Jennifer Ulehla, an assistant women's lacrosse coach at the University of Florida, is one of the three assistant coaches for the U.S. women's national team. Ulehla, a past assistant on the U.S. Developmental team, was named to her new post at Florida in January 2008 and will be helping the school launch its varsity program in the spring of 2010.
From 2004-2006, Ulehla served as the head coach for Temple University. In just two seasons with the Owls, Ulehla returned the Temple program to national prominence, helping it to a Top 20 ranking for the first time since the 2002 season. She compiled a 20-15 overall record and an 11-3 mark in the Atlantic 10.
Prior to coaching at Temple, Ulehla enjoyed an impressive run as the head coach of James Madison University. Ulehla joined the JMU program in the summer of 1994 and led the Dukes to six NCAA appearances (1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001). The 2000 JMU team advanced to the NCAA semifinal round.
Her coaching career started at Towson University, where she was the Interim Head Coach for the 1991-92 season. She then accepted an assistant coaching position at Dartmouth College for 1992-93, helping the Big Green to the NCAA Quarterfinals. Ulehla then move to Loyola College (Baltimore, Md.), where she was an assistant coach for the 1993-94 Greyhound team. Loyola College advanced to the 1994 NCAA semifinals and claimed the 1994 CAA title.
Ulehla played her first two seasons at Loyola College before
transferring to the University of Maryland. She is listed among the
program's all-time greats, earning All-America first-team honors in
1990 and a spot on the 1991 second-team. Ulehla was part of
Maryland's NCAA runner-up teams in 1990 and 1991, and was named to
the 1990 NCAA All-Tournament team. In 2002, Ulehla was named to the
Atlantic Coast Conference's 50th Anniversary Lacrosse team.
She also was member of the U.S. National Team from 1990-95, helping the U.S. win the World Cup in 1993. Ulehla was inducted into the Greater Baltimore Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse Hall of Fame on February 2, 2008. In May of 2008, Ulehla was inducted into Maryvale Preparatory School's Hall of Fame.
She graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Maryland in 1991.