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Michael Motta
Director of Basketball Operations
Coach Info:
Position: Director of Basketball Operations
Alma Mater: Old Dominion
Graduating Year: 2011
Experience: 5 Years

Motta is entering his fifth season as the Dartmouth's Director of Basketball Operations in 2017-18 after finishing a stint at Providence as a graduate assistant on the women's basketball staff.

Motta is heavily involved in the day-to-day operations of the women's basketball program at Dartmouth. His responsibilities include game scheduling, alumni relations, day-to-day scheduling, team travel, marketing, community outreach, social media, and also serving as the Pine Hoops Academy Director among many other duties.

Motta comes to Dartmouth after a two-year stint at Providence of the Big East Conference as a graduate assistant with the women's basketball team. At Providence, Motta oversaw the team managers/scout team, coordinated film exchange and editing, scheduled visiting team practices as well as the Friars' practice schedule on the road. Motta graduated from Providence in 2013 with his Master's Degree in Counseling.

A native of Wethersfield, Connecticut, Motta pursued his undergraduate education at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. While at Old Dominion, Motta joined the women's basketball program as a student manager with legendary head coach Wendy Larry at the helm. In his freshman year at ODU, the program won their 17th consecutive conference (Colonial Athletic Association) championship, earned a top 10 national ranking and advanced to the Sweet 16 where they ended their season with a loss to the University of Connecticut.

During his sophomore year, current Dartmouth head coach Belle Koclanes joined the ODU staff as an assistant coach and had the responsibility of mentoring the student managers.

Motta graduated from ODU in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sports Management and is a member of the the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA).