15 Pecan - Head Coach
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This season (2020-2021) Lauren Lewis is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s fifth 15s team – 15 Pecan.
Last season (2019-2020) Lauren Lewis served as the assistant coach for Roots Volleyball’s top 12s team – 12 Under Armour. The previous season (2018-2019) Lauren served as the assistant coach for 12 Black and the season before (2017-2018) Lauren served as the assistant coach for 13 Under Armour. 13 Under Armour had 5 top 10 finishes including a 3rd place finish at Central Texas Power League #2 and 1st place finish at Eclipse #2. 13UA finished their season with a strong showing at the AAU Girls’ Junior National Tournament in Orlando, Florida. The previous season Lauren led her team, 14 Black, to five top-three finishes, including two 1st place medals, one 2nd place medal, and two 3rd place medals. Under her guidance, 14 Black moved up in the regional rankings from 108th to 52nd (out of 300 ranked teams) as a result of their high level of season play. The season highlight was winning Lone Star Regionals (non-bid division) in Houston by going undefeated (8-0) on the weekend.
Previously, Lauren assisted Roots Volleyball’s top 13s team, 13 Green, and head coached our second 11s team, 11 Black, in Roots Volleyball’s inaugural season of our 11U program. Lauren also head coached 14 White (4 seasons), head coached 13 White (1 season), and assisted 13 Green (1 season).
Originally from the Dallas area, Lauren graduated from Garland High School. She was a member of the varsity volleyball team and played club for Texas Assault Volleyball Club. During her junior and senior seasons, she earned team award honors, All-District Honorable Mention honors, and 2nd Team All-District honors.
Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from The University of Texas; while at UT, she played several seasons for the Women’s Club Volleyball team. Lauren led the Lady Longhorns to several strong tournament finishes.
Lauren currently works in the insurance industry and enjoys practicing yoga in her spare time. She resides in Cedar Park with her husband, Gregg. This will be Lauren’s 12th season coaching with the Roots Volleyball family.