|Position:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
Former Lions golfer Stephen LaRouere CC '13 was named Volunteer Assistant Coach in June 2017.
LaRouere rejoins the Columbia program as its Volunteer Assistant Coach. As a Columbia men’s golfer from 2009-13, LaRouere served as a two-year team captain and helped lead the Lions to one of their highest national rankings in school history, an Ivy League team championship in 2009 and an NCAA Tournament berth. After graduating from Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 2013, LaRouere was hired at IBM Global Business Services as a Strategy and Analytics Consultant. He currently works as an Associate at the investment firm MHR Fund Management, where his responsibilities include investor relations and marketing. He is also actively involved in giving back to the New York City community through his involvement with the First Tee of Metropolitan New York.
“As a former Columbia golfer, captain and graduate, Stephen LaRouere has walked in our players’ shoes,” Mueller said. “Not only has he been a part of an Ivy Championship team but he has also experienced early success in his business career here in New York City. Stephen’s main task will be to work in concert with our Enrichment Services team to assist our current players explore career options, connect with Columbia alumni and ultimately apply to great career opportunities while leveraging Columbia’s vast network and resources. Additionally, Stephen will work to improve our external communications and social media presence.”