Viper Volleyball Since 2015


Lindsay Phillips is originally from Orange County where she played her 4 year club volleyball career for OCVBC. Lindsay was a standout Outside Hitter at Marina High School in Huntington Beach where she was a 4 year starter on Varsity. She led her team to a League, CIF and Div. 1 State Championship Title in 1997 (First state title in Marina’s athletics history). Her hard work and dedication to the game paid off and she received many prestigious awards including Fab 50 selection for USA Volleyball Magazine (1997), Marina High School Athlete of the Year (1997) and most notably Div. 1 California State Player of the Year (1997).

Collegiate Career: After being recruited heavily by most of the top collegiate volleyball programs in the nation Lindsay committed to Pepperdine University and played her freshman year for the Waves. As a freshman starter Lindsay led the Pepperdine Waves to not only their first NCAA appearance but also its first Sweet 16 appearance in 1998. Lindsay was recognized on the West Coast Conference (WCC) Freshman All-American, two-time WCC Player of the Week, WCC All-conference Team and lastly WCC Freshman of the Year in 1998.

After a great run her freshman year and Pepperdine University, Lindsay transferred to California State University at Long Beach in 1999 where she began her four year career at The Beach. In 1999 her first season at CSULB the team made an NCAA Final Four appearance. During a pre-season training trip to Washington D.C. in 2000 Lindsay suffered a devastating knee injuring rupturing her ACL, MCL and meniscus. After many grueling months of physical therapy Lindsay made her comeback in 2001 helping the team keep their undefeated record all season until falling to Stanford University in the NCAA Final match. 2002 concluded Lindsay’s final seasons at The Beach.

Professional Career

Lindsay went onto working in the sales industry for three years before getting back into volleyball. From 2005-2010 she began her professional career playing for some of the top volleyball clubs in the world. In 2005-2006 she signed a contract to play professionally in Puerto Rico for the Guaynabo Mets. She was a team leader who led the team stats in most categories (points, attacks, blocks, digs and aces). In 2006-2007 Lindsay signed a contract with Stinol Volleyball Club in Lipetsk, Russia. The Russian Superleague that year was one of the highest levels in the world. Lindsay received Player of the Game on two different occasions and was one of only two foreign players on the team. During the next two seasons from 2007-2009 Lindsay signed contracts to play for the Guaynabo Mets again. She was also a dynamic powerhouse for the Mets playing as an Outside Hitter and also Opposite. She continued to be an exceptional leader for the Mets and led statistics in (points, attacks, digs, blocks and aces). 2009-2010 was her final professional season playing in the Azerbaijan Superleague for Azerrail Volleyball Club. Lindsay was a powerhouse for Azerrail with her dynamic attack and incredible ball control she was a top leader for the team. Azerrail competed in the international CEV Cup and received a third place finish for the season.

During the summer of 2010 Lindsay also had the privilege to train with the USA National Team in Anaheim, CA.

Coaching Career:

OCVBC 13’s

  • Team started the season in Div. 5 and concluded the season as a top team in Div. 3 (Davis Volleyball Festival)

SCVC Los Cab 17’s

  • Top team finish in Reno
  • Finished in top three divisions

Surf City Volleyball Club 16’s

  • Finished in the top 3 divisions by the end of the season

Marina High School (Girls and Boy JV programs)

  • Both Boys and Girls team finished as a top teams in the Sunset League.

Los Alamitos High School (Frosh/Soph and assisted varsity)

  • Sunset League Championship title for Frosh/Soph
  • Sunset League, CIF and State Championship titles for Varsity
  • Many of these past players moved on to play Div.1 collegiately and also continued playing internationally overseas or competing in the AVP beach tour.

Mater Dei High School (Frosh/Soph)

  • First place finish in the prestigious Trinity League
  • Many players moved on to play varsity the following year

Favorite Quote:

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” –Henry Ford