Born and raised in Texas, Lauren brings years of club experience from playing in the NTR Region for top teams at TAV, Skyline, and Madfrog. Lauren was a 4-year letterman at Coppell High School where she later got recruited and played for both Rice University and San Diego State University. Earning her Masters in Marketing, Lauren also graduated as the 2021 Valedictorian maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA during the course of her academic career.
Lauren has strong experience training DS/Liberos in both defense and serve receive techniques with her 10 years of experience playing. Currently, she holds school records for both Coppell High School and at San Diego State University while also being selected as a 2017 Under Armor All-American Selection, and the Defensive Player and Most Valuable Player of the Year in 5-6A in Texas.
Apart from coaching at WAVE, Lauren works as the Head of Marketing for a digital media agency in San Diego. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dog, Oakley and exploring San Diego. She loves hanging out with her friends, working out, doing water sports, and staying active, whether playing indoor or sand volleyball at WAVE. You can probably find her and her fluffy dog!