Simpson alum Jeremy Reinert begins his first season as head women's soccer coach in 2018. The 2013 Simpson graduate, former team captain and all-conference player for the Storm was hired on May 24, 2018.
Reinert is the sixth head coach in program history. He served as the head girls coach at Indianola High School in 2018 and was an assistant for the Storm men in 2017.
Prior to his return to Indianola, Reinert spent four seasons as an assistant at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City. After starting as a graduate assistant in 2013, he was promoted to the top assistant for both the men’s and women’s programs. The men’s team enjoyed its winningest season in seven years in 2016, going 9-9. He also served as an assistant for the Bishop Heelan High School girls, helping the Crusaders to a state championship in 2015.
Reinert graduated from Simpson with a degree in sports administration. He was a four-year letterwinner for the Storm, earning Second Team All-Iowa Conference honors as a junior in 2011. The three-year team captain helped the Storm improve from five wins in 2010 to eight in 2011 and 13 in 2012. He won the Dick Starr award in 2013 and was president of Simpson’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
Reinert earned a master’s degree in business management from Briar Cliff in 2015.
The Reinert File
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa
High School: Indianola
Education: M.A., Briar Cliff, 2015; B.A., Simpson, 2013
Playing Experience: Simpson, 2009-12
2018: Indianola High School, head coach (girls)
2017: Simpson College, assistant coach (men)
2017: Johnston High School, assistant coach (boys)
2013-16: Briar Cliff University, assistant coach (men and women)
2014-16: Sioux City Bishop Heelan High School, assistant coach (girls)
2014-17: Tristate Revolution Soccer Club, team coach
2010-12: Des Moines Hoover High School, assistant coach (boys)