Head Women's Soccer Coach
Jenny Bindon

In Dec. 2019, LMU Athletics has announced the selection of Jenny Bindon as the women's soccer program's sixth head coach. Bindon joins will lead the Lions following three seasons as an assistant coach for the nationally-ranked UCLA women's soccer team.

"We are extremely fortunate to have Jenny as our next Head Coach of LMU soccer," said Athletic Director Craig Pintens. "She has an incredible passion for the game of soccer, believes strongly in providing the best possible student-athlete experience, and has an outstanding plan to compete for championships."

Fresh off a College Cup run, Bindon has helped lead the Bruins to three NCAA Tournaments resulting in a national runner-up finish in 2017, quarterfinalists in 2018, and semifinalists in 2019.

"I am incredibly excited and grateful be appointed your new Head Coach and to lead the LMU women's soccer program," said Jenny Bindon. "I am grateful to Craig Pintens and Ashley Armstrong for entrusting me with this great responsibility and to be given this opportunity. I think Craig, Ashley and I have a similar vision for this program and strongly believe that our success will be built on empowering our athletes to be the best version of themselves on and off the soccer field. I know I am inheriting a program that has some very talented athletes and will embrace the challenge of bringing out our competitive greatness. I would also like to express my gratitude to UCLA and thank Dan Guerrero and Amanda Cromwell for their contribution to my coaching career."

Bindon represented New Zealand on the national team for 10 years, and her 77 career caps is the most by a goalkeeper, men's or women's, in New Zealand's history. She competed at the 2007 and 2011 Women's World Cup and the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games, playing every minute at the 2012 Olympics to lead the Football Ferns to a program-best quarterfinal finish. Bindon also led New Zealand to runner-up finishes at the 2008 Peace Queen Cup and 2011 Cyprus Cup.

Following her distinguished playing career in which she played every minute of every FIFA Tournament in which she participated, Bindon moved into coaching. She served as the assistant coach and goalkeeper coach for the New Zealand Under-17 Women's National Team, and was the goalkeeper coach for the Under-20s and the full national team. In 2016, she co-coached the Takapuna senior men's team in the Northern League Second Division, a third-tier competition in the New Zealand club football pyramid, becoming just the second female to coach a men's team in the 52-year history of the Northern League competition. Bindon was also a head coach at the National Women's League level in 2014. In 2008, she served on the local organizing committee for the inaugural FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup. Bindon currently works with U.S. Soccer as a Youth National Team scout.

As a student-athlete at SIU-Edwardsville, Bindon played three sports – soccer, tennis and basketball – before enlisting in the U.S. Coast Guard. She finished her collegiate playing career at Lewis University, where she played soccer and basketball. Bindon graduated from Lewis with a bachelor's degree in sports marketing and management and a minor in coaching and sociology.

As a three-sport student-athlete at the collegiate level, and experience on the biggest stages in women's soccer, Jenny brings a unique perspective as a Head Coach," added Pintens. "Thank you to Maria (Behm) and Ashley (Armstrong) for their leadership during this search. We welcome Jenny, her husband Grant, and son Tyler to the LMU family."

Grant Bindon is a former captain of the New Zealand men's volleyball team.

"To all past, current, and future Lions of LMU women's soccer, I am a very passionate about this role and excited to hit the ground running and hope to make an immediate impact. 'I can't wait to get started here on The Bluff. Let's Go Lions!"

Assistant Coach (Women's)
Jessica White

Michelle Myers named Jessica White as Assistant Coach for the women's soccer program in June 2017. The fall 2017 season will be her first with the Lions.
White joins the staff after serving as the goalkeeper coach at University of La Verne and San Bernardino Valley College.

"Upon meeting Jessica, I was very impressed with her passion for the sport and for the coaching profession," said Myers. "Since graduating from UC Riverside she has actively pursued coaching opportunities at all levels and with both genders. Jessica is extremely competitive and hard-working which are two attributes that we want to instill in our players. She also sets very high standards for her players and challenges them daily to improve. I know she is going to be a great role model and mentor for our players."

White joins the Lions following a recent stint with her former college coach Nat Gonzalez at UC Riverside after working the previous three seasons as an assistant coach at University of La Verne and three years at San Bernardino Valley College.

Outside of the collegiate ranks, White has been coaching several teams from U13 through U18 for MGFM Soccer Club in Riverside, Calif. White, like both Myers and LMU Assistant Coach Joey Hoffman, has experience with the Olympic Development Program after working with Nevada ODP since 2016.

White played four years at UC Riverside, finishing her career ranked third for lowest goals against average in program history, and second in minutes played, wins, and shutouts.

Assistant Coach
Mike Oseguera

Mike Oseguera begins his second season on the LMU men's soccer staff as an assistant/goalkeeper coach in 2016.
"Mike is the perfect fit for us here at LMU," said Krumpe. "He is an extremely knowledgeable coach, able to train our goalkeepers and push them to achieve the next level in their development. He will also be invaluable working with our field players and brings a wealth of experience, both as a player and a coach, to this position.

In his second season, Oseguera led junior netminder Collin Partee to lead the WCC in saves, saves percentage and saves per game. The LMU backline ranked fourth in the conference with just 20 goals allowed and yielded just seven in WCC play.

In his first season with the Lions, Oseguera led senior goalkeeper Paul Blanchette to his second WCC Goalkeeper of the Year honor as the LMU defense boasted eight shutouts.

Oseguera spent six years (2009-14) at Concordia University (Irvine), working with both the men's and women's programs as an assistant coach and goalkeeper coach. During his tenure with the Eagles, he trained five All-Golden State Athletic Conference goalkeepers, two All-American goalkeepers and 14 GSAC Defenders/Goalkeepers of the Week. The Eagles' men's and women's programs won a combined three GSAC Championships and three GSAC Tournament titles.

Oseguera is also active in both the club and prep ranks, as well as serving as a private goalkeeper coach. He currently serves as the West Coast Futbol Club U16 head coach, the goalkeeper coach for the entire club and the Associate Head Coach and Goalkeeper Coach for Servite High School in Anaheim.

A four-year student-athlete at Cal, Oseguera was named an All-Pac-10 honorable mention selection as a sophomore in 2003, and was on the Bears' Pac-10 Championship team in 2006. He went on to compete for the California Cougars of Major Indoor Soccer League (2006) and had trials with both the LA Galaxy and Chivas USA.

Oseguera began his coaching career as a goalkeeper coach and graduate assistant at Cal State Fullerton in 2006, and coached at Patedores FC in 2006-08. He served as goalkeeper coach for Irvine Strikers Youth Academy from 2010-12 and for the Orange County Blue Star PDL U23 and European Tour from 2009-13.

He earned his bachelor of arts degree in social welfare from Cal in 2006 and recently completed his masters of coaching and athletic administration from Concordia University. He holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) "D" license.

"Mike offers a fantastic youthful enthusiasm which I completely appreciate after coaching this program for over 18 seasons," Krumpe added. "His addition to our staff will pay dividends immediately."