Nate Castillo is in his first season as assistant coach for the University of Iowa soccer team.

Castillo joined the program to work with the Hawkeye goalkeepers after serving as the head junior varsity and assistant varsity soccer coach at Iowa City High School.  He has also worked as an Iowa Soccer Club coach since 2007.

For a two-year stretch from 2011-13, Castillo coached collegiate soccer at Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  He also assisted at Solon High School from 2010-12, where he was a member of the staff that was tabbed as the WaMaC Conference Coaching Staff of the Year.

The North Liberty, Iowa, native graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an entrepreneurial track in May, 2012.  He has his USA Soccer National D License, is a US Soccer National D Course instructor, and a US Soccer certified referee.