Athletics Coaching Staff
Mike Mannausau
Associate Athletics Director
Coach Info:
Position: Associate Athletics Director
Alma Mater: North Dakota
Graduating Year: 1999
Phone: 701.777.4216

Former UND football standout and assistant coach Mike Mannausau serves as UND's Associate Athletics DirectorAthletics Major Gifts.

Mannausau, who began his duties with the UND Alumni Association & Foundation in Feb. 2013, had most recently spent the previous nine years on the North Dakota football coaching staff, including the last seven as defensive coordinator. Prior to the 2008 season, he was elevated to assistant head coach and last season he was named associate head coach.

A standout linebacker for North Dakota from 1994 to 1998, Mannausau lettered four times and was a 1998 Football Gazette All-America honorable mention honoree, while serving as a team captain. He received a bachelor's degree from UND in May 1999, majoring in education/physical education and minoring in special education and coaching. In June of 2003, he received a master's degree in kinesiology from UND.

Mannausau, originally from International Falls, Minn., is married to former UND women's basketball standout and UND Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Tiffany Pudenz. They have two children, daughter Mya and son Max.

Mannausau works with major donors and prospects to obtain funds for athletic facilities, Impact Scholarships, and endowments for UND Athletics.