Lindsey Foster joined the Cal State Northridge women's basketball program as an assistant coach prior to the start of the 2010-11 season. She was promoted to Associate Head Coach before the start of the 2014-15 season.
Before arriving at Cal State Northridge, Lindsey Foster was an assistant coach at UC Riverside since 2004. During the 2003-04 campaign, Foster served as an undergraduate assistant coach at her alma mater, Northern Arizona University.
As an assistant coach at UC Riverside, Foster helped elevate the Highlanders to one of the top collegiate women's basketball programs in the Western United States.
In six seasons as an assistant coach, UC Riverside enjoyed five winning seasons including a school record 21 wins in 2006-07, three trips to the NCAA Tournament, one journey to the women's NIT, and three championships at the Big West Tournament. In the last two seasons alone (2008-09, 2009-10), UC Riverside produced 36 wins, 25 victories in Big West competition, two post-season berths, and six all-conference players including the 2009 Big West Conference Player of the Year.
Foster graduated from Northern Arizona University (NAU) in 2004 with a degree in Health Promotion, an emphasis in Secondary Education and a minor in Biology.
As a player at Northern Arizona, Foster is NAU's all-time leader in career assists, steals, and free throw percentage (.818). Foster's name appears in NAU's Top-10 in 14 other categories. A four-year starter and letter winner, Foster gained Big Sky Conference Honorable Mention honors twice. She was also a four-time Golden Eagle Scholar from 2000-03.