Meet The Coaches

Lyndsey Angus
Head Coach

Pensacola State College
1000 College Blvd.
Pensacola, Florida 32504

Office: (850) 484-1332
Fax: (850) 484-1876
Email: langus@pensacolastate.edu

Lyndsey Angus was named Pensacola State’s Head Coach in the summer of 2015. Angus, a Leominster, Massachusetts native, comes to the Panhandle after spending the last 5 seasons as an assistant coach at the University of New Mexico.

Prior to her stint with the Lobo’s Angus was part of a 2010 Kentucky staff that led the team to one of its most successful seasons in school history, the school’s first national ranking and its second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Angus was a four-year letter-winner for the Wildcats from 2000-03. In her freshman season, the Wildcats captured the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division crown. Three times she was an All-SEC selection and an All-SEC Academic team member on two occasions.

Angus was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Regional Team in both her junior and senior seasons. As a senior in 2003, she paced the SEC in batting average, hitting a blistering .429. In each of her four seasons she was among the top 10 in batting average in the conference. Additionally, Angus still ranks among the all-time leaders at UK in 14 categories, including the career record for most walks.

Prior to joining the Kentucky staff, Angus spent three seasons, 2007-09, as an assistant coach at Centenary College in Shreveport, La., working under former UK assistant coach Mark Montgomery. With the Ladies, Angus was involved in all aspects of the program, including recruiting, scouting, conditioning and on-field instruction.

In 2009, Centenary posted a 32-23 overall record and a 13-9 mark in the Summit League. The Ladies appeared in the conference championship game before falling to Western Illinois.

Prior to her arrival at Centenary, Angus spent a year as a graduate assistant coach at Valdosta (Ga.) State. She graduated from UK in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and business administration.

Angus was a member of the National Pro Fastpitch League’s Rockford Thunder. She was a member of the league beginning in 2004, playing with the New England Riptide for her first five seasons. Angus was named the NPF Most Valuable Player in 2006 and was a member of the All-NPF team in 2005, 2006 and 2008. In her most productive season, Angus batted .357 with 19 RBI and seven doubles in 2005. In her professional career, Angus appeared in 257 games and charted 195 career hits.

 


 

Caroline Powell
Assistant Coach

Pensacola State College
1000 College Blvd.
Pensacola, Florida 32504

Office: (850) 484-1071
Fax: (850) 484-1876
Email: cpowell@pensacolastate.edu 

Coach Powell joins Pensacola State after serving as an assistant coach at Highland Community College in Kansas. She assisted with all areas of offensive and defensive instruction, practice planning and was in charge of mental training. The Scotties were champions of Region VI and competed in the NJCAA tournament while placing seven players on the All-Region team and having the Player of the Year.

Prior to joining the Scottie staff Powell was an assistant coach at Chattanooga State Community College where she helped with all areas of the program. The Tigers completed the 2015 season by placing third at the NJCAA tournament and had three players named to the All-Tournament team and two players named NJCAA 1st team All-Americans. 

Before coaching at Chattanooga State Powell spent 5 seasons as the Head Coach with Olympia Haarlem in the Netherlands. Upon her arrival Olympia had just promoted to play in the highest league in the Netherlands. During her tenure Olympia established themselves as one of the top 3 teams in the league and qualified for playoffs 3 times.

In August 2014 Olympia hosted the ISF World Championship of softball and Powell had 4 players from her club named to the Dutch National Team for the competition. She was also in charge of social media for the event.

From 2007 through 2009 Powell worked with the University of Tennessee softball team as a graduate assistant manager while receiving her Master’s degree in Sport Studies with a concentration in Sports Psychology.

Powell started her college playing career at Palm Beach Community College in Florida before transferring to Samford University to play her final 2 years. After completing her eligibility she served as a student assistant with the softball team during her 5th year. Powell received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education.

Powell is originally from Semora, NC and graduated from Person High School while lettering in volleyball, basketball and softball.

 

Jennifer McKibben
Assistant Coach

Pensacola State College
1000 College Blvd.
Pensacola, Florida 32504

Email: jmckibben@pensacolastate.edu

Jennifer McKibben joined the Pensacola State staff as a volunteer assistant in the fall of 2015. She came from the University of New Mexico where she was an assistant coach from 2013-2015

McKibben worked with Lobo catchers, threw BP during practices and assisted in other capacities as needed.

Prior to UNM McKibben spent the last eight years as an assistant under Patti Townsend at Tallahassee Community College where she helped guide the Eagles to six appearances in the NJCAA Region 8B/FCSAA Gulf Distrcit Tournament, caputring titles in 2008 and 2011.

In addition to serving as the recruiting and summer camp coordinator, McKibben mentored Tallahassee’s picthers, catchers and infielders and produced 50 All-Panhandle Conference players.

McKibben played college softball first at Tallahassee and then at Virginia Tech. While with the Eagles, she earned several accolades: First-team All-Panhandle Conference, All-FCSAA, All-Region, FCSAA All-Tournament and third team NFCA All-America.

McKibben continued to flourish while playing at Virginia Tech under Scot Thomas. She was named First-team All-Atlantic 10 twice and also earned the Hokies’ Defense Player of the Year in 1997 and the team’s Most Valuable Player in 1998. Her name still stands in the Virginia Tech record books. In addition to sharing the record for most home runs in a game (2), she finished her career among the Hokies’ all-time leaders in batting average (5th, .332) and on base percentage (8th, .392).

McKibben began coaching softball in 1999, starting at the high school level. She has been a member of camp staffs at the University of Florida, Florida State University, Virginia Tech and the University of Texas-El Paso. She has also been a featured coach at Triple Crown Sports All-American games, both in Florida and Colorado.

Tiffany Smith
Assistant Coach

Pensacola State College
1000 College Blvd.
Pensacola, Florida 32504

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