Viking Women's Soccer Team Coaching Staff
Drew Hawkins - Head Women's Soccer Coach
Drew Hawkins begins his fifth year with the Missouri Valley College soccer program, and his fourth year as head coach of the Lady Viking’s Varsity squad. Coach Hawkins is a native of Independence, Mo. He played four years under Coach Vladimir Simic at Missouri Valley College where he was team captain his junior and senior years. Coach Hawkins received NAIA all-American scholar athlete honors and Region V scholar athlete honors during his playing career at Missouri Valley. Coach Hawkins graduated from Missouri Valley College in May 2006, with a bachelor's degree in English and criminal justice. After graduation, Coach Hawkins became the assistant men’s soccer coach for two seasons. Coach Hawkins assisted with the varsity program and was in charge of the junior varsity program that saw back-to-back winning seasons. He assisted with the development of junior varsity players that are currently contributing varsity players. Coach Hawkins graduated in May of 2008 with a master’s degree in educational administration.
Holly Bisbee-Women's Soccer Grad Assistant
Holly Bisbee will serve as the Graduate Assistant coach for the Missouri Valley Lady Viking varsity team, and as the junior varsity Head Coach, during the 2012 season. Coach Bisbee is originally from the Burnt Hills/Albany, New York area and has been playing premier soccer since the age of 6. Coach Bisbee attended college at SUNY-Oneonta where she studied Biology and Anthropology and was a 4 year starting center midfielder on the school's soccer team.. During the 2002 season, Coach Bisbee was an NCAA National Honorable Mention player. Also, Coach Bisbee was a member of the SUNY-Oneonta Division Three National Championship Team in 2003, and was inducted into the SUNY-Oneonta Althetic Hall of Fame in 2007.
After graduating from SUNY-Oneonta in 2005 Coach Bisbee began her coaching career, which includes coaching women's soccer at the Youth Select Level for Guilderland United and Bethlehem FC. In 2010 Coach Bisbee began coaching for the Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences College Women's Soccer team. In her two seasons of coaching, 2010 and 2011, Coach Bisbee's teams went a combined 20-6-0, with both teams winning their conference championship, including an 8-0 conference record in 2011.
Coach Bisbee is studying Educational Administration at Lindenwood.
Outside of soccer, Coach Bisbee is also a Gold Medal athlete at Snowshoeing, Sprint Kayaking, and 100m & 400m at the Track Junior Olympic/Open Games, and is a certified coach with N.S.C.A.A National C Certification and N.S.C.A.A Regional Goalkeeping Certification.