Assistant Athletic Performance Coach
SCCC, CSCS, USAW, USAWTF-level 1
University of Northern Iowa -B.S. Exercise Science '07
University of Northern Iowa- M.A. Exercise Science '09
Coach Melissa Schmitz joined the staff at The University of Texas in the fall of 2015. Currently, she is an assistant coach working with Softball and Women’s Tennis.
Prior to Texas, Melissa worked at Georgia State University since 2009. She oversaw all training aspects for beach volleyball, softball, women’s soccer, and indoor volleyball. She previously has worked with women’s basketball, men’s & women’s tennis, cross country, and cheerleading. While earning her master’s degree at the University of Northern Iowa she served as a graduate assistant from 2007-2009. Melissa worked with women’s basketball and women’s soccer at UNI.
As an undergraduate, she attended the University of Northern Iowa and competed as an indoor volleyball athlete. She helped the team to three Missouri Valley Conference championships and three appearances in the NCAA tournament.