Mike Kuzma enters his first year as an assistant coach with the University of Mount Union men's and women's swimming and diving teams.
Kuzma, a 2010 graduate of Mount Union, returns to the Purple Raider program after spending last season as an assistant coach at Bethany College (W.Va.).
Kuzma was a two-year letterwinner at Mount Union after transferring from Towson University. In those two seasons, he was an eight-time All-OAC honoree and was the 2008 and 2009 OAC champion in the 40 I.M. He earned a bachelor's in Sports Business and a minor in Business Administration at Mount Union.
A native of Cocoa Beach (Fla.), Kuzma served as head coach for the St. Andrews Swim Team in Severna Park (Md.). During his tenure, he was responsible for the development of over 200 swimmers with ability ranging from beginners to a YMCA National Record Holder. He also coached the team to the 2009 Anne Arundel County Invitational Championship.