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Maessner named interim coach at University of Nebraska-Kearney

Former University of Virginia standout and D.C. United player and academy coach John Maessner has been named the new interim women’s soccer coach at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Maessner has also worked with the Soccer Organization of Charlottesville-Albemarle (SOCA), been an assistant men’s coach at UVa. and most recently was an assistant coach with the Kearney High School girls’ program.

“I’m very excited to be joining the UNK family as the head women’s soccer coach.  I look forward to working with the University to continue moving the soccer program in the right direction,” said Maessner, who retired as a professional player in 2001.

“I know coach [Mike] Munch has done a great job setting a strong foundation and hope to build on what has been done so far.  I’d like to thank the University, Jon McBride and Jaime Lundgren for giving me the opportunity to lead the Loper soccer program and will do everything in my power to help our team be successful both on and off the field.”

Read more about the hire here.