17N1 Head Coach
Lisa Beauchene is entering her third season with ARVC. She comes to ARVC after directing in 2015 and coaching and serving on the Board of Directors from 2007-2015 for New Mexico Juniors.
Lisa was an Assistant Volleyball Coach for the University of New Mexico from 2005-2007 and 2008-2015. While at UNM, she helped lead the Lobos to two NCAA Tournament appearances, coached seven AVCA All-Americans, two ESPN/Capital One Academic All-Americans and the team received two AVCA Team Academic awards. In 2012, she was a recipient of the AVCA Top 30 Under 30 award.
Prior to coaching at UNM, Lisa played four years at Sacramento State University where she was a four-time all-Big Sky Conference selection, including a three-time unanimous first team choice and the league’s MVP during her senior season.
The Auburn, Washington native also earned Big Sky Tournament MVP on three occasions, AVCA All-Pacific Region honors in 2003 and was named Big Sky Player of the Week nine times during her career. During her senior season, Lisa received Sacramento State Senior Female Student-Athlete of the Year and Big Sky Scholar-Athlete honors.
Following her playing career, Lisa was a student assistant at Sacramento State for the 2005 season and helped coach the team to a Big Sky title and NCAA berth. She continued her coaching experience with the Sacramento State Women’s Club Volleyball Team who she coached to a 24-12 record, placing 23rd at the NIRSA championships and earning All NCCVL League honors for two players.
She earned her master’s in Sport Administration at UNM in 2007.