Simon Reissmann

Simon Reissmann

Player Profile

Schotten, Germany

Assistant Coach



New Mexico: Enters his first season as an assistant coach for the Lobos.

Sophomore (2009): Earned All-American honors in 20k Nordic freestyle with a 10th place finish at the NCAA Championships ... NCAA West Regional/RMISA 15k freestyle champion ... Freestyle champion at the Denver Invitational ... Seawolf 15k freestyle champion ... four top-10 finishes in the Seawolf and UAA Invitationals with a 1st and 2nd in both freestyle races, along with a career best 4th (Seawolf) and 10th in classical races - earning him Men's Nordic RMISA Skier of the Meet ... 2nd team RMIS men's Nordic ... RMISA yellow bib men's freestyle.

Freshman (2008): Qualifed for NCAA Championships ... Placed 26th in classical and 12th in freestyle at NCAAs ... Earned second team all-RMISA honors ... Finished RMISA season ranked 10th ... Recorded a season-best 4th-place finish in freestyle at Colorado Invitational and season-best 8th-place in classical at the Utah Invitational ... Recorded nine top-20 finishes ... Men's Nordic Team MVP ... National Ski Coaches Association All-Academic Team.

Prior to UNM: Placed 20th in the Continental Cup ... Placed in the German Skiing Cup ... Placed second in the König Ludwig Lauf.

Personal: Born June 25, 1985, in Kassel, Germany ... Son of Bernd and Erika Reissmann ... Has twin siblings, Carl and Aline ... Last attended Gescharister Scholl Gymnasium in Winterberg, Germany ... Majoring in Computer Science ... Also a competitive mountain biker.

Career Best Finishes
Classic - 4th at Seawolf (Anchorage, Alaska - Jan. 10, 2009)
Freestyle - 1st, 3x last at RMISA/NCAA West (Truckee, Calif. - Feb. 21, 2009)