Lydia is the co-founder and co-owner of Nfinity Volleyball Club. She is the head coach of the 18-1 team this year as well.
Prior to opening Nfinity VBC in 2012, she was with South Bay Volleyball Club for 14 years. There, she served as club administrator for 5 years and coached all levels and ages of teams from 12s-18s. In 2007, Lydia coached her 16-1 team to the Open division of the Junior Olympics in Minneapolis, MN. Then again in 2009, her 16-1 team won the Southern California Junior National Qualifier to earn a bid to the National Division of the Junior Olympics held in Miami, FL.
Lydia played middle blocker at LMU from 1996-1999 on a full athletic scholarship. She still holds many records in the LMU record books: 13th overall in attack percentage, 16th in block assists, and 14th in total blocks. She was also inducted into the LMU Hall of Fame this year as a member of the 1996 Women’s Team that finished 9th in the nation. After graduation, she was hired in Palos Verdes Peninsula USD as a fifth grade teacher where she taught for 7 years. Currently, she teaches middle school science in PVPUSD and has a two daughters, Summer (9) and Paige (2), and two stepdaughters, Maddie (11) and Logan (8).