Women's Basketball Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Nikki Fargas
In 10 seasons as head coach at both UCLA and LSU, Fargas owns a 204-119 overall record and a 99-67 mark in conference play.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach
Tasha Butts
Tasha Butts, a standout player at the University of Tennessee and former WNBA player, enters her sixth season as an assistant coach for the Lady Tigers.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach
Aaron Kallhoff
Aaron Kallhoff was hired as an assistant coach for the LSU women's basketball team, head coach Nikki Fargas announced on May 29, 2018. Kallhoff brings 15 years of collegiate coaching experience to the table, including the last three seasons at TCU.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach
Charlene Thomas-Swinson
Charlene Thomas-Swinson joined the Lady Tiger women's basketball staff in July 2015. The coaching veteran came to LSU with over 20 years of coaching experience on all levels of the game, including head coaching stops at St. John's and Tulsa.   FULL BIO
Director of Basketball Operations
Shaeeta Williams
Shaeeta Williams is in her second season as Director of Basketball Operations in 2016-17. In her position, she oversees all day-to-day aspects of the Lady Tiger program, including practice schedules, compliance, team travel, community service and equipment.   FULL BIO
Administrative Assistant
Renee Braud
Renee' Braud is a long-time member of the LSU Athletic Department. She has worked in the department for 19 years and is in her 17th season working with the women's basketball program. As the administrative assistant, Braud handles the front office for the program and her duties are many and varied.   FULL BIO
Director of Video Operations
Mike Harkness
Mike Harkness joined the women's basketball program as the director of video operations in fall 2015.   FULL BIO
Director of Player Development
Ashley Johnson
On June 25, 2018, LSU women's basketball head coach Nikki Fargas announced the hiring of former Lady Tiger Ashley Johnson to the position of director of player development. The former Ashley Thomas made four consecutive appearances in the Women's Final Four with the Lady Tigers.   FULL BIO
Director of Recruiting
Michaela Mabrey
LSU women's basketball head coach Nikki Fargas has announced the hiring of Michaela Mabrey to the position of director of recruiting. Mabrey made four consecutive appearances in the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament as a student-athlete at Notre Dame, including three runs to the Women's Final Four in 2013, 2014 and 2015.   FULL BIO
Strength and Conditioning Coordinator
Chris White
Chris White joined the LSU strength and conditioning staff in May 2017, following four seasons in a similar role at his alma mater, Cal Poly. White also works with the LSU women's tennis team.   FULL BIO