Lance White

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
University of Pittsburgh


2018 – Present: Head Coach, University of Pittsburgh

2003 – 2018: Associate Head Coach (12-18)/Assistant Coach, Florida State University

1996 – 2003: Assistant Coach/Graduate Assistant Coach (96-98), Texas Tech University

1992  – 1996: Student-Assistant Coach, Texas Tech University


1998: Texas Tech University, Masters, Sports Administration

1996: Texas Tech University, Bachelors, Exercise and Sports Science


Hometown: Spur, TX

Family: Melanie (Wife) & Quentin, Vivian (Children)

Career Highlights

In 2020-21, even with the shortened season, led Pitt to the program’s most ACC wins (3) in four seasons

In 2019-20, led Pitt to the program’s first ACC Tournament win in four seasons

In 2018-19 (first season), guided Pitt to the program’s first Power 5 (non-ACC) win in four seasons

Signed a 2020 recruiting class to Pitt that ranked in the top-50 nationally

As Pitt’s Head Coach, has recruited and coached two ACC All-Conference Team selection

2016-17 WBCA National Assistant Coach of the Year

From 2003 to 2018, assisted Florida State to a 350-145 (.707) overall record, 12 20+ win seasons, two ACC Regular Season Championships, and 13 NCAA Tournament berths (at least one win during each appearance – three Elite 8s & two Sweet 16s)

Helped Florida State sign numerous top-25 nationally ranked recruiting classes

From 1996 to 2003, assisted Texas Tech to a 178-48 (.788) overall record, seven 20+ win seasons, three Big 12 Regular Season Championships, two Big 12 Tournament Championships, and seven NCAA Tournament berths (two Elite 8s & three Sweet 16s)

Was a Student-Assistant on Texas Tech’s 1992-93 National Championship team

News & Media

2/13/20 – Coach Lance White Feature (Pitt LiveWire – video)

10/31/19 – HC Lance White Mic’d Up (Pitt LiveWire – video)

4/19/18 – Coach White Introductory Press Conference

4/18/18 – Lance White Named Pitt Women’s Basketball Head Coach

Head Coach Record