SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Lake Superior State University women's basketball head coach Brandon Lokken has announced the hiring of Allison Todd as assistant coach.
Todd will serve as the second assistant for the Lake State women's basketball program as well as the head coach of the Lake State JV women's basketball program.
"We are excited to add Allison to our staff. She brings experience both as a player and coach at the college level that will help improve our guard play," said Lokken. "Allison is passionate about developing great young women and she will be a great addition to our program."
Todd joins Lake Superior State from Southeastern Community College in Keokuk, Iowa, where she served as an assistant coach for the women's basketball team since 2018.
"I would like to thank Coach Lokken for this opportunity to coach and learn alongside him and Coach Clayton," said Todd. "I am excited to join the Lake State Women's Basketball family."
As the assistant coach at Southeastern Community College, Todd's responsibilities included aiding the head coach in any needed capacities and supporting with daily practice duties. She was responsible for creating and executing practices in the absence of the head coach. Todd uploaded game statistics and film following every home game. In addition, Todd maintained the team's budget. During her time at Southeastern Community College, Todd also served as Student Activities Coordinator/Residence Life Advisor.
Prior to Southeastern, Todd held two roles at Point Guard College. PGC is considered to be the nation's leading basketball education camp. She served as the Staffing Coordinator Intern in 2018, where she assisted in identifying, interviewing, screening and hiring Point Guard College staff. From 2016-2017, Todd worked as a Basket Instructor for Point Guard College. Her duties included demonstrating on-and-off ball offensive and defensive techniques, instructing young athletes in a gym setting and leading drills that reinforced classroom learning.
Todd was a member of the Monmouth College Women's Basketball team from 2014-18 and served as captain during her senior year. She was the Women's Basketball representative for Monmouth's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee from January 2016 - May 2018.
A 2018 graduate of Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL., Todd completed her bachelor's degree in business administration and economics. A Shannon, IL native, Todd currently resides in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.
The women's basketball team will host Rochester for an exhibition game on Oct. 29 at 5:30pm.
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