Philip Wendland joined coach Sue Guevara’s staff as the Director of Basketball Operations in 2011.
Wendland handles CMU’s travel arrangements and equipment, as well as the team’s film exchange and budget. He also oversees the team’s managers, assists with the facilitation of camps and aids the remainder of the coaching staff in the day-to-day operations of the program.
A native of Plymouth, Wendland joined the CMU staff after spending five years as a team manager at the University of Michigan. He was a team manager from 2006-08, the head team manager in 2008 and became the graduate administrator in 2009.
Wendland graduated from Michigan in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in sports management with a minor in economics. He served as an inside sales intern and a brand marketing intern at Palace Sports and Entertainment in Auburn Hills before returning to Michigan to complete his masters in sports management in 2011.
While at the Michigan, Wendland oversaw managers’ and practice players’ programs, maintained recruiting files, composed newsletters, handled team travel plans, assisted with on-campus recruiting visits, assisted with camps and clinics, and managed the Wolverines’ video needs.