Michael Marchiano embarks on his second season as an assistant coach within the Black Knights' program.
The University of Maryland product arrived at West Point following a one-year stint as an assistant coach at Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
In 2011, Marchiano helped Wisconsin-Milwaukee to a 6-10-2 overall record. The Panthers finished with a 2-4-2 mark against Horizon League opponents.
Prior to joining the coaching staff at UWM, Marchiano spent two seasons on the staff at Maryland as a volunteer assistant coach. The Terrapins posted a 34-9-3 record during his stint in College Park, and reached the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals both years.
He broke into the coaching profession after a brief playing career with Real Maryland of the United Soccer League. Marchiano also worked in the private sector for a year with the Wasserman Media Group.
Marchiano played in 59 games at Maryland during a highly successful career from 2005-08. He helped the Terrapins win a pair of Atlantic Coast Conference championships and NCAA titles in 2005 and 2008. Maryland compiled a gaudy 68-18-8 record over the course of his career. Marchiano served as team captain as both a junior and senior. He also earned the team's Peter Lowry Award - given to the team member who exemplifies academic excellence, leadership and distinguished citizenship on campus - as a senior.
He graduated from Maryland in 2009 with a bachelor of arts degree in economics.