Laura Matuszak M'08 returns to Saint Michael’s for her 16th season as an assistant coach with the men's and women's swimming & diving programs in 2017-18.
In Matuszak's tenure at the College, the Purple Knight women are 71-57 in dual meets while the men have won 30 dual meets. Both have set school records in 25 of a possible 27 events, including all 23 swimming races.
A long-time local club coach, Matuszak has coached since 1996 for Green Mountain Aquatics, an age-group organization for youths. She has also been active for both USA Swimming and New England Swimming, working numerous camps for the national organization, including the 2009 National Select Camp. Within the region, she has held many leadership positions, including in her current role as the general chair.
The American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) New England age group coach of the year in 2006, Matuszak is an ASCA certified level 3 coach and a CrossFit level 1 certified trainer.
In 2006, Matuszak founded Green Mountain Sports Performance, LLC, which runs the Green Mountain Aquatics swim team, swim school and sports psychology consulting. A 1998 graduate of the University of Michigan, Matuszak earned her master's degree from Saint Michael's in 2008.