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Coaching Staff

Adam Longmore
Head Coach

The 2018 volleyball season marks Adam Longmore's fifth season as head coach of the Viking volleyball program.
 
A former assistant at Southern Utah University, Longmore was hired to lead VCSU's program in April 2014. In his first year at VCSU the Vikings went 15-18 overall, which tied the program's most wins since 2006.
 
This past season, VCSU posted a 15-15 overall record, setting the best back to back seasons since the Vikings joined the NAIA. VCSU also graduated their 3rd All-American in school history, Clarissa Olson.
 
Prior to taking over at VCSU, Longmore completed his sixth season as assistant coach at Southern Utah University, an NCAA Division I school that competed in the Summit League and the Big Sky Conference during his time at the school. Longmore helped rebuild the Southern Utah volleyball program from the ground up after it was reinstated at the school following a 20-year hiatus.
 
While at SUU, Longmore specialized in coaching blockers. In 2012, SUU finished 2nd in the Big Sky Conference and 27th in the nation in blocks per set (2.64), and in 2013 SUU was 53rd in the nation with 2.55 blocks per set.
 
Prior to Southern Utah, Longmore was head coach from 2004-2007 at William Woods University, an NAIA school in Fulton, Mo. He was also an assistant for William Woods in 2003, and earned a Master's degree in athletic administration from the school in 2007.
 
Longmore earned his Bachelor's degree from Utah State University, where he spent time playing on and coaching the men's club volleyball team. He has also worked with Gold Medal Squared as a volleyball camp and clinic instructor for more than 10 years.
 
Adam and his wife Jennifer reside in Valley City with their three children, daughter Odessa (13) and sons Addison (10) and Elijah (8).

Steve Rindfleisch
Assistant Coach

Steve Rindfleisch is entering his Fifth season as the lead assistant coach for Viking volleyball.
 
This past season, he was named the North Star Athletic Association Assistant Coach of the Year, and the American Volleyball Association Assistant Coach of the Year for the North Central Region.
 
Rindfleisch came to VCSU with strong volleyball experience, playing division 1 men's volleyball for three years at Brigham Young University.
 
A native of San Diego, Calif., Rindfleisch played right side and setter for three years at Brigham Young University. He was part of the BYU squad that played in the NCAA national championship match in 2013. Rindfleisch completed his exercise and wellness degree from BYU in 2013, and is in the process of completing his Masters in educational technology here at VCSU.
 
Steve is married to Ainsley Felton Rindfleisch, a 3rd generation native of Las Vegas who loved him enough to make the trek and live in freezing North Dakota during January of 2016. They are expecting their first child in June of 2019.
 
He is also a member of the Association of Applied Sports Psychology and is in charge of developing and implementing the team’s mental strength programs.
 
As VCSU's lead assistant, his primary responsibilities include: conditioning training, fundraising, summer camps, and recruiting in addition to his various practice and coaching responsibilities.
 
He also directs and runs the Intramural sports programs at Valley City State University.