Julie Langebartels is in her first season as head coach of the Wisconsin Lutheran College women's golf program.
Langebartels, who continues to serve as an assistant on Klay Knueppel's women's basketball coaching staff, takes over the Warriors women's golf program which has produced consecutive conference Players of the Year and eight all-conference performers in the last six seasons.
A three-time WIAA Girls Golf State Tournament qualifier at Racine Park, Langebartels and the Panthers posted fourth, third, and second-place finishes at state in her three seasons on the varsity squad. Langebartels earned First Team All-Racine County honors as a senior after posting a nine-hole scoring average of 44.
Langebartels was a standout women's basketball player for Wisconsin Lutheran from 2001-2003. She was named the 2003 Lake Michigan Conference Player of the Year, averaging 15.5 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. She also received All-LMC honors in 2001-2002 and still holds the NCAA Division III record for free throws made and attempted in a game, 26-for-29, on November 23, 2002.
Over her two seasons at WLC, Langebartels led the Warriors to a 35-20 overall record, including a 21-3 mark in LMC play. She also was named an Academic All-American during the 2002-2003 season. Langebartels was also a member of the women's soccer team where she was named All-LMC both years. Prior to her playing days with the Warriors, Langebartels played two seasons of basketball at NCAA Division I Wright State University. She graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran in 2003 with a bachelor of arts degree in education.
Langebartels and her husband, John, reside in Brookfield with their four children; Benjamin, Jacob, Elizabeth, and Hannah.