After spending one season as assistant coach, Nate Gilchrist took over as head coach of the Charger men's golf program prior to the 2015-16 season. The forthcoming 2016-17 campaign will be Gilchrist's third overall with the team and second as head coach.
He is a native of Coldwater Michigan where he attended Coldwater High School. In 1996, Nate led Coldwater to the MHSAA Division 3 Golf Team Championship while winning medalist honors. Upon graduation he attended Western Kentucky University where he completed a degree in communications and journalism in 2001. He was a three time team captain, a two time All-Sunbelt Conference Team selection and was selected to the Sunbelt Conference 25th Anniversary Team.
As a professional, Nate is a multiple winner on various mini-tours, and has twice finished in the top 5 at the Michigan Open.