Lisa Jackson - 2012
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Lisa Jackson is in her first season as an assistant on the Georgia Southern women's basketball coaching staff. She works with the perimeter players on the court and servers as the recruiting coordinator. She is also involved in scouting opponents and monitoring the student-athletes' academic progress.
"Lisa brings enthusiasm to all she does and is a great role model for our players," said head coach Chris Vozab. "On the court, Lisa's energy level motivates our players and pushes them to be their best. She also has valuable experience recruiting the Southeast and is skilled at building relationships with prospective student-athletes, their families and coaches."
Jackson comes to Georgia Southern after serving on Ronny Fisher's staff at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., for two seasons. In 2011-12, the Blue Hose recorded their most wins since the 2005-06 season.
Jackson scored over 1,300 career points during her four-year playing career at Erskine College. She earned second-team All-CVAC honors twice and was selected as a conference Player of the Week multiple times.
She graduated from Erskine in 2007 with a degree in sport management before starting her coaching career in 2007 with the Queens University women's basketball team. She was an assistant coach for her alma mater's men's basketball team from 2008-10 before joining Presbyterian.
A Taylors, S.C., native, Jackson is the daughter of Margerite and Abel Jackson. She has a brother, Abel Jackson III, and a sister, Sheree Jackson.