Ayriell Robinson is in her third season on the Lindenwood women’s basketball coaching staff in 2018-19.
In her first year, Lindenwood had one of its best season during its NCAA era. The year was capped off by the team reaching the MIAA Postseason Tournament semifinals. In the quarterfinals, they upset the MIAA Regular Season Champion, Pittsburg State. Lindenwood finished the season with 14 wins, and it had the MIAA Freshman of the Year.
Robinson comes to Lindenwood after coaching one season at NCAA Division I Southeastern Louisiana. Among the players she coached was Nanna Pool who was a third-team all-conference selection.
Prior to her time at Southeastern Louisiana, she was an assistant coach at Angelina College. She helped that program to three straight NJCAA Region XIV conference tournament appearances. She was also an assistant for one season at St. Mary’s Academy in New Orleans, La.
Robinson has ties to the St. Louis area after playing for Saint Louis University from 2009-2011. She appeared in 59 games and averaged 6.6 points and 3.5 rebounds a contest. Robinson led the team in 2009-10 with a .391 three-point percentage, and she was first on the squad the next season with 39 steals.
Oliver Wiseman joined the Lindenwood women's basketball staff for the 2018-19 season.
Prior to Lindenwood, Wiseman spent two seasons with Knox College. With Knox, he was in charge of player development and recruiting, oversaw the film and scouting and organized travel plans. Wiseman helped the team to the most wins for Knox since the 1989-90 season.
Before Knox, Wiseman worked at UMSL, his duties included offensive play calling, recruiting, and team travel. Wiseman helped the Tritons earn a berth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament and also coached two All-GLVC selections.
Prior to UMSL, Wiseman served a stint at another GLVC school, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. While with the Rangers, he was responsible for the entire offensive scheme and in-game play calling, as well as recruiting and individual skill development. The Rangers improved by 14 wins from the previous season, which included an increase in production in every offensive statistical category, en route to a 22-8 record and an at-large bid to the 2015 NCAA Tournament.
The Houston, Texas native served as the head coach for the junior varsity girls program at Fox High School in Arnold, Mo., during the 2013-2014 season while also assisting with the varsity team that claimed its first conference title in over 20 years. Prior to Fox High School, Wiseman served as a varsity assistant for two seasons at Ursuline Academy. The Bears had two strong postseason runs, which included notching the program’s most single season wins with 21 during the 2011-12 season.
Wiseman played collegiately at Maryville University before serving as a student assistant coach. While playing for the Saints he was an Academic All-Conference selection, led the team in grade point average, and served on the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. Wiseman earned a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology in 2012, and he graduated with his master's degree in sports psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2014.