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Tammy Farnum
Tammy Farnum

Position:
Associate Head Coach

Experience:
18th Season


12/18/2013

Women's Soccer Community Outreach Success

Spartans take up leadership opportunity in student-run projects.

10/31/2013

Kelsey Mullen: A Class of Her Own

10/30/2013

Michigan State Closes Regular Season at Home

The Spartans face off with Penn State for Senior Day.

10/23/2013

Michigan State Wraps Up Road Play in Weekend Matchups

The Spartans face Northwestern and Illinois in their final road games of the regular season.

10/17/2013

Women's Soccer Looks Forward to Home Weekend Slate

The Spartans hope to clinch a pair of Big Ten wins in East Lansing.

03/05/2014

MSU 0, PSU 3

The Michigan State women's soccer team wrapped up the regular season on Friday afternoon with a senior day tribute for lone senior Kelsey Mullen.

03/05/2014

MSU 1, Michigan 2

The comeback fell short for the Michigan State women's soccer team on Thursday, as the Spartan fell to No. 21 Michigan, 2-1 at DeMartin Stadium.

03/05/2014

MSU 3, Minnesota 0

The MSU women's soccer team shut down Minnesota on Friday afternoon when MSU beat the Gophers 3-0.

08/19/2012

W. Soccer vs. Fordham

MSU Women's Soccer home opener, a 2-1 victory over Fordham.

The 2014 season will mark the 18th for former Spartan soccer standout Tammy Farnum in a coaching capacity with the Michigan State program. Following the 2005 season, Farnum was promoted to the position of associate head coach, having served the previous nine seasons as an assistant coach.

Farnum helped guide the Spartans to their first NCAA appearance in school history in 2002 and was also instrumental in helping MSU get back to the tournament in 2005 and 2008.

Prior to her position at MSU, Farnum served as both the head women's soccer coach and women's athletic director at Alma College from 1994-97. From 1992-94, Farnum coached at East Lansing High School. A 18-year Michigan Olympic Development Coach, Farnum has coached six teams to national championships and holds an NSCAA "C" License.

As a Spartan, the former Tammy Anderson was a four-year letter winner, appearing in 75 matches from 1989-92. She registered eight goals and 13 assists from the backline. During her career, MSU racked up an impressive 50-22-3 record. Farnum served as a co-captain in her senior season.

A 1994 graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in physical education and exercise science, Farnum and her husband James were married in 2001. The couple has two children, Kate and Jackson.

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