Lisa Markland
Lisa Markland
Title: Assistant Men's Track and Field Coach
Experience: 4th Season
Alma Mater: Northeastern University, 1998

Lisa Markland enters her fourth season with the UMass Boston Track and Field program.

A graduate of Northeastern University, Markland earned accolades as both a two-time American East Champion and a one-time New England Champion in the High Jump; she was also nationally ranked during her time at Northeastern. To this day, she continues to hold records at both Northeastern University and among various New England Track and Field organizations.  Her experience as a coach includes positions at both of her alma maters: Milton High School and Northeastern University.

Markland has worked with the state of Massachusetts as a Social Worker for several years before she joined the Center for the Study of Sports in Society to help with their nationally accredited program, Mentor’s in Violence Prevention (MVP). This program facilitates discussions pertaining to gender-based violence; alcohol and consent; and healthy relationships—among other topics. As a facilitator, Markland travels around the country to cultivate these discussions with students, athletes and professionals alike. She also serves as Assistant Director of Facilitation & Training, where she oversees both training and preparations for the MVP program.

Markland graduated from Northeastern University with her Bachelor’s in Human Services.