The Coaches

Our Coaches

Any team in any sport will perform poorly without coaching. The MidWest Renegades are blessed with a coaching staff that commit a tremendous amount of time and energy to working with each member of the team (human and equine) to help us realize our potential, and to make us more than the sum of our parts. Without their efforts our teams would not be where they are today.

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Bev – Head Coach

Horses have always been Bev’s passion and in 1988 she started riding more seriously and enjoyed competing in the hunter/jumper world, and then 3-day eventing. From there she competed in Dressage and decided she wanted something more. So in 2002 she joined a drill team and realized this was something she wanted to do more of. In 2004 she started a drill team of her own -- the Midwest Renegade Equestrian Drill Team. This team brings life to her soul, and they are a wonderful group of people --- She is continually thankful for each and every one of them and for the dedication they all have in being the best they can be.

Jenny – Assistant Head Coach

Jenny has been riding since she was 7 yrs. old and has been a part of the Renegades since they began!! She started the Dare Devils in 2008 and is so proud of the girls and their talent. She is the manager & trainer at Silver Spurs Equestrian Center, and loves having the Renegades as part of her life.

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Lisa R. – Assistant Dare Devil Coach

Lisa became a part of the MidWest Renegades by accident. Since she worried about her daughter, Kendra doing tricks with the Dare Devils, she became the “team tag-a-long.” With her gymnastics background, it was a natural fit to help coach the tricks and become ground crew for the team. The horses, the barn and the team are her therapy!

Rick – Rebel Coach

Rick has been riding for several years and although he and Mac’s first love is actually mounted shooting, he makes a pretty awesome team rider for the Renegade teams.  When we decided to expand our teams to add the Rebels the beginning of 2018, Rick asked to coach the team.  With Bev being stretched so far with team practices and etc., she welcomed Rick as the coach!! He has done an amazing job of getting the team organized and helping them keep the fun in riding.  The Rebels are doing great under his leadership.

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Lisa H. – Assistant Rebel Coach

Lisa was a hunter/jumper as a child branching into the dressage arena and eventing as an adult.  When her daughter joined the Dirt Devil drill team in 2015, Lisa became more familiar with western riding and drill manouvers.  As a MidWest Renegade rider Lisa has made a contribution to the team in both precision, encouragement and support to all the team riders and grounds crew. Lisa gladly steps in as back-up glitter fairy and performs in the parade pooper scooper “dance” routine.  With the addition of the Rebels, in 2017, Lisa offered to lend a hand or a second set of eyes and almost reluctantly stepped into big boots as required to get the new team on the books and ready to perform.