Lindsay Gottlieb Biography

Lindsay Gottlieb leads the women’s basketball team of the USC Trojans within the Pac-12 Conference as their head coach. Lindsay Gottlieb has entered her third season with USC and led the Trojans to the National championship for the first time since 2014. With extensive coaching experience, including a notable Final Four appearance at California, Gottlieb’s leadership brought success to USC, highlighted by an upset against No. 2 Stanford. Her 13-year coaching career boasts a 268-154 overall record, with USC recording a commendable 33-26 under her guidance.

Lindsay Gottlieb Early Life, Family & Education 

Lindsay Gottlieb was born on 2nd October 1977 in Scarsdale, New York, United States. Supportive parents and family members raised her. Stephen Gottlieb, her father, served as a judge in the state of New York. Her mother’s name was Carol, and she was diagnosed with cancer and died. Her oldest sister, Chris Gottlieb, teaches at the New York University School of Law. Talking about her education, she attends Scarsdale High School (Scarsdale, New York). She graduated from Brown University (1995-1999). She also earned a master’s degree in the philosophy of education.


Lindsay Gottlieb switched her attention to basketball in seventh grade. She took a year off from playing basketball to study abroad in Australia in 1997. After her 1999 graduation, as she was heading home, an offer came through for an assistant coach position at Syracuse University. She was an assistant at the University of New Hampshire from 2001-2002. She was then an assistant at the University of Richmond from 2002-2005. She was hired as an assistant at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2005.

Later, she became associate head coach from 2007–2008, and her responsibilities involved recruiting and scouting. Lindsay Gottlieb gained valuable experience and was named head coach of the University of California, Santa Barbara, from 2008–2011. In April 2011, she returned to the University of California, Berkeley, and served there from 2011–2019. She was the ninth head coach of the Golden Bears. 

On 12th June 2019, She joined the Cleveland Cavaliers and signed a four-year contract as an assistant coach. She also became part of new head coach John Beilein’s staff. Became the seventh female assistant coach in NBA history in 2019. She became the first NCAA women’s head coach to be hired by an NBA team (2019-2021). In May 2021, She joined the women’s head coach at the University of Southern California. 

Awards and Honors

Lindsay Gottlieb earned various awards and honors, such as:

  • She was named Big West Coach of the Year for season 2008-2009. 
  • She was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year – Media (2013). 

Lindsay Gottlieb Biography

Real Name Lindsay Catherine Gottlieb
Birth Date 2 October 1977 
Age (as of 2024) 46 Years
Birth Place Scarsdale, New York, United States
Basketball coach
College Brown University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 10” – in Centimeters – 177 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 75 kg  –  in Pounds – 165 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Lindsay Gottlieb USC Trojans


Father Stephen Gottlieb
Sister Suzy Gottlieb, Chris Gottlieb
Brother Peter Gottlieb

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Patrick Martin
Children Three

Personal Life

Lindsay Gottlieb is a married woman. She wedded her husband, Patrick Martin. They got engaged in March 2017. Eventually, they tied the knot on 23rd September 2018. Patrick, her spouse, operates as a finance entrepreneur from the comfort of their home, offering remote work flexibility.

Lindsay and Patrick Martin have two children. Their son is named Jordan born in 2017 and had the privilege of attending the wedding of his parents. Currently, Jordan is enjoying his school days. And their daughter is Reese born on 15th October 2022. Lindsay Gottlieb who is recently hired as a coach at USC is looking after her well-being as well.

Social Media

Lindsay Gottlieb is active on social media platforms. She has verified her Instagram account with the username @coachlindsayg. She has 6966 followers on her Instagram page. She has 20.8k followers on his @CoachLindsayG Twitter account. 

Lindsay Gottlieb Net Worth

Lindsay Gottlieb is one of the youngest head coaches in the nation. She coached several of her star baseball players, including New York’s Layshia Clarendon and Los Angeles’ Kristine Anigwe, to the WNBA.

According to a University of California compensation report, her gross pay in 2018 was $737,900. In May 2021, she signed her six-year contract to become the women’s head coach at USC. Her responsibilities include game preparation and player development. She has assets and investments that contributed to her lavish life. Lindsay Gottlieb has an estimated net worth of $750,000 as of March 2024. 


  • Lindsay Gottlieb shares her memorable time with husband, Patrick Martin, and two children. She is involved in raising her daughter, Reese.  

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