Nathan Heddleston Teacher
Nathan Heddleston earned a bachelor's degree from Mount Union College (now The University of Mount Union) in Alliance, Ohio. He then went on to pursue a Masters degree from Nova Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Nathan or Nate Heddleston to some has developed a seasoned background since graduating. Heddleston has served as a coach, an educator, writer/editor, and now manager.
Nathan Heddleston is a three-time USTFCCCA Coach-of-the-Year, coached five NCAA Hurdle Champions, 2013 NBC Coach of the Year, and two times Assistant Coach of the Year. Most recently he won the lighthearted but spirited competition for new manager training at our corporate headquarters in Chicago this past October.
Nate Heddleston spent 18 years as a coach and teacher before transitioning to a management position. He now works for a company that manages parking facilities, shuttle, and valet operations. In this new position, Nate Heddleston teacher now the manager has already overcome several challenges. For example, managing COVID compliance while mobile testing sites are constructed and the transient staff enter and leave the temporary health care locations. As well as coordinating the influx of people and vehicles due to the filming of an upcoming movie, Cherry.
When Nate Heddleston Alliance Ohio is not working he enjoys film, television, classic literature, playing the piano, woodworking, running along with all other things track and field, and most of all, the Pittsburgh Steelers.
3X USTFCCCA Coach-of-the-Year
Coached 5 NCAA hurdle Champs
2013 NBC Coach of the Year
2X Asst. Coach NCAA Team National Champs
Nate Heddleston is the hurdle coach for the defending NCAA National Champion Mount Union Raiders. As a high school coach, he won NBC Coach-of-the-Year in 2013, and since moving up to the college ranks, he has won The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association Great Lakes Region Assistant Coach-of-the-Year three times. Along with coaching the Ohio Athletic Conference Champions in all hurdle events and winning two OAC hurdle titles himself as a Mount Union athlete, his hurdlers were OAC Champions on both the men's and women's teams last year. Coach Nate has coached All-American hurdlers in the 60-meter hurdles, 110-meter hurdles, and the 400-meter hurdles. Last year, his top hurdler was The NCAA Division III Indoor National Champion in the 60-hurdles and The NCAA Division III Outdoor National Champion in the 110-hurdles, which played an essential role as The Mount Union Raiders won the NCAA National Team Titles indoors AND outdoors. In total, he has coached hurdle champions in seven OAC Championships, All-American hurdlers six times, and the NCAA National hurdle Champion twice.