Coach Bean is in his third season as an assistant for the Sterling College Men's Basketball Program. He joins SC after serving as the assistant basketball coach at Ecclesia College in Springdale, Arkansas.
Prior to Ecclesia, he spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Central Baptist College in Conway, Arkansas. While at Central Baptist, he was part of the recent rebuilding process that saw the win totals increase from five wins in the first season to fourteen wins in the last season. In addition to the improvements on the court, team academics improved greatly during his time at Central Baptist.
Before working as an assistant at Central Baptist College, Coach Bean spent two years at Southeast Missouri State University working under head coach Dickey Nutt. During his first year at SEMO, he served as the Assistant to the Director of Operations and also served as Video Coordinator. In the second year, Nathan was promoted to the position of Director of Basketball Operations. He also served as Summer Basketball Camp Coordinator in 2013.
Coach Bean has a Bachelors Degree from Central Baptist College and Southeast Missouri State University and completed his Masters in Athletic Administration from Concordia University at Irvine in California.
Coach has been married to his wife Jessica for 7 years and has two daughters, Tinuviel (6) and Adelvee (3).