Women's Tennis Coach Lisa Meola Resigns

Coach Meola

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross head women's tennis coach Lisa Meola has announced her resignation after five years with the program. She is stepping down to pursue other business opportunities. Holy Cross will immediately commence a search for a new head coach.

Meola led the Crusaders to an overall mark of 30-48 during her five years. Her top season came in 2011-2012, when she led Holy Cross to an 11-5 record. Over the course of her tenure, Meola coached one Patriot League Scholar Athlete of the Year, five Academic All-Patriot League selections and 33 players who landed spots on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Meola first came to Holy Cross as an assistant coach during the 2008-2009 season. She was previously the head coach of the Notre Dame Academy (Mass.) women's tennis team for seven seasons, compiling an overall record of 137-7 and winning three consecutive Division II state championships. Meola began her coaching career in 2004, where she coached the Clark University tennis teams.

A 1998 graduate of Clark, Meola received her educational provisional certificate in 2001 and her master's degree in education from Boston University in 2011.