Iowa Western Reivers
Reivers Lindsey Vande Hoef
Lindsey Vande Hoef
Office: KC-1331
Phone: 712-325-3291
Mobile: 605-759-3088
Head Coach

Lindsey Vande Hoef enters her third season as Iowa Western's Head Women's Basketball Coach.  

The Reivers saw much success on the court and in the classroom during Vande Hoef’s second year.  Coach Vande lead the 2016-2017 team to a 24-9 record, undefeated in conference play, and an appearance in the NJCAA Division 1 National Tournament.  The team held a cumulative 3.27 GPA with 4 NJCAA Academic All-American recipients while 13 of the 14 players earned Academic All-Region honors.  The 2016-2017 sophomore class was vey successful with all three slected to 1st team All-Region team, as well as an All-American award winner.  All three sophomores graduated from Iowa Western and signed with NCAA institutions for the upcoming 2017-2018 year.

In her first year returning to the Reivers, Coach Vande Hoef led her team to 25-5 record, undefeated in ICCAC and finished the season ranked #15 in NJCAA Division 1.  The Reivers had five players named to the ICCAC D1 All-Region Team, one NJCAA All-American and one NJCAA All-American Honorable Mention.  The team held a cumulative 3.16 GPA and finished the school year with 11 of the 13 players on the ICCAC Academic All-Region Team.  The Reivers also had one player named NJCAA Academic All-American.  All seven sophomores for the 2015-16 team signed at a four-year institution and are able to continue as student-athletes at the next level.

A native of Horicon, Wisconsin, the former Lindsey Niemuth played at the NCAA Division III level at Carroll University in Waukesha, WI.  Coach Vande is passionate about the game and has coached at the college level for over 13 years.  Vande worked as an assistant coach at the NAIA and junior college levels for eight years.  She spent four years as head coach at NCAA Division III level in Wisconsin at Lakeland University.


Coach Vande previously served as an assistant at Iowa Western to former Head Coach Jim Turgeon from 2007-2011.   In her previous stint with the Reivers, the team finished with an 89-36 record over her four seasons, sending numerous players on to four-year schools and at the time, reaching their highest national ranking of #3 in 2010-11.

Vande Hoef also was a graduate assistant from 2005-07 at the University of Sioux Falls (S.D.). She served as head coach for the junior varsity squad and was heavily involved in the Cougars' recruiting efforts. Vande Hoef started her coaching career as an assistant coach for two seasons at perennial NAIA Division II power Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee. She was part of a team that set a school record with 31 wins in 2004, and the Wolves qualified for the NAIA D-II National Tournament both seasons, advancing to the round of 16 in 2005.


Vande Hoef graduated from Carroll University in 2003 with a degree in fitness management and received a master's in business administration from the University of Sioux Falls in 2007.


Lindsey resides in Council Bluffs, IA with her husband, Chris and son, William.

Reivers Patrick Harrison
Patrick Harrison
Office: KNV
Phone: 712-325-3716
Mobile: 913-909-0849
Assistant Coach

Patrick Harrison joined the Iowa Western Women’s Basketball staff in July 2017. While new to the Reivers family, Harrison brings a wealth of college coaching experience as he enters his 11th season as a collegiate coach and his fifth season in junior college.

In his first year with JCCC, the team finished 33-3, ranked third in the final national poll, won conference and region titles, and finished runner-up at the 2017 NJCAA D-II Tournament. The season also saw four players earn all-conference and All-Region VI, and Austin Richardson earned first-team NJCAA All-American honors. The program also extended its string of 30-win seasons to a NJCAA record eight straight years.

Prior to joining the JCCC staff, Harrison spent two seasons as an assistant coach at North Dakota State University. In his first season in 2014-15, Harrison helped guide the Bison to their highest win total in three seasons (11) and a 7-9 Summit League mark finishing sixth in The Summit League, the highest finish for NDSU women’s basketball since the 2011-12 season. Additionally, three players were name All-Summit League, the most since NDSU joined the league in 2007. A pair of players that Harrison worked with has gone on to successful professional playing careers overseas.

Before joining the Bison coaching staff in 2014, Harrison spent a year as the lead assistant coach at Hastings College in Hastings, Neb., under head coach Carrie Hofstetter. At Hastings, Harrison was the recruiting coordinator, worked with scouting and preparation strategy and assisted with other operations within the athletic department. He helped lead the Broncos to an NAIA women's basketball national quarterfinal appearance 2013-14 and an overall record of 28-6.

Prior to his time at Hastings, Harrison spent two seasons as a graduate assistant at Wichita State University, where he was a member of the Shockers team that advanced to the 2013 NCAA tournament and claimed the Missouri Valley Conference championship for the first time in school history.

After a playing career was cut short due to injury, Harrison began his coaching career. Prior to his arrival at Wichita State, Harrison spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Pratt Community College (Kan.) and was an assistant for two seasons at Friends University (Kan.).

native of Wichita, Kansas, Harrison with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Friends University in 2009 and earned his master's degree in sports management from Wichita State in 2013.