Lacey is in her ninth year as the head coach here at Santa Rosa Junior College and her sixth in the full-time teaching/coaching position. She attended Point Arena High School where she lettered in three sports, compiling a record of 91-13 in basketball and capturing four league titles. Lacey went on to play at Sonoma State University for four years where the Seawolves made regional playoffs two of those years. She graduated from Sonoma State, getting her degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy. Six years ago she tried out for the German professional basketball league, but decided to coach at SRJC instead. Lacey earned her Master’s of Sports Science Degree in Sports Coaching. The 2012-2013 Bear Cubs compiled an overall record of 27-7 and 12-2 in conference play, bringing Lacey’s eight-season coaching record to 189-77 overall and 89-19 in conference. Last season Lacey was selected Big 8 Conference Coach of the Year for the fifth straight season and State Coach of the Year from the North for the third time.
Leslie played basketball at Santa Rosa Christian. After high school she played for the Bear Cubs under Coach Lacey Campbell for two years (2005-2007) after which she assisted for one. She graduated from SRJC with an Associate Degree and then transferred to Simpson University in Redding, CA. A shooting guard for the Simpson Red Hawks, she was team captain and while at it, earned a BA in psychology in 2010.
She is currently enrolled in the Veterinary Technician program here at SRJC. This will be her fifth year assisting at SRJC.
Natalie begins her 4th season as an assistant coach for the Bear Cubs. Natalie graduated from Rincon Valley Christian High School in 2007, where she lettered in 3 sports: Basketball, Soccer and Cross-Country. She came to SRJC and redshirted her 1st season due to injury. Natalie played for SRJC from 2008-2010 and earned Academic All-Conference honors. She was a 2-year captain for the Bear Cubs and was a part of the 2010 State Tournament Final Four effort. Upon earning her AA at SRJC, Natalie transferred to Sonoma State University and graduated in December 2012 with a BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies. She is currently studying to attend law school with the hopes of pursuing a career in either the legal or criminal justice field.
Marie graduated from Aliso Niguel High School in Southern Orange County in 2008. She played her freshman year at Sonoma State University. Fortunately for our program, she transferred to SRJC and was an integral member of the 2010-2011 State Championship team. She then transferred back Sonoma State to finish her last two years playing basketball. She is graduating in December 2013 with a degree in Sociology. Marie would either like to pursue a career in sports management or health and fitness. This is Marie’s first year on the Bear Cub coaching staff. She is also coaching the girls freshman team at Cardinal Newman High School.
Karen Horii, Statistician
Karen joined the Lady Bear Cub program as an assistant coach in the fall of 1990. In 1992, she assumed the role of statistician/computer expert. Before coming to Santa Rosa, Karen served as the assistant coach and statistician for the Santa Barbara City College Women’s Basketball program from 1983-1990. Karen played point guard at UC Santa Barbara from 1972-1975. She earned her BA and teaching credential in Physical Education at UCSB. Conveniently, Karen is a full-time Microcomputer Lab Specialist for Instructional Computing here at SRJC, so she does all of the computer-related tasks, including preparing game programs and this Media Guide.