Chrissie George is in her second season with the University of Michigan women's golf team serving as an assistant coach. George returns to her alma mater after playing for the Wolverines during the 2002-03 season.
For the last five years (2005-10), George worked with the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan as a career services coordinator. She was responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with over 3,000 employers, hiring managers and HR personnel with the goal of providing quality career opportunities for Michigan alumni.
She developed "Blue Hiring Blue", a career-based alumni recognition program that continues to engage over 400 alumni and thousands of job opportunities. She was the recipient of the 2007 "Ultimate Award in Personal Development" and the 2007 "Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award for Accountability, Pride and Stewardship", both voted on by senior leadership.
Prior to her promotion as a career services coordinator, George began her career at Michigan at the U-M Alumni Association as a customer relations representative in 2005. She started her professional career working with Kraben Marketing in Ann Arbor, Mich., where she worked with local business owners advertisements for "Washtenaw for the Home" publication.
While attending Michigan, George worked for the "Game of Your Life Foundation" as a tour director with the PowerBilt Junior Golf Tour, which is now the Adams Golf Junior Tour. As the director she supervised the operations for state-wide junior golf tour events of more than 3,000 Michigan-based junior golfers, ages seven to 19.
George, who graduated from Michigan with a bachelor's degree in history in 2004, walked onto the Michigan women's golf team as a junior (2002-03) after earning a spot during the fall tryout period. Despite not competing in an event, she earned U-M Athletic Academic Achievement honors in her one season with the Wolverines.
During her prep days at Marshall High School in Marshall, Mich., she was a four-year varsity golf letterwinner, earning all-state first team honors in 2000 and All-Twin Valley first team honors in 1999 and 2000. She was also the team captain during her senior campaign. She was a four-year honor roll winner at Marshall and graduated with honors.