Cora Essenmacher is in her first season as an assistant coach on the Adrian College women's basketball staff.
Essenmacher comes to Adrian from Berkley High School where this past season she was the head coach of the junior varsity basketball program and the assistant varsity coach.
She is no stranger to the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association as she coached and played at conference member Alma College. From October 2015 – April 2017, she assisted the program with recruiting Michigan, equipment, facility preparation, scouting, film breakdown, gameday travel, and day-to-day operations. She also served as the Scots' junior varsity women’s basketball head coach.
She graduated from Alma in 2015 with a bachelor of the arts in history and a minor in educational studies
Her other coaching experience includes Michigan Thunder Club soccer coach, Pioneer High School girls' soccer JV head coach, AFC Ann Arbor Director of Operations and Lansing United Director of Soccer Operations.