COACHING STAFF

Michigan Men's Soccer Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator Tommy McMenemy

TOMMY MCMENEMY

Title: Associate Head Coach / Recruiting Coordinator

Tommy McMenemy joined the Michigan men's soccer staff on Jan. 30, 2012, and is entering his seventh season with the Wolverines after previously serving as an assistant at his alma mater, Columbia University, for six seasons. In April of 2018, he was promoted to his current position of associate head coach.

In addition to serving as the team recruiting coordinator, he handles all facets of coaching, organizing team training sessions, and leads the attacking unit tactics for the Wolverines.

McMenemy was elevated to the program's top assistant position in 2008 after joining the team as a volunteer assistant in 2006. At Columbia, McMenemy assisted in all phases of the program, including recruiting, organizing training sessions, devising tactical strategies, and developing a competition schedule.

The Southampton, United Kingdom native, also served as the head coach of Landsdowne Boys, an amateur men's team in the top division of the New York City's premier semi-professional league, the Cosmopolitan League from 2006-09 - leading Landsdowne to consecutive playoff berths as well as a State Cup Final.

As a player for the Lions, McMenemy earned NSCAA Adidas All-American status as a senior in 2003, and was a two-time unanimous first-team All-Ivy League and First-Team All-Region selection (2002-03). He led the team in goals and assists in his junior and senior seasons, and was selected by his teammates as a team captain as a senior. McMenemy also excelled in the classroom, earning Academic All-Ivy League honors in his final two years as a student-athlete.


Michigan Men's Soccer Assistant Coach Jhojan Obando

JHOJAN OBANDO

Title: Assistant Coach

After two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach, Jhojan Obando was promoted to assistant coach on Feb. 18, 2014. He assists with all program duties and continue to work with the teams goalkeepers.

Obando played in 44 career matches and made 42 starts as a goalkeeper at Providence under the guidance of Daley as a player, helping the Friars to a 24-14-4 record and recorded 13 clean sheets over that stretch. In 2010, Obando helped the Friars to the championship game of the Big East Tournament and was named to the all-tournament team.

Additionally, he was part of three Providence teams that made the NCAA Tournament. During the last two seasons, the Friars hosted an NCAA Tournament first-round match for the first times in school history, and advanced to the second round on each occasion. He was one of four goalkeepers invited to the 2012 adidas MLS Player Combine and most recently played for the Des Moines Menace in the Premier Development League.

At Michigan, Obando has mentored 2012 All-Big Ten second-team honoree Adam Grinwis (Orlando City SC, MLS), as well as sophomore standout Evan Louro (New York Red Bulls, MLS), who made waves in his first season as a starter in 2015. He also possesses a USSF National D License, as well as an NSCAA Level III goalkeeping certificate.

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