Washington College Athletics
July 9, 2012
CHESTERTOWN, MD — Washington College head men’s soccer coach Roy Dunshee, who will begin his first season at the helm of the Shoremen this fall, recently announced the addition of two new members of his coaching staff – assistant coach Meir Lewin and volunteer assistant and goalkeeping coach Jeff Reinoehl. Lewin and Reinoehl complete Dunshee’s staff; Vincent Caltabiano was hired as an assistant coach in May.
After spending the 2005-06 academic year at George Mason University playing Division I collegiate soccer, Meir Lewin moved to Israel to play professionally for Hapoel Herzilya and pursue and undergraduate degree from Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya. In four seasons, Lewin made 72 strarts in 79 games for Hapoel Herzilya, serving as a team captain, helping the club gain league promotion, and earning “Top XI” league all-star honors in 2009 and 2010.
Lewin played high school soccer at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, MD, where he earned All-State and All-Met honors as a junior and senior and was the captain of the 2003 Regional Championship team. He also played in the Maryland Olympic Development Program and for the Potomac Cougars and Bethesda Internationals.
Lewin’s coaching experience includes coaching club teams at Montgomery Soccer Club in Rockville and working with D.C. United’s “United for D.C.” project teaching after school programs for underprivileged children.
Lewin earned his B.A. in Conflict Resolution from IDC Herzliya’s School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy in 2010. He holds an NSCAA Level VI Diploma.
Jeff Reinoehl previously spent 15 years as a high school and community college coach and has played the sport as a forward, midfielder, and goalkeeper. His resume includes Maryland State High School Championships as both a player and a coach.
From 2006 to 2010 Reinoehl served as head boys soccer coach at Hammond High School in Columbia, MD, guiding his squad to a 2006 state championship. He previously served as an assistant boys soccer coach at Howard High School in Ellicott City, MD, from 1999 to 2004 and as an assistant men’s soccer coach at Howard Community College from 1995 to 2000. Howard Community College twice advanced to regional finals with Reinoehl on staff.
Reinoehl played scholastic soccer at Oakland Mills High School in Columbia, winning three consecutive state championships from 1986-1988. He also won two State Cup Championships and had one runner-up finish playing for the Soccer Association of Columbia club team. He went on to play three years of varsity soccer at Shenandoah University, twice winning ECAC Championships.
Reinoehl resides in nearby Centreville with his wife Shelley, daughters Hailey and Ashley, and son Shawn.