Sam Wensman
Sam  Wensman

Assistant Coach

Sam Wensman is in his first season as assistant coach for the University of Michigan men's and women's swimming and diving programs. Prior to 2016-17, Wensman spent three years as the volunteer assistant coach. He also coached professional swimmers with Club Wolverine Elite leading into the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.

In his first year as a full-time assistant, Wensman worked closely with the men's freshmen, helping guide Charlie Swanson to a Big Ten title in the 400-yard IM and Jacob Montague to an NCAA All-America Honorable Mention in the 200-yard breaststroke.

Wensman, a native of Durham, N.H., was a four-year letterwinner for the Wolverines, swimming from 2008-11 and specializing in the breaststroke. During his tenure, Wensman helped Michigan win three Big Ten titles (2008-09, 2011) and finish among the top 10 at the NCAA Championships all four years.

Wensman graduated from Michigan in 2011 with a degree in sport management.