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Michael Penning Bio


  Michael Penning

Penning has spent the last 12 years as the Head Soccer Coach at Waterloo West High School. He has amassed the most wins in program history as well as leading them to their first Conference Championship in 2017. He has also garnered Mississippi Valley Conference Coach of the Year accolades twice during that time. Penning spent 6 years as an assistant at Wartburg College. During his time there the Knights qualified for the National Tournament 3 times. Finishing in the Elite 8 once and the Sweet Sixteen two other times. 

Penning is a Loras College Grad and was a three-year starter. His freshman year he attended Western Illinois University where he was a letter winner and named to the Academic all-conference team. 

He is excited to work with the talent that this area provides and is hoping to be able to help develop players as they grow in their soccer career.


209 E 1st St, 160
Ankeny, Iowa 50021

Phone: 515-554-9695
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