Jackie Donovan begins her second season as women's soccer assistant coach. Her first season as an assistant saw the team capture the school's first-ever Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) title. The Bulldogs compiled a record of 17-5 and were 14-2 in the MIAA. Prior to Adrian, Donovan spent two years as a graduate assistant coach for her Alma mater Frostburg State University. In her last season at FSU, the Bobcats advanced to the conference final for the sixth consecutive year in a row. In 2009, Donovan helped the Bobcats post a school record 18 wins (18-4 overall record) and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2005.
Donovan also is an adjunct professor teaching the 300 level courses, Social Media Marketing. She earned her MBA from Frostburg State and resides in Adrian.