Nathan Rien

Nathan Rien



  • Professor of Health & Human Performance: 2003- Present

  • Instructor of Sport Psychology and History


B.A. --University of California, Davis in Political Science and History. Minor in Dramatic Arts

M.Ed -- National University (January 2001).  

Masters of Education and Curriculum

M.S.S --United States Sports Academy (July 2004).
Masters of Sports Science- Emphasis: Sports Studies
* 2004 Masters Student of the Year

J.D.-- Northwestern California University School of Law (May 2015)

Admitted to the State Bar of California (January 2018)

Licensed Realtor- CA Dept. Real Estate (February 2018)


English/World & U.S. History Teacher:

Oakdale High School 1999-2005

Head Men's Varsity Basketball Coach:
Oakdale High School 1999-2003

Asst. Men's Basketball Coach:
California State University, Stanislaus 2002-2003

Head Men's Basketball Coach:
Columbia College 2003-2013 

Associate Athletic Director:

Columbia College 2006-2013

Athletic Director:

Columbia College 2013-2020 & 2022-2023

Accreditation Co-Chair

Columbia College 2015-2018

Academic Senate President-Elect

Columbia College 2017-2018

Academic Senate President

Columbia College 2018-2019