Lyndsey Seewald has been named the new head women’s basketball coach at Marian University in announcement made Wednesday by MU Director of Athletics Jason Bartelt. Seewald is the program’s 11th head coach.
Last season Seewald served as the head women’s basketball coach at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha where she led the Cougars to a 16-7 overall record.
“The candidate pool was deep with exceptional and highly qualified applicants. It’s exciting to bring in Lyndsey because she’s the right fit for Marian University and the community of Fond du Lac,” Bartelt said. “Lyndsey blew us away with her energy and passion for this job. I’m excited to welcome Lyndsey to the Marian University family.”
Seewald is also very enthusiastic in regards to being named the head women’s basketball coach at Marian.
“The term excitement does not seem to do justice when describing how I feel about joining the Marian University staff,” Seewald said. “I am thrilled to say I will be joining a University with a rich and storied history. It’s a privilege to be back in the Division III environment and I look forward to establishing a positive and dedicated culture for the Marian University women’s basketball program.”
Prior to UW-Waukesha Seewald spent two years as the assistant at Carroll University (2013-2015). She helped coach the Pioneers to two Midwest Conference Tournaments and aided in coaching four student-athletes to MWC All-Conference awards. Between the two seasons, there were 19 women’s basketball student-athletes awarded with Academic All-Conference.
Seewald was a four-year standout performer at Carroll and finished her career as the fourth leading scorer in CU history with 1,212 career points. Seewald was named Midwest Conference Player of the Year after leading the league in scoring at 20.1 points per game and earned All-American honors from D3hoops.com. Additionally, she was one of 11 female finalists for the prestigious Jostens Trophy award.
Seewald, a native of Coleman, Wis. earned her bachelor’s in psychology from Carroll and a master’s degree at the University of Denver in sport and performance psychology where she embarked on her coaching career as the head varsity coach at Bruce Randolph High School in Denver, Colo.DIII Head Coach Seewald