Michael Motta Joins Women's Basketball Staff As A Graduate Assistant

Oct. 3, 2011

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Michael Motta, a 2011 graduate of Old Dominion University, has joined the Providence College women's basketball staff as a graduate assistant. Motta served as the Monarch's team manager during each of his four years at ODU (2007-11), and was elevated to head team manager in 2009. He also served as a student assistant from January 2011, as part of an internship, through completion of his degree in May.

At Providence, Motta oversees the team managers/scout team, coordinating film exchange and editing, scheduling for visiting team practices and the Friars' practice schedule on the road. As part of his duties at ODU, Motta handled film exchange, practice and game day operations for home and away games and helped with team travel. He also oversaw the student managerial staff, collaborated with the coaching staff in all facets of the women's basketball program and participated as a member of the practice squad.

During his tenure, the Monarchs captured the 2008 CAA Championship title and advanced to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championship with a 31-5 record.

Motta graduated from Old Dominion with a bachelor of science in physical education, with a major in sport management and a minor in marketing. He also served as vice president of the Sports Management Association and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha. During his time with the Lambda Chi Alpha, he served as president, vice president and fraternity educator.

Motta is a native of Wethersfield, Conn., and will serve a two-year term with the Friars, while pursuing a master's degree in counseling.

 

 

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