Coach Bio

Lisa White
College - Stony Brook
Lisa White begins her second season with the Sun as the strength and conditioning coach. White began her career in the WNBA with the New York Liberty in 1997 and spent 15 seasons with them as the athletic trainer, manager of basketball operations and strength and conditioning coach.

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. White 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.

White was a member of the basketball team at Stony Brook for four years 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.


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