Lisa Vacca is in her fifth season with the Duquesne lacrosse team. She comes to the Bluff from Robert Morris, where she spent four years as an assistant coach, working primarily with the Colonials' offense and goal keepers.
In addition to her time at RMU, Vacca has coached for five years with the Intrepid Lacrosse Club as well as serving as head coach at Quaker Valley Middle School for three seasons, where she was named 2005 Western Pennsylvania Scholastic Lacrosse Association coach of the year. She also spent two years coaching field hockey at Shadyside Academy.
As a player, Vacca played four seasons at the University of Pittsburgh, captaining the Panthers for three of those years. She earned her degree in psychology in 2002.