New Women's Basketball Coach Added to Staff

by Sarah Black | Sep 19, 2013
LSUA is proud to announce Bob Austin as the new Women's Basketball Head Coach.

The athletic department at LSUA continues to expand with the hiring of a new coach.  Bob Austin is set to start November 1 as the new women’s head basketball coach. 

Austin is currently an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach at Southeastern Louisiana.  He has served in his present position since 2012.  Before moving to Southeastern, Austin coached under Jennifer Graf at Northwestern State as an Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach from 2009 – 2012.  While at Northwestern, he also served as an assistant coach to the men’s team from 2007 – 2009 and was a graduate assistant.  Austin began his career as an assistant coach for both the women’s and men’s teams at Otero Junior College in La Junta, Colorado. 

In addition to his coaching resume, Austin has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alaska, Anchorage and a Master’s of Science in Sports Administration from Northwestern State in Natchitoches.  

Women’s basketball has been a part of LSUA in the past.  Both men’s and women’s basketball were introduced in 1978 as club sports.  Donald F. Barker was head coach of the women’s team which compiled an 11-11 record in its first year.

Recent Announcements

  • TOPS Fully Funded for 2017-2018 Academic Year

    LSU Alexandria is happy to announce that TOPS is fully funded to cover tuition for the 2017-2018 Academic Year!
  • Microsoft Word for Beginners

    Learn more about Microsoft Word with this three part class.
  • Adjunct of Communication Studies

    Louisiana State University of Alexandria is seeking an adjunct in Communication Studies/Mass Communication or a related field.
  • LSUA Annual Transfer Open House set for May 14th

    ​Students interested in transferring from another college or university to LSU Alexandria should plan to attend an open house on May 14th. The event will be from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in the Multipurpose Academic Center (MPAC) Lobby.
  • LSUA Generals Pomline Auditions

    Love the Generals? Got Spirit? LSUA is forming a Pomline for the 2014-2015 season! The LSUA PomLine will be a campus spirit squad whose purpose is to promote, support, and represent the university and its athletic programs.