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    Nathan Schneider
    Nathan Schneider

    Running Backs/Dir. of Operations

    Second Season

    Alma Mater:
    LSU, 2007


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    Entering his fourth season with Stephen F. Austin, Nathan Schneider begins his second season as an assistant on the SFA coaching staff. Schneider currently serves as the recruiting coordinator and inside receivers coach, along with his responsibilities as the the director of football operations. Schneider moves to receivers after spending one season working with the Lumberjacks running backs.
    In his first season with the SFA backs, Schneider produced one of the league's most intimidating players in sophomore Gus Johnson. The Gilmer, Texas, native became the workhorse of the offense carrying the ball 154 times for 969 yards, and 14 touchdowns. Johnson finished the season ranked in the conference averaging nearly 100 yards rushing per game, and garnered first-team All-Southland Conference honors.
    In the three previous seasons, Schneider worked directly with the football team overseeing the day-to-day operations of the football office including game day operations, managing video staff and coordinating recruiting efforts.

    Schneider began his career with SFA in 2010 as the football team's academic coordinator working with coaches to promote an educational atmosphere that encouraged academic achievement which the monitoring of academic progress to maintain eligibility in accordance with NCAA and University rules. During this time, 22 student-athletes were named to the AD Honor Roll and three received Academic All-Southland Conference honors, including one Academic All-American.

    During the 2010 and 2011 seasons, Schneider also served as color analyst for the Lumberjack football broadcasts aired on Q107.
    After graduating from LSU, Schneider completed an internship with the LSU Academic Center for Student Athletes. The internship involved working with the football team by managing and monitoring class checks, supervising study hall, assisting with academic issues, tracking academic progress toward degrees and assisting with the on-campus/game day recruiting process.
    Prior to his time at LSU, Schneider spent four seasons at University High School as an assistant football and baseball coach. During his final season at UHS, he also worked as an administrative assistant in the Louisiana State Senate.

    Schneider received his bachelor's degree from LSU in May 2007. He graduated with a Masters of Kinesiology from LSU in May 2009, and is currently working toward a master's in public administration.