As the founder of East Cobb Cheetahs Track Club, Coach L is beginning her 8th season. She has been involved with track & field for over 30 years. As a former, full-scholarship athlete, at the University of Illinois, she was a 6-time NCAA All-American, 18-time Big Ten Champion, 4-time All-Conference Big Ten Team, and USATF Master's All-American. Coach L is also USATF Level 2 Certified Coach, USATF Certified Official, and Certified AAU Positive Coaching Alliance Double-Goal Coach.
When it comes to specialties, Coach L runs the gamut. Her college accomplishments are in the hurdles, long jump, triple jump, heptathlon, and relays. She primarily coaches jumps, hurdles, and throws.
Coach L is the mother of four ECCTC athletes. In the last 7 years, she has had 40 athletes qualify for the AAU Junior Olympics. She continues to use her knowledge and expertise to help her athletes reach their potential. As a GHSA Community Coach for Wheeler High School in Marietta, Georgia. She has help the Wheeler Girls Track Team become Region Champions in 2011 and 2014. She has helped 5 young ladies obtain collegiate scholarships to Kennesaw State University, Brenau University, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Limestone College, and Lee University. She's also a CoachUp personal training coach.