Olivia Lett has been appointed as the new head coach of the University of Illinois Springfield Women's Basketball Program, becoming the program's tenth head coach pending approval from the U of I Board of Trustees. Lett joins UIS from Millikin University, where she led the women's basketball team to significant success over six seasons.

By the Numbers
  • Lett led Millikin to a 105-48 record in six seasons.
  • During her tenure, the team won two regular season CCIW titles and two CCIW tournament titles.
  • The team ended the 2023-24 season in the NCAA DIII Women's Basketball Tournament with a 23-6 overall record.
State of Play
  • Olivia Lett is set to officially assume her role as UIS Women's Basketball Head Coach-designate on June 3.
  • Her appointment is anticipated to bring about a significant advancement for the UIS women's basketball program.
What's Next

Lett's background and successful coaching history suggest a promising future for the UIS women's basketball program under her leadership.

Bottom Line

Olivia Lett's appointment as the head coach of UIS Women's Basketball Program brings a wealth of experience and success, signaling a positive trajectory for the program's future.