Adam Kleman enters his third season as an assistant coach with the Southeast Missouri women’s soccer program. He joined the Redhawks in 2014 after spending the previous two seasons as a graduate assistant coach at Eastern Kentucky, a fellow member of the Ohio Valley Conference.
Kleman serves as the goalkeepers coach and handles administrative tasks, team travel, meals, compliance, and recruiting while assisting in overall player development.
Kleman’s work with the goalkeepers lent to Southeast recording 11 shutouts in 2015, his second season with the program. The Redhawks finished the 2015 campaign with an 0.93 goals against average and an 80.7% save percentage. SEMO’s 0.93 goals against average and 1.00 goals allowed per game each ranked third in the league while it’s 11 shutouts ranked first; SIUE ranked second with eight.
A native of Elida, Ohio, Kleman competed collegiately as a defender at Transylvania University (2004-07). The Pioneers posted a 56-10-13 record during his career, won four consecutive Heartland Conference titles and advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2007. Kleman scored four goals during his career.