William Woods University

William Woods University Athletics
One University Ave. Fulton, MO 65251
NAIA Missouri Midwest
Private Small Competitive team


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Tommy Nienhaus

Tommy Nienhaus is was named the sixth William Woods University men's soccer coach in July 2021.

Nienhaus came to William Woods after an eight-year stint at University of Jamestown in North Dakota. He left the Jimmies as the winningest coach with a 75-57-13 record. During his time as head coach, the Jimmies spent time ranked in four seasons.

Nienhaus helped develop three players who earned professional contracts after graduating. He also coached numerous All-Conference and All-American players as well as Academic All-Americans.

Not only did the program thrive on the field under Nienhaus, but in the classroom as well. His teams held a 3.0 cumulative GPA or better all eight years under his guidance. The 2015 and 2016 teams earned the NSCAA Academic Team award, and he also coached a two-time Capital One Academic All-American.

On top of coaching the Jimmies, he also served as the Director of Coaching for the Jamestown Soccer Club since 2017 and was involved with ODP as a Dakota ODP State Staff Coach and served on the Region II Staff.

Before going to Jamestown, Nienhaus was an assistant coach at Shattuck-St. Mary's School, a private boarding school with a residential soccer program in Minnesota. During his time there, he helped two different teams to a National Final (2010 & 2013) and coached several Regional and National level players.

Nienhaus has a Master's of Science in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Sciences from California University of Pennsylvania ('09). He graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies from IUPUI ('07).

He holds a USSF "A" license, a NSCAA National and National GK Diploma and a Grassroots Instructor License.

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