Jeff started his basketball career off at Tanatasqua Regional High School in Sturbridge, MA where he was a two-year varsity letter winner and senior captain. After attending high school, he played four years of college basketball at Nichols College in Dudley, MA. Lindgren was academic all-conference four straight years and his senior year was named team captain and led his program in scoring.
After his playing career Lindgren started coaching college basketball at his alma mater Nichols College. After three seasons as an assistant coach, he was promoted to the head of the program. As a head coach, in his first year, he led the Nichols College Bison to a .500 record. In just his second year at the helm Lindgren, at the time, broke the school record for wins (23) and led his team to the Commonwealth Coast Conference league championship game.
After nine year at Nichols College, Lindgren moved down to Charleston, SC and has been coaching AAU basketball and is in his fourth season as associate head boys’ basketball coach at Saint John’s high school on John’s Island. Lindgren has a real passion for coaching and the game of basketball and is very excited to be the regional director for a top notch AAU program like the Swarm.