Northern Michigan University Athletics has announced the addition of Michael Dellemann as an assistant coach for the women's track & field program prior to the 2018-19 season.
Dellemann joins the NMU Women's Track & Field staff for the 2018-19 season after spending the past two seasons at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. At UWSP, Dellemann helped eight Pointer athletes qualify for the NCAA Championships, including an All-American in the indoor heptathlon.
In his professional athletic career, Dellemann competed for the elite development team of the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton team between 2011 and 2013. He was ranked fourth on the team heading into the 2014 Winter Olympics after recording multiple top international finishes.
Beginning his coaching career at Stevens Point Area High School in 2010, Dellemann worked with the pole vault, hurdles, and high jump. He remained in the position for seven seasons where he coached a state champion, multiple state qualifiers, and helped guide the school to numerous conference titles.
As a student athlete for the Pointers, Dellemann was an All-American in 2009 for the indoor pentathlon and in 2010 for the indoor 55-meter hurdles. He was a three-time Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champion and set school records in the indoor pentathlon.
Dellemann graduated from UW-Stevens Point in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in business administration before earning his MBA from Keller Graduate School in 2015. A native of Oregon, Wisconsin, Dellemann now resides in Ishpeming with partner, Emily, and daughter, Penny.