Senior Associate Athletic Director
Nathan Gibson, Senior Associate Athletic Director, began his career at UCCS in 2006 as the Director of Finance. During that time, Gibson has overseen the departments' finance, accounting and business operations-working closely with campus administration, coaches, and student athletes.
When asked what he felt his greatest accomplishments at UCCS have been Gibson said, “Being a member of the team that helping plan, design, construct and finance the Gallogly Event Center is something I will always look back and be proud to say I was a part of. Going from the smallest gym in the NCAA to Gallogly was the biggest sign in my career of how our athletic department is emerging in the RMAC and Division II.”
An instructor in the College of Business, Sport Management program, Gibson has been instrumental in developing and overseeing internships for UCCS students pursuing careers in college athletics, as well as teaching courses in Sport Administration and Economics/Finance.
Gibson was as student-athlete himself participating in college athletics in the RMAC and Division II. A football player, Gibson was a member of the 2002-2003 Chadron State College RMAC Championship team before transferring to Azusa Pacific University to complete his undergraduate degree. Gibson then completed his Master’s Degree in Sport Administration from the University of Northern Colorado.
Prior to college, Gibson attended Rampart High School in Colorado Springs where he played basketball, football, and ran track. A Two-Time All-Colorado Quarterback, Gibson played for legendary high school football coach, Mike Sirko. During his time at Rampart, the football program won Four Colorado Springs Metro League Titles, Two State Final Four appearances and a State Championship.
Gibson, a Colorado Springs native, is married to Rachel Gibson and they have a beautiful baby girl, Katelyn Joy. Gibson is also related to UCCS standout men’s soccer player, Matthew Friesen, who is Rachel’s younger brother.