About Lindsay Gottlieb

Lindsay Gottlieb is an assistant basketball coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers.  Gottlieb was previously the head coach of the California Golden Bears women’s team. 

In her second season in Berkeley, Gottlieb led the 2012–13 Golden Bears to their first Final Four in school history, their first Pac-12 Conference championship, and the most wins ever by a California women’s basketball team. Gottlieb was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year and was one of the four finalists for the Naismith National Coach of the Year. In her first season at Cal, Gottlieb’s Bears had a 25-10 record, making her the first women’s basketball coach to win 20 games in her first season at California.  That same year, Gottlieb led the Bears to the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.  Gottlieb spent the previous three years as the head coach at UC Santa Barbara, where she led the team to two regular-season Big West championships in 2009 and 2011, as well as the Big West Tournament championship in 2009.