HOUGHTON, Mich. - Michigan Tech athletic director Suzanne Sanregret announced Friday (Aug. 3) that former Michigan Tech student-athlete Andrew Joda has been hired as the assistant coach for cross country, Nordic skiing and track and field.
“I am really excited to return to Michigan Tech,” said Joda. “Michigan Tech means a lot to me after being a student-athlete for the Huskies. I am looking forward to helping the student-athletes improve and excel.”
Joda has served as a volunteer coach with the Peak Nordic Ski Club for the past year, and served as a graduate assistant coach with the Huskies following his collegiate career. He was a member of both the cross country and Nordic ski teams at Tech earning All-American honors at the US Junior National Skiing Championships.
“I am excited to have Andrew join the coaching staff. I know he will bring energy and enthusiasm to the position. He will be a great resource for the programs. Andrew’s hard working attitude and knowledge of Michigan Tech will pay dividends for each program.”
Joda, who earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and materials sciences and a master’s degree in electrical engineering, spent the last year as an engineering associate with Union Pacific Railroad. He will begin his duties in early October.