The Gustavus track and field team welcomes back Fred Berg to the staff for the 2014 season. Berg, a native of Brooklyn Center, Minn., has served as the pole vault coach on the Gustavus track and field staff since November of 2001.
After graduating from Brooklyn Center High School in 1985, Berg attended Minnesota State University, Mankato, where he received his bachelors degree in Biology teaching in 1990. Berg served as the Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial High School assistant track and field coach (1989-91) before taking on the assistant track coach position at Mankato East High School in 1994.
Berg earned a masters degree in education technology from MSU, Mankato in 2001, the same year he joined the Gustavus track and field staff. He is currently a science teacher at Mankato East High School, a position he has held since 1994. Fred lives in Mankato with his wife, Sarah, and son, Alex.