Nathan Young was hired as Birmingham-Southern's Assistant Men'sLacrosse Coach in July 2013.
Young comes to the Hilltop from Young Harris College (NCAADivision II) in Young Harris, Ga., where he was the Assistant Coachfor the inaugural season of men's lacrosse in 2013. Prior to YHC,Young was in Rome, Ga., where he started the men's lacrosse programat Shorter University (NCAA Division II). In Shorter's inauguralseason in 2010, the Hawks went 7-3 with an undefeated home record.Young accumulated a .585 winning percentage at Shorter, and two ofhis assistants went on to become Division II head coaches.
Prior to his stint at Shorter, Young also started the TennesseeWesleyan (NCAA Division II) program, posting a .500+ winningpercentage and advancing to the conference playoffs in consecutiveseasons. He coached 10 All-Conference players as well as twoAll-Americans and a Player of the Year.
In 2008, Young had the privilege of serving as Assistant Coachfor the USA Athletes International (USAAI) National Team, travelingto Europe to play in the Berlin Open and the Prague Cup. He and theteam returned stateside with trophies from both tournaments, going6-0 in Prague and 7-0 in Berlin.
Young began his coaching career in the high school ranks,leading his alma mater Lyman High School (Longwood, Fla.) to itsfirst winning record since his graduation. He then served asGraduate Assistant at Franklin Pierce University (NCAA Division II)to begin his collegiate coaching career, serving as OffensiveCoordinator. He helped improve the Ravels from 3.9 goals per gamein 2005 to over 8.0 just one year later.
Young graduated with a Bachelorof Science in Business Administration with a concentration inEconomics from Pfeiffer University in 2004, then went on to earnhis Master's of Business Administration from Franklin Pierce in2007.
During his summers, he coaches two Atlanta-based travels teamsat the U-15 and U-19 levels.