Lisa, a native of California grew up in the Bell Gardens, California. Lisa brings to the program many years of experience as a high school, club, and collegiate athlete. Lisa reunites with Coach Walker after had the opportunity to play for his as an outside hitter during her days with Conquistador Volleyball Club. Lisa, during her era she was a stand-out player for both for the high school and club programs.
During her career at Roosevelt High School, Lisa earned the Conference MVP, 4A City Player of the Year, and was voted the 1995-1996 Los Angeles Times Female Athlete of the Year. After graduating from Roosevelt High School, Lisa went on to pursue her college career at Cerritos College where she continued her success and dominance on the court playing both the middle and outside positions. During her freshman year, she earned 2nd team Conference player of the year and helped guided the team to a 2nd place finish. In her sophomore year, she played outside hitter. During that year, she excelled; averaging 12 kills and 5 blocks as set aiding in her earning 1st Team All-Conference recognition and aided her team in a 1st place conference finish.
Lisa’s stellar performance earned her a scholarship to play at California State University, Los Angeles a power-house program under the direction of Bill Lawler during that 1998-2004 era. While at CSULA, she played opposite and the utility player. Least to say, her outstanding performance continued. She helped to guide the team to its top-notch performance and conference finish during her years of performance.
After completing her college career and education, Lisa took interest in coaching. She has been instrumental in helping to foster growth during her tenure at Apex, Crush, and Protégé Volleyball Clubs where she directed and mentored the players ranging from ages 12-17 years of age. As a club coach, she is instrumental in developing athletes in the fundamental to advanced tactics of the game.
Having a love for the game and vast knowledge among the various levels of play, Lisa aspires to bring that wealth of knowledge to helping promote personal as well as athletic growth among the athletes.
In addition to her accepting the position as assistant coach, Lisa is a full-time wife and mother of 5. The family resides in the Eastside community.