McCoist expects a more physical approach from his side after disappointing draws away to Peterhead and Berwick in their first to away trip in the fourth tier.
However he doesn’t believe a change in attitude is required, simply an upping of the performance levels compared to Berwick.
He said: “A change in performance from our last one would be ideal because we were very poor in our last away game.
“I think we’ll get a similar game to the ones we’ve had in most of our away matches. I just hope we play a bit better than we did in the last away game.
“We certainly have to tighten up a bit and be a bit more physical early on in the game as well.
“I don’t mean running about kicking people, I just mean standing up and being counted. That’s maybe required in greater detail tomorrow.
“We certainly have to play better when we have the ball. That would be the biggest change from the last game.”
McCoist is expecting a warm welcome from Annan after receiving favourable reports from Tuesday night’s reserve clash at Galabank.
He added: “It will be a really warm welcome. It might be small, but it will be a warm welcome.
“They’ve been quoted as saying they are looking forward to us coming down as much as we are looking forward to going there.
“We had a reserve game there on Tuesday night so a few of the boys know the surroundings.
“We've had them watched a couple of times against Elgin and Clyde and we know about the facilities down there.
“It’s a different surface but seemingly it’s fine so we won’t have a problem with that.”