College - Stony Brook
Lisa White begins her first season with the Sun after spending 15 seasons with the New York Liberty from 1997-2011. She will implement strength and conditioning regimens specifically designed for each player.
A Certified Athletic Trainer who joined the Liberty for the inaugural 1997 season, White’s responsibilities were expanded in 1999 to include all related basketball operations duties.
White’s career began at Adelphi University in 1989 as an assistant athletic trainer. She was promoted to head athletic trainer in 1991 and continued in that role until joining the Liberty. She also served as the head athletic trainer for the Eastern Conference at the 1999, 2000, 2002 and 2006 WNBA All-Star Games as well as The Game at Radio City Music Hall in 2004.
A four-year basketball letter winner at SUNY Stony Brook, White tallied 1,283 career points and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Athletic Training from Stony Brook in 1987 and received a Master’s Degree in Sports Management from Adelphi in 1991.
White, a native of Queens, N.Y., is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association, the New York State Athletic Trainers Association and the National Academy of Sports Medicine.