Lewis begins her third season at the helm of the women's ice hockey program. Last season, in her second season, Lewis guided the Black Bears to a 17-11-6 overall record, 11-8-2 in league play, earning her Hockey East Coach of the Year honors. The 11 Hockey East wins was a school record and the 17 overall wins tied the previous school record. Under the direction of Lewis, the Black Bears were able to return to post season play for the second straight year.
The Black Bears finished the 2011-2012 campaign strong, posting a 7-2-1 record over the final ten regular season games. Maine earned a trip to the Hockey East Quarterfinal where they would square off against Providence College for the second straight year. Under Lewis' guidance, the Black Bears tallied 27 more points than the previous season and the team had nine players with double digits in points. The team's success on the ice was matched by their hard work in the classroom. Katelyn Massey shared the distinction as the top scholar athlete, posting a perfect 4.0 GPA with two players also receiving distinguished scholar status. Twelve members were named to the 2011-12 WHEA All-Academic Team.
In Lewis’ first season as the Head Coach of The University of Maine, the Black Bears doubled their overall and Hockey East win total from the year before. The team returned to post season play for the first time since the 2005-2006 season. Finishing the year strong as they went 2-2-1 in their final five games, beating two top ranked Frozen Four bound opponents. 16 members of the University of Maine women’s ice hockey team were named to the 2010-2012 All-Academic team. Jennie Gallo and Danielle Cyr were given distinguished scholar status while Ashley Norum and Thalia Grundstrom were named to the Academic All-Star squad.
Under the direction of coach Lewis, Brittany Dougherty was named to the 2011-2012 Hockey East Second Team All-Stars while Brittany Ott and Danielle Ward were named 2011-2012 Hockey East Honorable Mention All-Stars.
Lewis came to the University of Maine in 2010 after spending the previous three seasons as an assistant coach at the University of North Dakota. She was involved in numerous aspects of the program at North Dakota with an emphasis on recruiting for the Fighting Sioux. Lewis was responsible for coaching the defensemen during her last season, while working with the forwards the previous two seasons. In 2009, she served as an assistant coach for the WCHA All-Star Team. The team played against the US Olympic Team at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., during team USA’s Qwest Tour. In addition, Lewis advised and monitored academic progress and achievement. She also mentored student-athletes for personal and professional growth. While at UND, Lewis played a large role in the recruitment of Michelle Karvinen, who is a top player in Europe and won a bronze medal with Team Finland.
Lewis served as an assistant coach at Mercyhurst College from 2000-2006, including the 2005-2006 season when she was Associate Head Coach. While at Mercyhurst, she coordinated and assisted with all aspects of recruiting and assisted with the implementation of on-ice hockey systems. She also aided with skill development of the forwards, the defense corps and goaltenders. She broke down video, coordinated team travel, monitored academic progress and created the recruiting database. She also organized a booster club for increasing the fan base and awareness of the program. While at Mercyhurst, Lewis recruited Canadian gold medalist Meghan Agosta and Swedish National Team player Angelica Lorsell.