Lyndsey Angus was named Pensacola State's Head Coach in the summer of 2015. Angus is a native of Leominster, Massachusetts and comes to the Panhandle after spending the last five 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 2000-2003. In her freshman season, the Wildcats captured the Southeastern Conference Eastern Division crown. Three times she was an All-SEC selection and an All-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, 2007-2009, as an assistant coach at Centenary College in Shreveport, Louisiana, 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.
After college Angus played in the National Pro Fastpitch League for six seasons, starting out with the New England Riptide for five sesaons and finishing with the Rockford Thunder. 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.