Nate Treinen has been the head men's and women's track and cross country coach at Briar Cliff since 2006. He served as an assistant coach within the program for two years and was even Briar Cliff's interim cross country and track coach in 2004. Treinen has guided two national champions and 22 All-Americans while leading the Chargers' program.
Treinen, a 2003 BCU graduate, was a three-year member of the BCU Track team and still holds school records in the 4x100-meter, 4x200 and sprint medley relays. Treinen is the third member of his family to graduate from Briar Cliff. He was a 1999 graduate of Remsen St. Mary's (Iowa) and a four-year track letterwinner for the Hawks.
Treinen, his wife, Kristin, and their daughter, Paige, reside in Moville, Iowa.