Pacific Northwest native Lisa Fisher enters her fifth season with the Washington State women's basketball program with the 2006-07 campaign marking her first season as an associate head coach.
After serving as an assistant on Sherri Murrell's staff at the University of the Pacific during the 2001-02 season, Fisher, who hails from Portland, Ore., made the move with Murrell to the Palouse in the spring of 2002. The 2006-07 campaign marks the eighth season that Fisher has worked with Murrell as the duo was at Portland State from 1996 to 1998.
Among Fisher's duties are game scheduling and recruiting in addition to perimeter player development.
Fisher (formerly Workman), a four-year standout at Boise State from 1990-1994, comes from a strong basketball background. Her father, Tom Workman, played in the ABA for the Utah Stars, Baltimore Bullets and Denver Rockets.
Fisher and her husband, Toby, who is a Moscow (Idaho) city police officer reside in Pullman with their dogs Kurbee and Rubee. The couple is expecting twin girls in December.
The Fisher File
BORN: Sept. 17, 1972
HOMETOWN: Portland, Ore.
HIGH SCHOOL: Reynolds High School - Troutdale, Ore.
COLLEGE: Boise State University (1990-94) - played four seasons for the Broncos; made NCAA Tournament appearance in 1994; member of Big Sky Championship teams in '92 and '94; 1994 Big Sky Scholar-Athlete Award recipient; Big Sky All-Academic (1991, '93, '94).
Washington State University, 2002-Present
Associate Head Coach. Served as an assistant coach from 2002-2006. Responsibilities include game scheduling, recruiting and website coordination in addition to perimeter player development.
University of the Pacific, 2001-02
Assistant coach for head coach Sherri Murrell. Responsibilities included coordinating on-campus recruiting activities, opponent scouting, perimeter player development and serving as defensive coach. Team went 19-11 (12-4, 2nd in Big West), advanced to Big West Championship game with three players earning All-Big West honors.
Northeastern University, 2000-01
Assistant Coach. Involved in recruiting, game scheduling, and opponent scouting. Served as academic coordinator and worked with perimeter players.
Portland State University, 1996-2000
Assistant Coach. Served in the capacity of first and second assistant and recruiting coordinator while working with post players. 1998-99 team recorded 18-10 record (12-4 Big Sky, 2nd), made first Division I postseason appearance and reached Big Sky Championship game with five players earning All-Big Sky Conference honors.
Idaho State University, 1995-96
Assistant Coach. Was only full-time assistant for Bengals. Served as recruiting coordinator, organized and implemented film exchange, team travel, opponent scouting and academic monitoring.