|Title:||Assistant Volleyball Coach|
Thom Guzi enters his eighth season as an assistant volleyball coach with the Maroons in 2019.
UChicago set a new school record for winning percentage, going 29-5 on the year (.853) and reaching the second round of the NCAA postseason. Emma Griffith, Sarah Muisenga and Madison Pearson were all selected as AVCA Honorable Menton All-Americans. Four Maroons were honored on the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) teams. At season's end, UChicago ranked 11th in hitting percentage (.244), while Griffith's 1,367 assists were second most in the nation.
The 2017 Maroons reached the NCAA Tournament for the seventh time. Four players were named All-University Athletic Association (UAA) and two were selected All-Region.
In 2016, the Maroons went 7-0 to start conference play for the first time in program history. Dingman and her assistants were named University Athletic Association (UAA) Coaching Staff of the Year.
In 2014, the Maroons made their fifth-straight NCAA Division III Championship appearance. UChicago was named UAA Co-Coaching Staff of the Year, and outside hitter Maren Loe was named UAA Most Valuable Player.
Guzi graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a double bachelors degree of business administration. While at Loyola, he was the men's and women's club volleyball head coach and team captain for the men's squad. He was a three-time MIVA All-Conference Selection and a NIRSA First Team All American in 2008. He is the Boys 18-1 coach at Chicago Elite Volleyball Club and the Head Boys Coach at Whitney Young Magnet High School.
Guzi currently works as a senior manager at Wipfli LLP.