Lindsay Gottlieb, a Scarsdale native, is the award-winning Head Coach of the University of California’s women’s basketball team, the Golden Bears. She will be giving a talk as part of the Scarsdale Sunday Speaker Series entitled ¨A Coaching Life¨ this Sunday, May 18th at 3pm at the Scarsdale Women´s Club: 37 Drake Road, Scarsdale, New York.
After her stellar career as an athlete/scholar at Scarsdale High School, Lindsay received her B.A. degree in political science from Brown University in 1999 and her Masters of Philosophy, Education degree from Syracuse University in 2001. In 2013, during her second year as Head Coach of the Golden Bears, Lindsay brought her team to the NCAA Final Four after leading her team to a 17-1 conference record. Lindsay was a finalist for the Naismith National Coach of the Year Award, and was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year. In 2014, her team made it to the Second Round of the NCAA tournament.
Gottlieb is a recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Scarsdale High School Alumni award.
The Sunday Speaker Series is underwritten in part by a generous grant from the Irving J. Sloan. For program and membership information, visit: www.ScarsdaleForum.com, email: [email protected], or call: 723-2829.