Seiffert is no stranger to the Crossroads League as he most recently served as the head women's soccer coach at Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio. During his nine year stint at MVNU Seiffert led the Lady Cougars to: nine straight trips to the conference tournament including twice advancing to the championship match, one NCCAA East Region Tournament title, the program’s first-ever AMC Tournament title, two berths in the NCCAA National Tournament that included a third-place and a seventh-place finish, and the program’s first-ever trip to the NAIA National Tournament.
In addition, the Lady Cougars were selected from out of 193 women’s soccer programs nationally to receive the prestigious NAIA Buffalo Funds Five Star Champions of Character Award in 2011 and 2017 and have been an NAIA and NSCAA Team Academic Award winner for eight straight years. In 2014 and 2015, Seiffert lead the Lady Cougars to their highest NAIA national ranking ever as the team reached a high of 14th in the NAIA/MRPI National Ranking and 18th in the NAIA National Coaches’ Poll.
While at MVNU Seiffert developed eight NCCAA All-Americans including one Michelle Akers NCCAA National Player of the Year and three NAIA All-Americans. In addition, 26 players earned All-Conference honors with two Conference Players of the Year, 18 players received NCCAA East Region recognition, and 32 different players earned NAIA and NCCAA Scholar-Athlete accolades. In addition, 11 players earned Capital One/COSIDA Academic All-American and/or All District honors. Seiffert was also named the 2009 NCCAA East Region Coach of the Year and currently serves on the NAIA National Oversight Committee for women’s soccer.
A four-year member of the MVNU men’s soccer team from 2003-2006, Seiffert played in all 76 matches during his career with 69 starts as the Cougars went 40-28-8. He played primarily on the defensive side of the ball and helped the team post 22 shutouts during his career. He was named to the NCCAA East Region Team and earned All-AMC honors as a senior and then capped off his career by being selected as the NCCAA’s Kyle Rote, Jr. National Player of the Year – an honor recognizing playing ability, scholastic achievement, positive leadership qualities, and Christian character. He was also a two-time NAIA and NCCAA Scholar-Athlete. He graduated from MVNU in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Mathematics Education and a minor in Business Administration.
Seiffert earned his Master's Degree in Sports Science and Coaching from Ohio University in 2012. He holds his United Soccer Coaches (USC) Premier diploma, his USC National Goalkeeping diploma, and recently earned his USSF "A-Senior" license. Aside from collegiate soccer Seiffert served as the head coach for the Columbus Eagles FC, a WPSL team located in Columbus, Ohio. In 2018, his last season at the helm, he led the Eagles to a second place conference finish and the best record in franchise history.
Seiffert and his wife Mary currently reside in Marion, Indiana. In addition to coaching the women’s soccer team, he also teaches in the Health and Human Performance department at IWU.