, who hails from Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, England, began her collegiate bowling career at Martin Methodist College, where she was a three-year letterwinner for the Red Hawks from 2006-09. She was the national runner-up in collegiate singles in 2009 and owned the highest bowling average in the nation during the 2007-08 campaign. She received first team All-America honors by the United States Bowling Congress in 2007-08 and was an honorable mention selection in 2006-07 and 2008-09.
In the classroom, she was a member of both the president's and dean's lists, the Sigma Beta Delta International Honor Society for Business and received Academic All-America honors from the National Collegiate Bowlers Association. Veitch received her bachelor's degrees in sports management and business management from Martin Methodist in 2009.
Veitch, who holds a USBC Bronze and Level 1 Coaching Certificate, has served on both the youth and adult national teams in England, where she represented her country in Scotland and at the European Youth Championships in Rome, Italy, in 2002. She also holds a UK Level 2 Instructors qualification.
She is married to Justin Veitch and the couple welcomed Landon into the world on Dec. 16, 2011.