Inducted as a truly great coach, Lindley has served as the head coach at Darien (Conn.) High School since 1994, posting a 466-87 record and a winning percentage of 84.2% at the time of her induction. Lindley has led Darien to 18 state championships and 18 FCIAC championships in her 28 seasons, and she has been named Connecticut’s coach of the year seven times. Under her watch, the program has produced almost 80 USA Lacrosse All-America players and over 100 all-state players. Among Darien’s noteworthy achievements, the program compiled a 107-game winning streak against in-state opponents from 2012 to 2018.
A native of Centerport, N.Y. and an accomplished two-sport athlete before starting her coaching career, Lindley was a collegiate All-American at UMass, and a member of the 1989 U.S. World Cup Team which won the gold medal. She was previously inducted into the USA Lacrosse Connecticut Chapter Hall of Fame (2014) and the University of Massachusetts Hall of Fame (2016).