Lisa Robinson enters her eighth season as associate head coach of the Air Force women's basketball team. She is directly involved in all areas of the women's basketball program and holds the responsibility of coordinating all recruiting efforts as well as overseeing the academic progress of the student athletes.
Prior to arriving at the Academy in 2002, Robinson spent one season as an assistant coach for the University of Wyoming. Previous to her stint with the Cowgirls, she spent two seasons as the head women's basketball coach at Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill.
Robinson began her coaching career at Illinois State as an assistant coach from 1983 until 1995. She was elevated to associate head coach in 1995 and held that position until 1998. While at Illinois State, she coordinated the recruiting efforts, as well as analyzed and prepared scouting reports. In 1998, Robinson was hired as the head coach at Normal Community High School, before moving onto Augustana College in 1999.
She began her college career as a student-athlete at the University of Illinois in Champaign, and was a four-year letterwinner for the Fighting Illini in basketball. While at Illinois, Robinson was also a two-time Kodak Honorable Mention All-American in 1980 and 1981, and a Kodak Region Five All-America First Team selection in 1982. She was also a Wade Trophy finalist and a first-team GTE Academic All-American in 1982.
Robinson graduated from Illinois with a bachelor's degree in physical education in 1983, and completed her master's degree in special education from Illinois State (Normal) in 2000. In addition to her coaching duties, Robinson has been very active in public and community service in the basketball world. She has been a counselor and active speaker for several basketball camps, clinics and community functions.
Robinson is an avid runner, enjoys golfing and reading. She is the daughter of Clarence and Priscilla Robinson. She has two sisters, LuAnn and Lynnette, her twin, and two brothers, Steve and Dave. Her sister, Lynnette, is an assistant coach at Missouri. She also has four nephews.