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Shane Rineer begins his second season at the helm of the Haverford College men's soccer team in 2012.
In his first year as a collegiate head coach, Rineer received the Chris Jones 'Coach of the Year' Award at the 40th Annual Southeast Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association awards banquet to become the 28th coach in the SPSCA's history to receive the honor.
In 2011, Rineer's squad ended the season on a nine game unbeaten streak, not having lost since Oct. 1. The No.5-seeded Fords fell in the conference championship in a 1-1 tie which ended in penalty kicks (3-2) to host and No.1-seed Johns Hopkins.The final team record read 11-5-2, 5-4 CC. Coach Rineer had 14 student-athletes named to the all-conference and/or all-academic teams.
In 2010, Rineer was an assistant coach at Amherst College. He was responsible for scouting, game plan development, training and film analysis for a Lord Jeffs team that was 13-2-4 and reached the third round of the NCAA Division III championship tournament.
Before joining the Amherst staff, Rineer was a two-year assistant coach for Division I Villanova University. As the leader of the team’s player development program, he helped the Wildcats earn their first ever Big East tournament home game in 2009. Rineer also had a hand in the program’s training, scouting, film breakdown and recruiting.
Rineer’s collegiate coaching career began with a two-year stint at Eastern University. In 2007, he helped lead the Eagles to the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC) title and an NCAA tournament appearance.
A 2006 graduate of Eastern with a degree in early childhood education, Rineer earned All-PAC honors in 2004 and 2005. He was a member of the 2003 and 2005 PAC championship teams that went to the NCAA tournament.