Liz Lewis
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 701-483-2710
Year: 1st Season

Coach Lewis is entering her first season as the head coach for the Dickinson State University Blue Hawks. Lewis was previously the head coach at Miles Community College. During her tenure at Miles Community College, Lewis had compiled an overall record of 61-60 with the Lady Pioneers. In her last season at MCC, Lewis’s team finished fourth in the region and hosted the first round of the Region IX tournament against Sheridan College. After hosting Sheridan, her team advanced to the elite eight and was later beat by Trinidad State.

At Miles Community College, Lewis’s teams have excelled both on the court and in the classroom. In 2013-2014 the Lady Pioneers came away with NJCAA Academic Team of the Year honors boasting a 3.59 cumulative team GPA with eight Academic All-Conference players and two Academic All-Americans. Her 2014-2015 squad placed third in the nation academically with a 3.64 cumulative GPA, 11 Academic All-Conference selections, and four Academic All-Americans. Coach Lewis’s 2015-2016 squad finished sixth in the nation academically with a 3.48 team GPA, with ten Academic All-Conference players, and four Academic All-Americans. Aside from excelling in the classroom, Coach Lewis has coached four Region IX All-Conference Team selections, two Region IX All-Defensive Team selections, and one Region IX All-Tournament Team selection.

Prior to her time at Miles Community College, Coach Lewis served as an assistant coach and Sports Information Director at Montana State University-Northern (2011-2012). Lewis also served as an assistant coach at NCAA DII Central Washington University (2011-2012), and she began her collegiate coaching career serving as an assistant coach at her alma mater Rocky Mountain College from 2009-2010.

Lewis is a 2005 graduate of Churchill County High School in Fallon, Nevada, where she was a four-sport standout athlete. Lewis lettered in volleyball, softball, soccer and basketball and received All-Conference and All-State accolades in basketball her junior and senior seasons. Lewis was also named Churchill County High School Female Athlete of the Year in 2005.

Lewis continued her basketball career at Dixie State University (UT) where she competed for two seasons before ultimately transferring to Rocky Mountain College. While at Rocky Lewis was a two-time First Team All-Frontier Conference performer and was the recipient of the Arthur and Linda DeRosier award for Outstanding Senior Athlete. Lewis was also named team MVP and received Academic All-Conference honors both her junior and senior seasons. Lewis graduated from Rocky Mountain College with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health, Exercise Science and holds a Master’s degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University.