Matt Majkrzak enters his first season as the Head Men's Basketball Coach for Northern Michigan University.
Majkrzak comes to NMU after a successful season at Bryant & Stratton College-Wisconsin. In his lone season leading the Bobcats, Majkrzak guided the team to a 25-8 record, ranking #1 in the region and #17 nationally. The team reached their first NJCAA Division II Region IV Championship in program history.
Before his season at Bryant & Stratton, Majkrzak was the top assistant at Bemidji State University for four seasons. During this time, Majkrzak helped increase the Beavers wins every season. In his final year in Bemidji, he led the team's defense and helped the team improve from 13th to 2nd in defensive field goal percentage. His recruiting efforts resulted in the league's runner-up for Freshman of the Year Award three out of four seasons.
Prior to arriving at Bemidji State, Majkrzak served as an assistant at Chadron State College for two years, resulting in an eight-game improvement and the programs second-best season in the past 18 years during his second season.
In 2011, he created the AAU program, Wisconsin Jets, and coached five teams over two summers. He got his start in coaching as a student assistant for four years at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay where he also earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Management before earning his Masters in Organizational Management from Chadron State.
Majkrzak is the 15th coach for the program that dates back to 1906-07.