Nate Griffin has served on the Golden Gopher Football staff since shortly after head coach Jerry Kill's arrival. He serves as Minnesota's offensive quality control assistant.
Griffin comes to Minnesota from Truman State University in Kirksville, Mo., where he served as the defensive line coach for one season. Griffin worked with Gopher head coach Jerry Kill at Northern Illinois as a graduate assistant in 2008 and 2009, where he worked with the running backs and fullbacks.
Griffin was on staff at Northern Colorado from 2006-07, assisting the recruiting coordinator and overseeing the video operations. As a student-athlete, Griffin played at the University of Idaho from 2000-2003.
Griffin was a student-assistant strength coach for the Vandals in 2004, then worked for one year at Poudre High School in Fort Collins, Colo. as the linebackers coach in 2005.
Griffin holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Idaho and a Master's degree from the University of Northern Colorado.
Griffin and his wife Amy have a daughter, Maya.
THE GRIFFIN FILE
2011: Minnesota - Offensive Quality Control
2010: Truman State - Defensive Line
2008-09: Northern Illinois - Graduate Assistant
2006-07: Northern Colorado - Recruiting/Video
2005: Poudre High School - Linebackers
2004: University of Idaho - Student Assistant Strength and Conditioning
University of Idaho - 2000-03