m-soccer Christof Lindenmayer Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

  Christof Lindenmayer
Christof Lindenmayer

Hometown:
Pickerington, Ohio

High School:
Pickerington

Last College:
Loyola '99

Position:
Assistant Coach


Christof Lindenmayer has spent the last two seasons as an assistant men's soccer coach at Loyola College, where he spent four seasons as a standout athlete and one year as a graduate assistant coach.

Lindenmayer, a 1999 graduate of Loyola, was a starting forward for the Greyhounds from 1996 to 1999, and also served as a graduate assistant for the Greyhounds in 2003.

A dominant force at Loyola, Lindenmayer started every game in his four-year career and earned Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Player of the Year and regional All-America honors twice and is currently the 12th leading scorer in Loyola history with 84 career points. This past summer, he was named one of the MAAC's all-time Top-25 performers.

In 2000, Lindenmayer was drafted by the Columbus Crew (MLS) and later made the team's final roster. He also played with the Hershey Wildcats, helping the team advance to the A-League Final, earning Rookie of the Year honors in 2001. He also played with the Virginia Beach Mariners in 2002 before returning to Baltimore and wetting his feet in coaching as a graduate assistant in 2003.

Lindenmayer was the Ohio Player of the Year and an NSCAA UMBRO All-America at Pickerington High School. The former class valedictorian holds school records for most goals in a season with 38 and most goals in a career with 71.

Lindenmayer, 28, completed his professional soccer career in 2004 and worked as a consultant with TranSpend for one year before returning to the sport. He currently lives in Baltimore, Md.