2014 Women's Soccer Coaches
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Drew Burwash
Head Coach - 12th Season

 

Drew Burwash begins his 12th season as the Lindsey Wilson College women’s soccer head coach in 2014.

Burwash led the Blue Raiders to the NAIA National Semifinals in 2013 before falling to eventual national champion Concordia (Ore.) 2-1 in overtime.

Five members of the 2013 team were NAIA All-Americans including three First Team selections. Nine Blue Raiders received All Mid-South Conference honors and two earned NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors.

Lindsey Wilson suffered its first Mid-South Conference regular season loss in program history at the hands of Cumberland University. The Blue Raiders would avenge that loss with a 2-1 overtime victory over the Bulldogs in the MSC Tournament Championship final.

In 2012, Lindsey Wilson captured the NAIA National Championship with a 3-2 win over Olivet Nazarene in the title match. The championship is the women’s soccer’s third title -- all under Burwash’s direction.

Burwash has led Lindsey Wilson to the NAIA National Tournament in each of his 11 seasons, including reaching five of the last eight national semifinals.

Burwash holds a 3-1 all-time record when reaching the national championship game.

In 2004, Burwash led the Blue Raiders to a 19-0-6 record -- the program’s only unbeaten season -- and the program’s first national championship. He again led the Blue Raiders to a national championship in 2006 with a four overtime 2-1 win over Azusa Pacific (Calif.).

The lone championship match loss came in 2003 where the Blue Raiders fell to Westmont (Calif.) 2-1 in an NAIA-record seven-overtimes.

Burwash is a two-time NAIA National Coach of the Year (2004 and 2006).

Under Burwash’s direction, Lindsey Wilson women’s soccer has amassed a 217-33-15 record, including a 67-1-1 conference regular season record.

Burwash has coached 47 NAIA All-Americans, including two NAIA National Player of the Year. During Burwash's tenure, 108 student-athletes have earned All Mid-South Conference honors, including 11 MSC Players of the Year.

In addition to the three national championships, Burwash has led the Blue Raiders to 10 Mid-South regular season titles and 10 tournament championships. He a five-time Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year.

In his first season at the helm of the women's soccer program, the Blue Raiders scored a NAIA record 162 goals during the season and won a program-best 20 consecutive games while compiling a 25-2-0 record.

Prior to taking over the women’s program, Burwash served as an assistant coach for the women’s team for one season and for the men’s program for five seasons, where he helped the Blue Raider men win four NAIA National Championships.

Prior to becoming a coach, Burwash was a standout goalkeeper at Lindsey Wilson, where he was a two-time NAIA All-American (1992-93).

Burwash was a member of the 1992 Blue Raider squad that became the first team in school history to qualify for the NAIA Men's Soccer National Tournament.

For his efforts during his playing days, Burwash was elected to the NAIA Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Lindsey Wilson College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.

Burwash graduated from Lindsey Wilson in 1994. He and his wife, Laura, have two sons, Eli and Ty.

 

Collegiate Coaching Career

Lindsey Wilson College: Men’s Assistant Coach (1998-2001)

Lindsey Wilson College: Women’s Assistant Coach (2002)

Lindsey Wilson College: Head Coach (2003-present)

 

Contact Information

Office: Soccer Offices

Phone: 270-384-8182

Fax: 270-384-8078

Mail: 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728

E-Mail: burwashd@lindsey.edu

 

Drew Burwash’s Collegiate Career

Year

School

Overall

Record

Conf.

Record

Postseason

Highlights

2003

Lindsey Wilson

25-2

4-0

NAIA Finals

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

NAIA Region XI Champs

2004

Lindsey Wilson

19-0-6

3-0-1

NAIA Champions

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

NAIA Region XI Champs

NAIA Champions

NAIA Coach of the Year

2005

Lindsey Wilson

16-5-1

5-0

NAIA First Round

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

2006

Lindsey Wilson

24-2

5-0

NAIA Champions

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

NAIA Region XI Champs

NAIA Champions

NAIA Coach of the Year

MSC Coach of the Year

2007

Lindsey Wilson

17-3-3

5-0

NAIA Semifinals

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

2008

Lindsey Wilson

21-2

6-0

NAIA Semifinals

MSC Co-Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

MSC Coach of the Year

2009

Lindsey Wilson

19-3-2

7-0

NAIA Quarterfinals

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

MSC Coach of the Year

2010

Lindsey Wilson

16-7

8-0

NAIA Second Round

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

2011

Lindsey Wilson

19-1-2

8-0

NAIA Quarterfinals

MSC Champs

MSC Tournament Champs

MSC Coach of the Year

2012

Lindsey Wilson

20-4-1

9-0

NAIA Champions

MSC Champs

NAIA Champions

MSC Coach of the Year

2013

Lindsey Wilson

21-4-0

8-1

NAIA Semifinals

MSC Tournament Champs

Totals

Lindsey Wilson

217-33-15

67-1-1

 

Totals

Overall

217-33-15

67-1-1

 

 
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Debbie McGuinness
Assistant Coach - 8th Season

 

Debbie McGuinness begins her eighth season at Lindsey Wilson College as assistant women’s soccer coach and head junior varsity coach in 2014.

McGuinness helped lead Lindsey Wilson to their second-straight NAIA National Semifinal in 2013 before falling to eventual national champion Concordia (Ore.) 2-1 in overtime.

McGuinness helped lead the Blue Raiders to the 2012 NAIA National Championship -- her first title as a coach. She adds the national title to her championship as a student-athlete in goal for the Blue Raiders in 2004.

In her first seven seasons, McGuinness has helped lead the Blue Raiders to six Mid-South Conference regular season titles and six tournament titles.

Including the national championship in 2012, McGuinness has been on the Lindsey Wilson sideline for four national semifinals in seven trips to the NAIA National Tournament.

McGuinness joined the Blue Raider women’s soccer staff following a stellar four-year career and a stint as the head girl’s soccer coach at Elizabethtown High School. While at Elizabethtown, McGuinness led her squad to the district title.

As a student-athlete at Lindsey Wilson, McGuinness helped the Blue Raiders to the 2004 national championship where she was named the tournament’s most valuable player.

McGuinness did not allow a goal during the 2004 postseason run, helping the Blue Raiders to the program’s first national title and the program’s only unbeaten season (19-0-6).

McGuinness graduated from Lindsey Wilson in 2004.

 

Collegiate Coaching Career

Lindsey Wilson College: Assistant Coach (2007-present)

 

Contact Information

Office: Soccer Offices

Phone: 270-384-8698

Fax: 270-384-8078

Mail: 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY 42728

E-Mail: mcguinnessd@lindsey.edu

 
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