After spending the 2008 season as a volunteer assistant coach at Villanova, Shane Rineer was elevated to an assistant coaching position in the spring of 2009.
Rineer spent the 2006 and 2007 seasons serving as an assistant coach at Eastern University in nearby St. Davids, Pa. He helped lead Eastern to the PAC championship and NCAA Tournament appearance in 2007. In this capacity he assisted with all facets of the soccer program, including recruiting and on-field teaching.
In addition to serving on the soccer coaching staff, Rineer also worked as the university's assistant facility director.
As an undergraduate, Rineer played four seasons of soccer at Eastern, where he twice earned all-conference honors. In addition, he served as a team captain during his senior year in 2005.
Rineer makes his home in West Conshocken, Pa.