Alaina Lee enters her second season on the Kansas women's basketball staff as the assistant director of operations and video coordinator. She began her position with the Jayhawks staff in July 2011 and serves as the team's liaison for other departments such as equipment and facilities. Lee will also help with the Bonnie Henrickson summer camps and assist with day-to-day operations in the KU women's basketball office.
A four-year letterwinner at Murray State University, Lee started for three seasons and was a member of the Ohio Valley Conference Championship team in 2008 that advanced to the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament berth. Lee ended her career second in program history having appeared in 114 games and ranked 22nd with 861 career points.
Lee, a native of Houston, Texas, spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas from 2008-10. During her time with the Buccaneers, Lee was the team's recruiting coordinator in addition to assisting players with skill development and weight training. She also worked with two-time all-region selection Brateicka Mock, while Blinn qualified for regionals both seasons.
Lee's coaching resume also includes stints as a head coach and assistant coach in the Houston Elite AAU basketball program and as head basketball coach at the E.O. Smith Educational Center, where she also served as a physical education teacher.
A member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), Lee graduated from Murray State in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in health and physical education.