Director Fun Facts
- Very forgetful and loses everything
- Grew 6 inches between 8th grade and freshman year
- Wakes up every day at 5:30am to read and drink coffee
- Scared of the ocean – stung by a jellyfish at age 7
- Almost quit volleyball to play trumpet in 8th grade
Lindsay Thompson will be returning for a second season as one of our two dedicated Recruiting Coordinators for the 2020-2021 season. Lindsay will be taking another season off from coaching to fully commit herself to finding each of our athletes the best fit for their collegiate home.
Previously Lindsay coached 17 Under Armour (2017-2018), 16 Under Armour (2016-2017), and 15 Green (2015-2016). Prior to that, Thompson coached a wide range of age groups, head coaching 15’s through 18’s national teams for five seasons. In addition to coaching club, she has assisted in running several high school summer camps throughout the Austin area, including Lake Travis, Elgin, Stony Point and Westwood High Schools.
Thompson was a four-year starter at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas, as well as a two-year team captain. She was a member of the 2009 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship team as well as a four-time all-region selection, four-time all-SCAC selection, three-time All-American Honorable Mention selection, SCAC freshman of the year, and Southwestern University Hall of Honor Inductee. She currently holds records in seven categories at Southwestern University.
Thompson graduated from Southwestern with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and currently works as the digital program manager for two non-profit organizations – Texas Hospital Association Foundation and Texas Healthcare Trustees. Lindsay is a Lake Travis High School and Southwestern University graduate. She is also a Roots Volleyball alumna. This season will be Lindsay’s 10th season as a member of the Roots Volleyball coaching staff.