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Coach Lionel Nau
Lionel Nau

AthleticsAssistant Track and Field Coach, SC State AthleticsStaley Hall803-516-4511

Lionel Nau

Coach Lionel Nau (prouned "No") serves as the assistant track and field coach for Women's Sprints, Relays  and Men's & Women's Jumps.


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration / Marketing - 2003 SCSU
  • MBA  - 2010 Webster University


Coach Nau has been making significant contributions as the assistant track and field coach, specializing in women's sprints, relays, and men's and women's jumps since February 2023. With a rich coaching background, Coach Nau's expertise spans several institutions, starting at Paine College in 2012, followed by positions at Queens University of Charlotte, Tusculum University, Western Kentucky University, and Stephen F. Austin State University.

Throughout Coach Nau's coaching journey, numerous achievements have been attained, exemplifying a successful career dedicated to fostering athletic excellence and growth.  Beyond coaching, Coach Nau has also made a positive impact in the field of education. With teaching experiences in both high school and at Stephen F. Austin State University's Kinesiology Department, Coach Nau has shared valuable knowledge and guidance with students, further contributing to the development of young minds.

He taught kinesiology courses at SFA and taught business courses at Garinger High School.