assistant coach Nate Franks '07 has accepted a fulltime position with U.S.
Field Hockey as a program analyst. In his new role he will work with both the
men's and women's national teams. Franks has worked with U.S. Field Hockey
since the 2012 London Summer Olympics.
is no coincidence that Nate was on staff during the most successful season in Princeton
field hockey's history," said head coach Kristen Holmes-Winn. "He is a talented
coach, analyst and most importantly an exceptional person. We will all miss him
dearly, but are excited about his new opportunity with USA Field Hockey. They
are very lucky to have him!"
his first year back at Princeton in 2012, Franks helped guide the program to
its first NCAA Division I National Championship. Princeton went 21-1, 7-0 Ivy
and defeated 11 nationally ranked opponents.
began working with the field hockey program as a student assistant, before
graduating and joining the coaching ranks. He has worked at American and
Bucknell, along with coaching internationally in Ireland with a club team.