Nathan Twedt arrived at Valparaiso prior to the 2004-2005 school year as a certified athletic trainer. He was promoted to associate athletic trainer in 2007 and was named head athletic trainer in September of 2016.
With the Crusaders he is directly responsible for injury treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation for the Valpo football and swimming programs.
Twedt came to Valpo after working for three years at the Great River Health Systems Center for Rehabilitation in Burlington, Iowa. He also has experience at Florida A&M, Wake Forest, and South Dakota State.
Twedt received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa in exercise science in 1996 and his master’s degree in sports administration from South Dakota State in 1999. He is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association and the College Athletic Trainers’ Society.
Nathan and his wife, Sandy, have two daughters - Jenna, born in 2007, and Alyssa, born in 2008 - and one son - Benjamin, born in 2013.