Alisa Kresge is in her fourth season with the Red Foxes as an assistant coach. She will work alongside Assistant Coach Erin Leger with the team's guards. Additionally, Kresge will be involved in recruiting, alumni relations, the Junior Hoop Club and Marist Girls' Basketball Camp.
In her first three years on the coaching staff, the Marist guards led the MAAC in assists, assists per game and assists to turnover ratio, and ranked in the top four in three-point field goal percentage. Members of the Marist back court have been named MAAC Player of the Week nine times in Kresge's three years and Erica Allenspach and Corielle Yarde have been named the MAAC Player of the Year the last two seasons.
Kresge produces the Junior Hoop Club and Alumnae newsletters for the women's basketball program. She is responsible for writing and designing the publications.
From 2007-09, Kresge worked for the MAAC as Director of Women's Basketball Operations. She served as Tournament Director of the 2009 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Sweet 16 Regional at Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, N.J. Her day-to-day responsibilities at the MAAC included the creation of the conference's schedule and the coordination of its broadcast schedule. In 2008, she was the coordinator and key contributor for the conference's successful NCAA Grant application. In 2007 and 2008, Kresge was the coordinator of the ESPN Old Spice Classic, an annual eight-team exempted men's basketball tournament held in Orlando, Fla.
The program's all-time leader in assists with 596, Kresge played point guard for the Red Foxes from 2003-07. She helped lead Marist to the first Sweet 16 appearance by a men's or women's basketball program in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) history in 2007.
Kresge was named MAAC Defensive Player of the Year in each of her final three years at Marist, sharing the award in the 2004-05 season and winning it outright in the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons. In addition to being the program's all-time leader in assists, Kresge is second all-time in steals with 222. She was also the program's all-time leader in games played at the time of her graduation. She became a starter halfway through the 2003-04 season, and helped lead the Red Foxes to their first NCAA Tournament appearance that season. In Kresge's four years at Marist, the Red Foxes won 94 and earned their first three NCAA Tournament berths in program history.
Kresge, who earned a bachelor's degree in Digital Media in 2007, resides in Poughkeepsie.