Mike Salem joined the staff as the Tufts Women's Cross Country graduate assistant coach in the fall of 2014. From Sutton, Mass., he is a 2009 gradudate of Boston University. For the past two years, he served as the head women's track & field coach at Bridgewater State University.
Prior his stint at BSU, Salem was an associate track & field coach at Lewis and Clark College in Oregon during the 2011-12 season. After graduation from BU, he served as an assistant at Swarthmore from 2009-11.
While at BU, Coach Salem competed in the shot put, discus and javelin events for the men's track and field team and earned the program's Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2008-2009 academic year. He was a also member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council from 2007 to 2009, and was named to the America East Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll in 2006 and again in 2007.