Lisa Waltz became the 10th head coach of the Inferno soccer program in June 2016, and enters her fourth season at the helm of the program in 2019.
In 2018, Waltz helped Alverno to six victories on the year while the team reached new offensive heights under her leadership as the Inferno amassed 31 goals on the season, while also putting together a strong defensive effort as the team led all of NCAA Division III in total saves during the season.
During her second season with the team in 2017, Waltz led the team to a season-opening win over Crown (Minn.) in double overtime at Mount Mary as Alverno scored the goal in the 104th minute. She led the team to five wins during her first season with the team as the team opened the campaign with a 5-1 mark, including a win over conference foe Lakeland. During the stretch, Alverno totalled 22 goals with wins over Mount Mary, Crown (Minn.), Blackburn, Lakeland, and MacMurray.
Before coming to Milwaukee to take over the Inferno, Waltz was an assistant coach at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where she served as 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.
The former Division III soccer player earned her bachelor's degree in physical education from Loras College. While a member of the soccer team, she helped the team to three Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) conference championships and berths into the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship.
She later went on to receive her master's degree in education at Carthage in the spring of 2016.
She currently resides in Kenosha, Wis.