Lisa Waltz became the 10th head coach of the Inferno soccer program in June 2016.
In her first season at the helm, Alverno had the best start in program history with a 5-1 record in the opening third of the schedule. The team finished 5-12 overall and ninth in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference standings with a 1-9 league record.
The former Carthage College assistant, Waltz was the recruiting coordinator and organized the Lady Reds' ID prospect camps in addition to developing scouting reports of upcoming opponents. For the 2016 spring season, she was responsible for the team's head coaching duties while the head coach was on maternity leave.
The Deerfield, Illinois native also coached various club and high school teams in the Chicago, Dubuque and Kenosha areas. She earned her bachelor's degree in physical education from Loras College where she was a member of the Duhawks' soccer team that won three Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles. She recently finished her master's degree in education at Carthage in the spring of 2016.