Jeff Kinney is in his fifth season as a full-time assistant coach at Virginia Tech after serving as the volunteer assistant for the men’s soccer program for two seasons. Before coming to Blacksburg, Kinney spent seven years as an assistant coach at American University.
A 2003 graduate of American University, Kinney was known as one of the toughest players on the team, dominating play in the midfield. Kinney was involved with top-level youth soccer in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area for nearly a decade. His club teams won numerous national tournaments and were consistently ranked in the top-10 in the country.
He has worked with the Olympic Development Program Region I staff as well as the D.C. United Youth Development Program. Kinney held the position of Director of Coaching for RFC, formerly known as the Reston Football Club, a nationally prominent club before coaching with D.C. United’s U18 Academy, leading the team to the USSF Academy championship game in his first year.