Tommy McMenemy joined the Michigan men's soccer staff on Jan. 30, 2012 after recently completed his sixth season at Columbia University on head coach Kevin Anderson's staff after joining his alma mater in 2006 as a volunteer assistant. He was elevated to the program's top assistant position in 2008. At Columbia, McMenemy assisted in all phases of the program, including organizing training sessions, devising tactical strategies, and developing a competition schedule.
The Southampton, United Kingdom native, also served as the head coach of Landsdowne United, an amateur men's team in the top division of the New York premier semi-professional league, the Cosmopolitan League from 2006-09. McMenemy was the head man for team Sparta of the Manhattan Soccer Club, a premier U-17 boys club for one season.
In addition, he was a co-director and staff coach for New York's premier soccer academy, New York Soccer Academy, which boasts a roster of nearly 200 players. He holds an NSCAA National Diploma, as well as an FA Preliminary Coach License.
As a player for the Lions, McMenemy earned NSCAA Adidas All-American status as a senior in 2003, and was a two-time 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.