Lorrie Wood enters her fifth year of rebuilding the PLU women's tennis team after taking over the program as interim head coach in 2008. Her teams have compiled a 15-44 dual match record in three seasons.
Wood played USTA tournaments throughout high school and college. In 1979-80 she played No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles at Green River Community College, placing first at regionals and second at state among Washington community colleges. Wood played at the University of Washington from 1981-82, earning one varsity letter.
Wood's first job was at Tennis World in Seattle, the largest Indoor club in the world with 22 tennis courts. She has been an assistant coach with the Gig Harbor High School boys tennis program since 2005, at the same time serving as the Fox Island Community junior tennis program's head instructor.
Wood lives on Fox Island with her husband and two sons.