Michael Korman is in his second season as assistant soccer coach at Bemidji State. He was added to the staff on April 8, 2019, and will be responsible for training goalkeepers, coordination of recruiting, and team logistics.
Korman’s most recent soccer involvement comes from his time with Sport Contact USA, a collegiate soccer-specific recruiting service, where he was an evaluator. During his time at Sport Contact USA, Korman traveled around the country evaluating players and worked to help parents and players understand the steps needed to play soccer at the collegiate level.
Korman spent 2014 to 2017 as the assistant men’s soccer coach/goalkeeper coach at Saint Joseph’s College, a private, NCAA Division II, liberal arts college in Rensselaer, Ind. While at St. Joe’s, he was responsible for the development of recruiting plans throughout the Midwest and internationally, off-season and summer strength and conditioning programs and goalie training programs, while managing team logistics and equipment. He also implemented an academic program for members of the team to maintain a 3.0 GPA and assisted in philanthropy projects. In addition, Korman also served as SJC’s head coach for a portion of the 2014 season.
Korman started his collegiate coaching career in Decatur, Ill., at Division III Millikin University in 2012. As an assistant coach for the men’s program he assistant in the recruitment and retention of players, trained the goalkeepers on a daily basis, was responsible for analyzing game film, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes, and the management of team logistics and equipment inventory. During his three-year stay, the Big Blue nearly doubled their win total to 9-8-1 in 2014—the program’s first winning campaign in six seasons.
As a student-athlete, Korman was an NCAA Division II goalkeeper at Saint Joseph’s from 2007-2012.
Korman earned a degree in sport management from Saint Joseph’s in 2012 and the United States Soccer Coaches member since 2013 possesses a National Diploma and Goalkeeper I Diploma.