Nathan Brown joined the Hope College coaching staff an assistant swimming coach for the 2017-18 season.
Brown, a 2014 Messiah College graduate, is a certified Level 1 USA Swimming coach.
Brown swam for more than 10 years, including four seasons at Messiah, an NCAA Division III school in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and one summer with Liberty University Aquatics. He was a captain for Messiah from 2014-15.
Brown came to Hope College after spending one year as the lead development coach for the Stafford Aquatics Team in Stafford, Virginia.
Brown earned MAC Commonwealth First Team honors in the 800 freestyle relay in 2014 as a junior. He also claimed MAC Second Team honors in 21 events during his Messiah career.
Brown is a four-time recordholder at Messiah.