Megan Gowens enters her first year as an assistant coach for the Southern Virginia University men's and women's golf teams.
Gowens played golf collegiately at East Central University. Prior to college, she earned multiple accolades in high school as she was awarded the Jim Thorpe Award in her senior season for all-around best women's golfer for the state of Oklahoma. The Purcell, Oklahoma, native recorded all-state honors her junior and senior seasons, placing third her junior year and second her senior year.
She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in business management. Her parents are Mike and Jenny Gowens and has three sisters, three nephews, and a niece. Gowen's father currently works as a golf pro.