Alma, Mich. - Nate Jensen, who has served as the defensive coordinator for the Alma College football program for the past four seasons, has been named the head football coach at Manchester University in North Manchester, Ind., it was announced today (Friday, Jan. 15). Jensen served on the Manchester football staff from 2004-08.
As defensive coordinator at Alma College, Jensen helped build the Scots into one of the top defenses in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association. This past season, the Scots' defenseive unit had two players receive All-MIAA First Team honors, including senior Terry Calagon, who was named the league's defensive most valuable player.
"We appreciate Nate's efforts for the last four years of helping to turn the Alma College football program around, said head coach Greg Pscodna. "We know he will do the same as the head coach at Manchester University. We wish him, his wife, Missy, and his son, Matthew, much success as they start this chapter of their lives."
"I would like to thank all the coaches, student-athletes, parents, and staff at Alma College for all the support the last four years," Jensen said.
Alma College will visit Manchester University during week 2 of the 2016 football season, as the Scots will take on the Spartans on Saturday, Sept. 10.
A search to replace Jensen is underway.