Head coach Brenda Frese hired Lanie Deppe as the Assistant Director of Basketball Performance in the spring of 2016. Deppe oversees the Terrapins’ strength, fitness and nutrition regimens on a daily basis.
Prior to coming to Maryland, Deppe served as the Assistant Director of Sports Performance at Old Dominion for two years, working with the women’s basketball, lacrosse, swimming/diving and rowing teams.
“Lanie is a rising star in our profession,” Frese said. “She is a tireless worker that will continue to set the bar in our program and allow us to be one of the most physically fit teams in the country that will outwork all. Her knowledge of the game and in her profession sets her apart from all of the rest. We are thrilled to have her join our Maryland family."
Before working at Old Dominion, Deppe oversaw women’s swimming, women’s soccer, rowing and field hockey at Indiana University from 2008-2014. She spent time at LaSalle University where she worked with rowing, women’s lacrosse, women’s swimming, volleyball, softball and diving
Deppe is an NSCA and CSCCA member, as well as a NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). She is also a certified USA Weightlifting Sport Performance Coach (USAW).
A native of Bloomington, Ind., Deppe was a four-year varsity rower at Indiana University. Over her career, she earned the Most Dedicated Athlete award, Team Scholastic Achievement award and the Team Leadership award, while also earning Alpha Beta distinction all four years.
She earned her bachelor of science as a fitness specialist from Indiana in 2007 and also went on to obtain her masters of science in applies sport science from Indiana.