Assistant Director of Basketball

Director of Basketball

Lisa Woodson

Lisa brings with her 11 years of women’s basketball coaching experience including 5 years (1998-2003) as a Division I assistant coach at the University of Louisville, Jacksonville University, and Valparaiso University. Her primary responsibilities included guard instruction, recruiting, and camp director. In 2001, Lisa was an assistant coach for the ranked Louisville Cardinals that finished with a 14-2 conference record (19-10 overall), won a Conference USA Championship and earned an NCAA Tournament birth. During her two years at Louisville, Lisa worked one-on-one and assisted in the development of an All-American point guard. After taking some time off to start a family, Lisa returned to the sidelines from 2008-2012 as the Freshman Girls Basketball Coach at Valparaiso High School in Indiana. She has coached and organized numerous camps and clinics for boys and girls aged 8-18. Lisa specializes in individual and small group workouts for girls in elementary school all the way up to current collegiate players.

Lisa also had a very successful playing career. She was a Division I full scholarship athlete at Valparaiso University from 1992-96 and was named team MVP and team captain her junior and senior season. Lisa earned Mid Continent All-Conference in ’96 and is currently ranked 6th all-time career leader in assists. She still holds 2 single-game records (single game steal leader and single-game FT% leader) for the Valparaiso University Women’s Basketball team.  Lisa is a 1992 graduate of Waynesboro High School (VA) where she led her team to the VHSL State Tournament four straight years as the starting point guard. She was a member of the ’92 AA State Championship team and was selected First Team All-District, All-Region and All-State as well as USA Today All American Honorable Mention.  Lisa is also a member of the Waynesboro High School Athletic Hall of Fame. She is married to Tracy Woodson, head baseball coach at the University of Richmond, and has two children, Erin and TJ.

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