North Carolina A&T head bowling coach announced the hiring of Linda Grace as an assistant coach in 2011.
Grace’s duties include planning, organizing and conducting practice sessions. She also helps to coordinate physical conditioning programs along with providing training and direction to the team during competitive events. Prior to joining the Aggies, Grace served as an assistant coach at Winston-Salem State University for a season.
Grace started bowling professionally in 1995 and has rolled four 300 games to date. In 1999 she placed fifth in the Professional Women’s Bowling Association (PWBA) regional. Her other accomplishments included being inducted into the Greater Greensboro United States Bowling Congress Hall of Fame and member of the Greensboro and High Point Association all-star team.
She has won many local, state, and national tournaments from 1998-2009 and was the operator of the BowlEx Proshop from 2006 to 2008. She has also served in several leadership roles during her bowling career such as the Greensboro Women’s Bowling Association director, WIBC delegate, NCWBA board of directors and is currently the director/vice president of the Greater Greensboro USBC.
Outside of bowling, Grace has been employed with the Guilford County Social Services department for 20 years.