Tori Quinn joined the Liberty women's lacrosse coaching staff in August 2017. Quinn is responsible for helping coach the Lady Flames' offense. She also assists with recruiting.
Quinn's first year as an assistant coach proved highly successful, as the Lady Flames posted their best overall record, 13-5, in program history and best Big South mark, 6-1, in school history as well. Additionally, Liberty reached as high No. 37 (out of 115 DI teams) in the NCAA Women's Lacrosse RPI, the best mark in program history, and closed the year in the No. 38 slot. The Lady Flames also defeated numerous schools for the first time in program history, including: Arizona State (first-ever win over a Power-5 conference school), East Carolina, Mercer, Old Dominion, Robert Morris and William & Mary. Liberty earned the No. 2 seed for the Big South Women's Lacrosse Championship and received its first-ever bye into the semifinals.
The historic season also saw Liberty finish No. 1 in the nation in caused turnovers per game (14.28), No. 2 in ground balls per game (23.78), No. 4 in shots per game (36.11), No. 9 in shots on goal per game (25.94), No. 17 in scoring defense (9.78) and No. 20 in scoring margin (3.67). Liberty matched a program record with seven Big South All-Conference selections. Additionally, 10 Lady Flames were named either the Big South Offensive or Defensive Player of the Week or Freshman of the Week during the course of the season (also a program record), led by Brianna McCaffrey, a four-time Defensive Player of the Week.
Quinn came to Liberty after serving as an assistant coach for two years (2015-17) at Canisius. She also enjoyed a successful four-year playing career for the Griffins.
In two years as an assistant at Canisius, Quinn coached 17 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) All-Conference players. The Griffins finished 2017 with the most wins (15) and fewest losses (5) in program history, while winning the MAAC Championship to earn a spot in the NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship.
Quinn coached three student-athletes who broke program records during the 2017 season, including 2017 Tewaaraton Award Semifinalist Erica Evans.
In Quinn's six years as a Griffins player and assistant coach, the team won five conference titles. The Orangeville, Ontario, Canada, native finished her playing career as one of the most celebrated players in program history.
Quinn earned Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Regional All-America honors on three separate occasions and was a three-time MAAC Offensive Player of the Year. She closed out her career with 154 goals, 97 assists and 251 points in a Griffins uniform.
The native of Canada graduated from Canisius in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in physical education/health. She then went on receive her master's degree in sport administration and management from Canisius in 2017.
Quinn currently resides in Lynchburg, Va.