Lindsay Gottlieb went from an assistant coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers to the head basketball coach for USC women’s hoops in no time. In a shocking development that caught everybody off guard, Gottlieb and USC became a reality.
In a recent episode of the Woj Pod with ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Gottlieb touched on how she got the job and what led her back to the college realms. “I got a text message directly from the AD (Mike Bohm?), and he said, ‘Hey, Lindsay, we have a women’s coaching opening. And we’d love to talk to you…And that started a discussion, which put me on this path.”
That was the beginning for Gottlieb, who never envisioned returning to the college hoops world in any fashion before hearing from Bohn. However, the path was set, and things fell into place for her to take the job at USC.
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