Michael Poma - Performance Analyst

Poma joins Houston after being the Director of Analytics and Video at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, his hometown, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management. There, the 22-year-old led the creation of opposition analysis to provide coaching staff for opponent trends and assist in final preparations utilizing data and video. Poma also spent a year with the U.S. Youth National Team programs coding matches and training sessions, assisting the technical staff in oppositional analysis. At the NWSL level, Poma remotely assisted Sky Blue FC’s coaching staff in analysis during the Challenge Cup in 2020.