Photos from the first day of spring practice
EDUCATION: Earned a B.A. degree in secondary education from Purdue in 2000, and a M.A. degree in adult education from Northern Illinois in 2003.
PERSONAL DATA: Born in Gary, Ind., on August 21, 1976. Along with wife Katie, have a daughter, Ella (8), and two sons, Michael (6) and Drew (2).
BOWL EXPERIENCE: As a coach - 2013 Orange Bowl.
CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS: 2012 Northern Illinois, 2011 St. Francis, 2003 Waynesburg.
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS: As a coach - In his lone season at Northern Illinois in 2012, the Huskies finished ninth in the nation in rushing offense, averaging 250.2 yards per game, and ranked 15th in total offense. The Huskies also finished ninth nationally in scoring, with an average of 40.8 points per game - a number that included 44 rushing touchdowns. His special teams units also enjoyed success at Northern Illinois, as the Huskies ranked fifth nationally in kickoff coverage and fourth in punt coverage. Spent seven years (2005-11) as the head coach at the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill. In 2011, he led that NAIA program to its most successful season in school history, as USF won a school-record 10 games and claimed its first win over an NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) team when it defeated Georgia State. The Saints advanced to the NAIA Playoffs for the first time in 24 years and captured their first playoff victory. USF also posted seven-win seasons in 2008 and 2010 and turned in a 27-19 record over his last four seasons as head coach. At Waynesburg College in Pa., the Yellow Jacket offense flourished establishing school records for rushing yards (2,315), total offense (4,579) and passing yards (2,592), winning the first conference title in school history and playing in the Division III national playoffs. Worked as a graduate assistant at NIU in 2001 and 2002 for teams that each won a share of the MAC West Division titles.
Mike Uremovich's Coaching Career