Men's Track & Field Coaches

Aaron Lund

Head Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach

Aaron Lund became the Gustavus Adolphus College head men's and women's track & field coach prior to the 2019-20 academic year. Lund came to Gustavus after serving as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Whittier…   (continue reading)


Brenden Huber

Head Men's and Women's Cross Country Coach

Brenden Huber is in his sixth year as head coach of the men's and women's cross country teams in the fall of 2022 after serving 10 years as an assistant for both the cross country and track & field programs. He is also the…   (continue reading)


Tom Thorkelson ’70

Assistant Men's and Women's Track Coach

Former head track and field coach Tom Thorkelson currently serves as an assistant coach in charge of the throwing events.Thorkelson has built the Gustie men's and women's throws units into one of the strongest groups in Division…   (continue reading)


Nathan Harder

Assistant Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach

Nathan Harder joined the Gustavus track and field coaching staff in the fall of 2018 as a graduate assistant. Harder is 2014 graduate of Minnesota-Morris where he was a conference champion in the 60-meter hurdles, 110-meter hurdles…   (continue reading)


Becki Staley

Assistant Men's and Women's Track Coach

Becki Staley has been a cross country/track & field assistant since 2017 for the Gusties. Staley brings in an array of different experiences as both a coach and a runner. In the 90’s Staley was one of the most prominent…   (continue reading)


Billy Visto

Assistant Men's and Women's Track Coach

I am a graduate from the University of Minnesota, Morris with a major in Computer Science and a minor in Stats. In my time at Morris, I was a member of the track and field team all four years, and worked for Computing Services…   (continue reading)


Dean Aurich

Assistant Men's and Women's Track Coach

Dean Aurich joined the Gustavus track & field coaching staff as the pole vault coach in the fall of 2021 after serving in the same role at St. Thomas for the previous 11 seasons. In 2014 alone, he coached athletes who won…   (continue reading)


MacKenzie Gaherty

Assistant Men's and Women's Track Coach

I received my bachelors degree in exercise science from Minnesota State University, Mankato in December of 2022 with summa cum laude honors. During my time at MSU I competed on the cross country team as well as the track team…   (continue reading)