The Matadome

The Matadome is the indoor home for the CSUN men's and women's basketball teams as well as the Matador men's and women's volleyball teams.

Jason Flowers

Head Coach

Entering his seventh season as the head coach of the CSUN womens basketball in 2016-17, Jason Flowers has completely reshaped the identity and culture of the Matadors.

Under Flowers watch, CSUN won the Big West Tournament Championship in 2014 and 2015 to earn the leagues automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament. The Matadors also won the Big West Regular Season Title in 2014 for the first time in program history.

Inheriting a program that won 13 games in the three seasons prior to his arrival, Flowers has transformed the Matadors into a regional power. For his work, Flowers was named the Big West Coach of the Year following the 2011-12 and 2013-14 seasons.


Lindsey Foster

Associate Head Coach

Lindsey Foster joined the CSUN womens basketball program as an assistant coach prior to the start of the 2010-11 season. She was promoted to Associate Head Coach before the start of the 2014-15 season.

Before arriving at CSUN, Lindsey Foster was an assistant coach at UC Riverside since 2004. During the 2003-04 campaign, Foster served as an undergraduate assistant coach at her alma mater, Northern Arizona University.

As an assistant coach at UC Riverside, Foster helped elevate the Highlanders to one of the top collegiate womens basketball programs in the Western United States.


Brandy Manning

Assistant Coach

Brandy Manning joined the Matadors as an assistant coach prior to the start of the 2016-17 season. A former associate head coach at USC and Arizona, Manning will work with the Matador post players in addition to other administrative responsibilities.

Most recently, Manning spent a season at Texas State as an assistant coach. With the Bobcats, Manning helped lead the squad to a 17-15 overall record and an 11-9 mark in Sun Belt Conference play. The team would advance to participate in the WBI Postseason Tournament.

At USC, he helped sign a recruiting class that was ranked No. 15 in the nation and helped the Women of Troy reach the 2014 NCAA Tournament after claiming the Pac-12 Tournament Championship.


Christine Collins-Kiernan

Assistant Coach

Christine Collins-Kiernan joined the CSUN womens basketball program as an assistant coach prior to the start of the 2010-11 season.

Prior to arriving at CSUN, Collins-Kiernan established herself as a winning coach. Collins-Kiernan arrives at CSUN after serving as an Assistant Coach at Mater Dei High School in Southern California. In three seasons (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10), Mater Dei chalked up an impressive 88-6 record. This past season (2009-10), the Monarchs won the Trinity League championship for the third straight year, their second-straight CIF Southern Section title, the Southern California Regional crown and the California state championship. Mater Dei finished 32-1 and was recognized as the No. 1 team in the nation by USA Today and Cal Hi Sports.

From 1996-2007, Collins-Kiernan served as an Associate Head Coach at Troy High School in Fullerton, Ca. During her tenure at Troy, Collins-Kiernan helped build the Warriors into a state power. During her tenure, Troy recorded a 317-33 record including eleven Freeway League titles, eight trips to the CIF finals, five CIF championships, and California state titles in 2003, 2005 and 2006.


Thomas Osburn

Director of Operations

The CSUN womens basketball program hired Thomas Osburn as its Director of Operations prior to the start of the 2013-14 season. A veteran with over 20 years of experience in Southern California boys basketball, Osburn will have administrative duties and other responsibilities at CSUN.

Since joining the Matadors, Osburn has helped lead CSUN to new heights. Affectionately known as “TO” by the CSUN staff and student-athletes, Osburn has been a part of two Big West Tournament Championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances. In his first year, the Matadors won both the Big West Tournament and Regular Season Championships.

For the past two decades, Osburn has been a successful high school boys basketball. His student-athletes went on to play throughout all the divisions of NCAA intercollegiate athletics.


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