Recruiting Coordinator


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

Director Bio

Lindsay Thompson will be returning for a 4th season as one of our four dedicated Recruiting Coordinators for the 2022-2023 season.

This season (2022-2023) Lindsay Thompson is the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s top 17s team – 17 Green and she will continue serving as Roots Volleyball’s local Recruiting Coordinator. For the 2021-2022 season Lindsay Thompson was the head coach for Roots Volleyball’s top 17s team – 17 Under Armour Green. She led her team to a 5th place finish at Far Western National Qualifier (USA) and qualified the following weekend for USAV Girls’ Junior Nationals at Lone Star Regionals (USA division). Lindsay led her team to a 5th place finish at USAV Girls’ Junior Nationals.

Lindsay is returned for the 2021-2022 to head coach after taking two seasons off to solely focus on recruiting for Roots Volleyball. 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 12th season as a member of the Roots Volleyball coaching staff.