Vanderbiest began playing football in R.W.D. Molenbeek's youth system before he joined the senior side. He played for K.S.V. Roeselare from 2001 to 2007, where he was twice voted player of the year by the club's supporters.
In 2013, he guided Oostende into the quarter finals of the Belgian Cup and won promotion to the Belgian Pro League by winning the 2012-13 Belgian Second Division.