Jeff Vaninger is entering his first season as an assistant coach for the Lindenwood women’s soccer team.

Vaninger comes to Lindenwood after being a four-year letterwinner at NCAA Division II Quincy. In four seasons, he helped Quincy win 44 games, win one conference championship, and advance to two NCAA Division II National Tournaments. He finished his career with 21 goals and 12 assists and was a two-time all-conference and all-region selection.

Vaninger ended his career by being the leading scorer for the 2012 Hawks team which went 12-2-6. He earned first-team all-conference and second-team all-region honors after that season.