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Women's Staff


Head Coach - Lindsey Horner

Assistant Coach - Kevin Brennan

Goalkeepers Coach- Hugo Macedo


Head Women's Coach - Lindsey Horner

Head Coach of the women’s soccer program for ten years after serving five seasons as an assistant coach for the Bulldogs, leading the team to #68 national RPI ranking this fall (highest in MVC and in the state of Iowa) and were regionally ranked in 2016 and 2017.

Horner guided the Bulldogs to the 2017 and 2015 Missouri Valley Conference regular season titles, earning MVC Coaching Staff of the Year both season.

The Bulldogs were undefeated in MVC league play in 2017 and 2015, sweeping MVP Player of the Year, MVC Defender of the Year and MVC GK of the Year both seasons.

Horner coached and recruited a 2017 Academic All-American (Ali Smith-Lenexa, Kans) and the 2017 MVC Freshman of the Year (Hannah Bormann-Amana, Iowa).

Horner holds a Premier Coaching Diploma from the NSCAA and an 'A' license from USSF.


Assistant Coach - Kevin Brennan

Brennan has coached with the Bulldogs since March 2016.  The program has a 25-8-4 overall record and has gone 13-3-1 at home since joining the staff.    

Brennan comes from Cardinal Stritch where he played, then served as the head coach for both the men’s and women’s programs, earning conference titles and Coach of the Year honors in 2012 and 2013.

In 2012 Brennan guided the Wolves’ men’s team to its first-ever NAIA National Tournament and a No. 24 national ranking.  In 2013 they returned to the National Tournament and were again ranked in the top 25 nationally.

The women’s team won a program-record 15 matches in 2015 and scored the most goals in program history with 49.

Brennan is a native of Bristol, England and holds his USC Premier Coach Diploma and USSF ‘B’ License.


Goalkeepers Coach - Hugo Macedo

Hugo Macedo joined the program in 2016 and quickly made an impact guiding the Bulldogs defense in the NCAA statistics as high as 8th for shutout percentage and 30th for save percentage.

In 2017 his work with Haley Morris helped her earn the 2017 MVC Goalkeeper of the Year.

Macedo assumed this role at Drake after spending the previous two seasons in the same role with the Des Moines Menace of the Women's Premier Soccer League. Prior to that, he was a student-assistant and goalkeepers coach at his alma mater, AIB, in Des Moines.

While on staff at AIB, he coached a member of the South African national women's team and 2016 Olympian, helping her earn the MCC Freshman of the Year accolades in 2014 while leading the team its first conference title.

A native of Amparo, Brazil, Macedo holds the USSF “E” coaching license and GK License level 3 and also coaches with Sporting Iowa as the Goalkeeper Coach and U17 Boys.