Jordan Sweeney is in his first full season as the UM-Dearborn women's basketball head coach, after closing the 2015-16 season leading the team under an interim title.
The Wolverines went 2-10 under Sweeney to close out 2015-16 and he looks to build the program into a contender in the Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference. Sweeney also serves as the Intramural Coordinator at UM-Dearborn, organizing the university's intramural athletic offerings. The native of Cedarville, Mich., was the first junior varsity coach for the Wolverine men's team in 2015-16, while serving as an assistant coach for the varsity men's program prior to taking over the women's squad.
Before joining UM-Dearborn, Sweeney was an assistant coach for the Ferris State University men's basketball program from 2013 to 2015.
Graduated from Central Michigan University in 2013 with a degree physical education.
Sweeney played college basketball at Alpena Community College, starting one year and being named a team captain. He played his high school basketball at Cedarville High School, where he was a member of the school's 2007 state championship team.
Jordan has been married to his wife Miranda for six years.
Brooke Bowers is in her first year as an assistant coach with the Wolverine women's basketball team after a successful playing career at Wayne State University in Detroit.
Bowers comes to UM-Dearborn with five years of coaching experience at the high school level and is currently an assistant coach at Gabriel Richard Catholic High School. She has held head coaching positions for the Clintondale High School junior varsity team and the Troy High School freshman squad.
In her playing career for WSU, Bowers was named to the GLIAC South Division All-Conference Second Team and the All-Defensive Team as a senior. She holds the school record for most made 3-pointers in a game with nine and in a career with 195.
Bowers, a native of Lima, Ohio, is currently enrolled in graduate school at WSU, working toward at Master's degree in sports administration.
Andrea Collins joins the UM-Dearborn women's basketball coaching staff for her first season in 2016-17 after three years with the Wolverines as a student-athlete from 2012-15.
Collins comes to UM-Dearborn with two years of experience coaching at the Junior NBA level. She played one season at NCAA Division II Ohio Valley before transferring to UM-Dearborn to finish her career. She was named the Wolverines Rising Star Award winner in 2014 and was an NAIA Scholar Athlete in 2015.
Rod Wells is in his first season as the recruiting coordinator for the Wolverine women's basketball team and brings more than two decades of experience coaching in the region to UM-Dearborn.
Wells, a native of Ypsilanti, Mich., is currently the head girls basketball coach at Arbor Preparatory School, which he guided to the MHSAA Class C state championship in 2016. Since 2012, Wells has recorded a 113-17 record as the head coach for Arbor Prep. He has also coached the Michigan Sting to numerous AAU state titles.