Jamie Asaka first learned to play lacrosse as a 9th grader at Lakeside School in Seattle, WA. After graduation, she attended Pitzer College where she was a member of the Claremont College lacrosse team and served as team captain her junior and senior years. Jamie started a high school lacrosse team at Northside College Prep in Chicago, IL before moving to Seattle where she coached middle school lacrosse for a year.
Jamie became the head coach of the Lakeside School girl’s lacrosse team in 2005. While at Lakeside, she coached the Lions to six state championships, and for her efforts she was named the 2010 Washington High School Girls Coach of the Year. Aside from coaching at Lakeside, Jamie Asaka has coached both U-15 and U-19 teams at the US National Tournaments in addition to her work with Puget Sound Select.