Lynn L. Welch
Lynn L. Welch
Induction Year: 2011
Class: 1978
Sport: Tennis-Athletic Achievement
  • A two-sport standout in her Rollins playing career, Lynn Welch switched roles in the sports world after graduation and has become one of the top officials in tennis history.
  • Of the 28 Gold Badge chair umpires in the world, just six are female and Welch is the only one in the U.S.
  • Welch's illustrious career includes working as an umpire at 20 US Open's, 17 Wimbledon Championships, 15 Australian Open's and eight French Open's.