Nate Faanes enters his third season as assistant football coach for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Blugolds in 2015-2016.
Faanes is an Eau Claire native and graduated from Eau Claire North High School in 2009, where he played quarterback for the Huskies.
Faanes will graduate from Winona State University in spring 2015 with a degree in physical education and health education and a minor in coaching. This fall Faanes will start graduate school at UW-Eau Claire to earn his Master of Education in Professional Development degree.
In his four years at WSU, Faanes was an assistant football coach at Winona Senior High School where he worked with the quarterbacks. Between 2011-2013 he was also an assistant baseball and girls basketball coach at Onalaska High School in Onalaska, WI.
For two seasons in 2010 and 2011 he was a quarterback assistant coach for the semi-pro team, the Menomonie Thunderhawks.
Last Updated 4/24/2015