|Title:||Women's Basketball Head Coach / Senior Women's Administrator|
Entering her third season as head coach of the University of Dallas women's basketball team, Jina Johansen has guided the Lady Crusaders to a 23-29 overall record. This season, Dallas returns their top-six players from 2011-12, including All-SCAC Second Team pick Kylie Yoshimura and junior post Christy Allen.
In 2011-12, Dallas returned three upperclassmen and brought in eleven newcomers. As first-year members of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC), Dallas finished with a 9-16 record overall. During Johansen's first year on the sideline, Dallas finished with a 14-13 record, marking it's second high season win total program history.
Prior to her arrival to Dallas, Johansen served as an assistant coach for two seasons with NCAA DII Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU). Before SMSU, Johansen was an assistant coach at Augustana College and a graduate assistant at South Dakota State University.
The University of Nebraska graduate was a three year starter in basketball for the Lady Cornhuskers, who made Women’s NIT appearances in 2004 and 2005. She was named Honorable Mention All-Big 12 in 2005, and ended her playing career second on Nebraska’s all-time career assists list and fourth on the all-time career three-point list.
Johansen received a Bachelor of Arts and Science Degree in Nutritional Science and Dietetics at Nebraska in May 2005, and a Master’s of Science Degree in Sports Pedagogy with an emphasis in Sports Administration at South Dakota State University in May of 2007.