|2006-2007||22||11||.667||3rd||Nat. Tourn. Appearance|
|2001-2002||25||12||.676||2nd||Runner-Up National Champions|
Jill Peterson begins her second season as an assistant coach. She began the 2008-2009 season as a student assistant and was able to come out of retirement and finish her career by playing in 8 games. Peterson played her freshman and sophomore year before tearing her ACL in the ninth game of the season her junior year. She medically red-shirted her senior year and willed her way back to finish her career on the floor. "Jill possesses so many of the intangibles that will make a great coach. Although her career as an athlete was different than she would have expected, she never complained. Instead she used the trials that were given to her to be an encouragement to others. I'm thankful she decided to stay in Grand Rapids and be on my staff this year." Peterson currently is working at Gazelle Sports and takes stats for the CU athletic teams. She graduated from CU with a degree in business and would like to work in the field of sports information.
Michelle Vermeulen begins her first year as assistant coach for the women's basketball program. A 2006 graduate of Michigan State University Vermeulen earned her B.A. in Business Marketing. While attending MSU she worked at Aim High Sports as a league and camp director. She coached a 16u AAU team, did personal training and ran basketball conditioning camps at Aim High. Vermeulen is experienced in event planning, camp organization and is knowledgeable in film editing and website maintenance. Vermeulen graduated from South Christian High School where she was a standout in soccer and basketball. She was a class B All-State Honorable Mention selection in 2001 and helped lead her team to two O.K. Gold championships in 2000 and 2001. She was also a first team Class B soccer All-Stater in 2002. She will oversee all aspects of recruiting, organize team functions and be a floor coach. "Michelle brings a lot of energy and enthusiasm to the team. She will be an asset on the recruiting front and is highly motivated," states head coach Carla Fles.Michelle works for her dad at a real estate appraisal company. She is currently working on obtaining an appraisal license. She is married to Jared Vermeulen and they have a dog named Duke.