Athletics Hall of Fame
|PLAYED AT BSU||1976-80|
Mike Roysland graduated from Bemidji State University with bachelors degrees in elementary and physical education. He was a three year letter winner in basketball and was selected as team tri-captain and NIC All Conference his senior year. Mike earned team honors in 1977 for most assists and in 1979 for most points scored. Mike went on to teach physical education and coach boy's basketball for 22 years and girl's volleyball for 15 years at Win-E-Mac High School in Macintosh, Minnesota. He led the girl's volleyball team to the Class A State tournament eight times, winning the championship in 1988 and taking second five times. He also had the privilege of coaching the Minnesota all-star volleyball team in 1988. Mike has been recognized as one of the premiere high school volleyball coaches in the state of Minnesota and was selected as State Coach of the Year three times and inducted into the Minnesota Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 1998. Throughout his tenure as a volleyball coach at Win-E-Mac, Mike accrued a .887 wining percentage with 364 wins and 51 losses. Mike saw success on the basketball court as well, taking his boy's team to second in the state championship tournament in 2000 and winning many conference and district titles throughout his coaching career. His career coaching record for basketball was 360-237. He also earned honors as conference and subsection coach of the year in this sport. In addition to teaching and coaching, Mike served 12 years as Athletic Director at Win-E-Mac. In the fall of 2001, Mike moved to the Fosston, Minnesota school district and became the head boy's high school basketball coach. In 2004 he served as the boys coach for the Minnesota Select Team and posted a season record of 25-9. He also served as co-coach for the North Tartan girls AAU basketball team for two years, placing third in nationals in 2002 and winning the national championship in 2003. In 2006, Mike was hired as the head women's basketball coach at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Mike and his wife, Kim '80, live in Fosston, Minnesota and have two children, including Kelly, who is an assistant women's basketball coach at NDSU and Josh, a student at Southwest Minnesota State.