Lauren Gentry begins her third season as LeTourneau's NCAA Compliance Coordinator, being promoted to that position at the end of the 2009-2010 sports season.
Prior to being the Compliance Coordinator, Gentry served as the head women's golf coach at LeTourneau for five seasons.
Gentry, a former Academic All-American at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, came to the LeTourneau family as a recommendation of the former LETU men's golf coach, Dr. Andy Woodring, who had served as both the men's and women's coach the previous nine years.
Gentry, a Breckenridge, Texas native, played on the state championship 3A women's golf team at Breckenridge High School and finsished in sixth place individually. While at UMHB, she was a three-time All-American Southwest Conference honoree and played on four conference champioship teams. Her UMHB team finished as the NCAA Division III Runner-Ups, three times and finished in fourth place, once during her career.
Gentry graduated from UNHB with a degree in sociology and a minor in business administration in 2004. After graduation, she began work as the Assistant Director of Recruiting at UMHB and served in that capacity until accepting the LeTourneau position. While at LeTourneau University, she earned a Masters of Business Administration in December of 2010.
In the 2009-10 season, Gentry coached Leslie Lee to the NCAA Division III national championships as the individual finished sixth nationally, while earning Honorable Mention All-American Honors. Lee returned to the national championship in 2011.
Gentry, son Brooks, and husband, Aaron, who is the assistant baseball coach at LeTourneau, currently live in Longview.