Michael Zauzig
Michael Zauzig
  • Title:
    Assistant Coach
  • Previous College:
    Juniata, '08
  • Bachelor's Degree:
    Elementary Education


Michael Zauzig joined the Carnegie Mellon University women’s soccer team as the goalkeeper coach in the fall of 2021.

Under Zauzig's leadership, the Tartan goalkeepers finished with a 0.49 goals-against average and a 13-6-1 record with 12 total shutouts. The Tartans also earned a national ranking of 15 at the conclusion of the season after advancing to the Round of 16 of the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Championship.

Zauzig's second season on staff saw the Tartans return to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, record 11 shutouts with a record of 14-3-2, and finish second in the University Athletic Association (UAA) with a 5-1-1 mark.

The Tartans were ranked first in the nation for two weeks during the 2023 season. The team finished the year in the second round of the NCAA Tournament and compiled a record of 12-1-6 with 13 shutouts. Graduate student Caitlynn Owens became the eighth All-American in program history.

Before joining the Tartans' sideline, Zauzig was an assistant coach and goalkeeping coach for the women's soccer team at Duquesne University for the 2019 fall and 2021 spring seasons. Under his tutelage, the Dukes improved their conference record from 2018 at 2-6-2 to 4-5-1 in 2019 with the goalkeeper named the Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Week once in each season.

Zauzig first came to the Pittsburgh area after serving as the head women's soccer coach at Southern Vermont College from March 2011 through March 2019 where he led the Mountaineers to eight consecutive New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) playoff appearances while setting the single-season wins record with 12 in 2017.

After graduating from Juniata College in 2008, Zauzig joined the women's soccer program as an assistant coach and goalkeeping coach. Zauzig worked with the Eagles for three seasons, leading the goalkeepers to a 0.88 goals-against average in 2008.

Zauzig is currently a coach for Arsenal FC of Pittsburgh with various age groups helping the 2004 age group to the 2021 PA West State Cup Championship.

Zauzig holds a state and regional goalkeeping diploma from United Soccer Coaches and National E and F licenses from the United States Soccer Federation while he's working on his National D license.