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Joe Reiniger

Born: Dec 7, 1970

Nationality: United States

Joe Reiniger

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1970

Joe Reiniger is a professional soccer player and coach. He grew up in Caseyville. He currently plays for arena soccer for the St. Louis Illusion. Reiniger has played forward for the St. Louis Ambush, Milwaukee Wave, and the St. Louis Steamers. He went to college at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and graduated in 1993. He was selected in the first round of the NPSL amateur draft by the Ambush in 1993, and was named to the 1993-94 NPSL All-Rookie Team. While playing with the Wave, he was the MVP of the 2001 NPSL Championship. His number is 21. He plays forward and is left footed, but right-handed. He's married to Kim, and has a daughter named Jordyn. He resides in Collinsville. During the 2005-06 season while St. Louis Steamers head coach Omid Namazi was on a suspension, he served as the head coach. On April 1, 2006 he scored his 600th career goal in front of 8,795 fans at the Savvis Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Retro jerseys were being worn by the players that night and were auctioned to the fans. The winning bidder of Reiniger's jersey bought it for 950 dollars and gave it back to him.

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