LMU senior women's tennis player Logan Finnell wrote an article about 40th-year head coach Jamie Sanchez's loyalty to LMU.
Tami Adkins is in her sixth season as Director of Operations. Prior to becoming Director of Operations she was the Volunteer Assistant for two years. Adkins, who is no stranger to Loyola Marymount, served as an Assistant Coach with the LMU Women's Basketball team from 2000-2007. In 2004, the Women's Basketball program won its first WCC regular season and Conference Tournament Titles and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Adkins was also a part of LMU's first post-season appearance when the Lions were invited to the 2001 WNIT.
Adkins is very familiar with the West Coast Conference as she was an All-Conference point guard at the University of San Francisco. She was the captain for the 1992 team which finished as WCC Co-Champions. In her senior season, Adkins was named All-WCC as well as All-WCC Academic Team. Adkins graduated in 1993 with a degree in Political Science.
Upon graduation, Adkins began her career in coaching, first serving as an assistant at LMU during the 1994-95 season before returning to her alma mater in 1995. She remained at USF as an assistant for the next five seasons, helping the Dons to two WCC Tournament Championships and two NCAA tournament appearances, including a trip to the Sweet Sixteen in 1996.
Adkins' primary responsibilities with the Women's Tennis program include coordinating all team travel and equipment, assisting with fund-raising and on campus recruiting, summer camp coordination and community service outreach.
Adkins is married and resides in El Segundo, Calif. with her husband, Jamie. She has one daughter, Gabriella.
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