Jeff Matteo | Assistant Coach
Matteo comes to South Orange with a wealth of BIG EAST experience, having spent the last 11 seasons on the coaching staff across the river at St. John’s. During his time in Queens, the Red Storm made five NCAA Tournament appearances, won three BIG EAST titles and made an appearance in the 2008 College Cup. Matteo helped mentor 13 All-Region selections and 28 All-BIG EAST honorees during his time on the coaching staff at St. John’s.
A former standout on the pitch, Matteo was an All-American and the 2001 BIG EAST Midfielder of the year during his playing days at St. John’s. He played in four NCAA Tournaments with the Red Storm and won a pair of BIG EAST titles. He graduated in with a bachelor of science in telecommunications and a minor in business in 2001 before a five-year professional playing career in the United States and Italy.
Victor Muntean | Assistant Coach
Muntean comes to Seton Hall as a former player and coach under Lindberg, spending four years as a keeper at LIU Post from 2010-14 and three as an assistant coach from 2015-17. During his playing career, Muntean was part of squads that made four-straight NCAA Tournament appearances and won an NCAA East Region title.
As the Pioneers’ goalkeeper coach, he mentored netminders that won the 2015 and 2017 East Coast Conference Goalkeeper of the Year awards.