Nathan Sparks
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Nathan Sparks

Assistant Men and Women’s Cross Country Coach

Assistant Men and Women’s Cross Country Coach
B.S., Oakland City University, 2016

nsparks@oak.edu
Department: Athletics
Office: Tichenor Center

Nathan has been Assistant Coach of Cross Country/Track & Field teams since 2020. Before coaching at Oakland City, he spent 4 seasons at Brescia University in Owensboro, KY. There he helped build the cross country/track & field team from under 10 athletes to over 60 athletes and a 3rd place finish at the indoor conference championships. During those years, he coached sprints, throws, and distance events, having coached a Decathlete that hit a NAIA national championship qualifying standard, a NAIA cross country national qualifier, two conference champions, and 9 all conference athletes. Nathan is a 2016 graduate of Oakland City University, earning his Bachelor's of Science and was a member of the OCU cross country team.

  • USA Track & Field Level 1 Certificate
  • USA Track & Field Level 2 Certificate—Throws
  • USA Weightlifting Sports performance coach