Lorraine Morrissey enters her second season as assistant coach at Army. With 10 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level, Morrissey brings valuable knowledge to the Army program, having served stints at Pace University (1995-2001), Sacred Heart University (2000-01) and University of Stony Brook (2001-03).
At Army, Morrissey assists with all aspects of the program including recruiting, program development and daily organization of various coaching duties. A forward in her playing days, Morrissey will serve as Army's primary recruiting coordinator.
Morrissey came to the banks of the Hudson from Stony Brook. While with the Seawolves, Morrissey's responsibilities included recruiting, scheduling, player development, academic supervision, film breakdown, scouting, game preparation and on-court coaching.
After graduating from Southampton College in 1995, Morrissey began her coaching career at Pace. Morrissey, following two years as a graduate assistant, was elevated to an assistant coach at Pace, where she stayed for three seasons. Her duties included on-floor coaching, on and off campus recruiting, arrangement of team travel and development of the team's website. In 2000, Morrissey coached the Settlers to an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Morrissey's introduction to the Division I ranks came at Sacred Heart, where she spent the 2000-01 season with the Pioneers. In addition to her coaching duties, Morrissey was in charge of recruiting, scouting opponents, film exchange and scheduling. That season, she helped the Pioneers to a 15-14 mark and an appearance in the Northeast Conference semifinials.
Morrissey graduated from Southampton with a bachelor's degree in social science. She earned a master's degree in education from Pace in 1997. Morrissey collected more than 1,000 points and 1,000 rebounds over four seasons, playing two years at Dowling College before transferring to Southampton for her final two seasons. She was a two-time conference all-star at Southampton.
She resides at West Point.