Brenden Huber, a native of Huron, South Dakota and a 2005 graduate of the University of South Dakota, has been hired to be the new full-time assistant coach for the cross country and track and field programs at Gustavus Adolphus College. Huber, who has been a part-time assistant for the past three years, will begin his duties in the middle of August.
Huber, who will work directly under new cross country and track and field coach Dale Bahr, is excited about devoting his full attention to coaching at Gustavus. He stated, “I have really enjoyed being a part of the Gustavus athletic program for the past three years and now I will be able to be fully engaged in all aspects of the cross country and track and field programs.”
The Huron, S.D. native earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of South Dakota in 2005 where he was a cross country and distance runner for the Coyotes. While at USD, Huber was a member of the 2004 cross country squad that finished 11th at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships. He also served as the president of the USD Student-Athlete Advisory Council and was an Academic All-America honoree in 2005.
Currently, Huber, who lives in St. Peter, is pursuing a master’s degree in sport psychology from Minnesota State University, Mankato.