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Jon Nachtigal
Assistant Coach

Purdue Fort Wayne softball announced the hiring of Dr. Jon Nachtigal in September of 2019.

Nachtigal comes to the Summit City after spending a year as an assistant coach at Division III Simpson college, where he totaled a 21-19 record. Prior to his time with the Storm, Nachtigal spent three seasons at DIII Claremont-Mudd-Scripps from 2015-17. He helped lead the Athenas to an 86-44-1 record over three seasons.

Nachtigal received his doctorate degree in sport administration from New Mexico. His dissertation focused on the dominance of one side of the brain in certain activities in college softball in "Power Five" conferences. Before receiving his doctorate degree, he earned a master's degree in business administration from Colorado Technical in Sioux Falls and a Bachelor of Arts in English at Nebraska in Lincoln.