A 2005 graduate of Wartburg, enters her sixth year at the helm of the women's soccer program.
In her first season, the Knights finished 17-2-3, claimed a share of the Iowa Conference regular-season crown, qualified for the conference tournament and advanced to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. Nine players were named All-Conference, including Katy Wendt who was tabbed as the Conference’s MVP. Wendt was also named an NSCAA All-American, NSCAA Scholar All-American, Capital One Academic All-American and Capital One Academic All-District. Additionally, three players were named All-Region for the first time in program history. This squad set the single-season record with 12 shutout victories.
In 2012, her second season at Wartburg, the Orange and Black finished 12-5-3, qualified for the conference touranment and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Eight players were named All-Conference, including Cathy Reiter who was named the Conference's MVP. Anna Aquino earned NSCAA All-Region and Second-team All-American accolades. Five players were named All-Conference in 2013 and 2014.
In 2015, Wartburg swept the Iowa Conference regular-season and conference tournament titles and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in the NCAA Tournament. Two players were named NSCAA All-Region and Pins was selected as the NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year. Lisa Trizzino earned NSCAA Second-team All-Scholar honors and received the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
While playing for the Orange and Black, Pins (maiden name Treanor), was part of a strong Knights’ incline. The three-time program Most Valuable Player and 2004 all-Iowa Conference honoree starred on squads that won 10-or-more matches twice including a 16-3-1 mark during her senior season. As an assistant, she helped lead two teams that reached 10-or-more victories including a 14-6 mark in 2005. That theme continued during her time as an assistant coach at Denison University from 2007-2010. During her stay, the school reached the Elite Eight this past fall as part of three NCAA Division III tournament berths. The program also won two regular-season and one North Coast Athletic Conference tournament title.
Pins earned her Masters of Arts Degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in teaching and coaching from the University of Northern Iowa. She also has an NSCAA Advance National Diploma.