Nate Lie (pronounced LEE) enters his second season with the University of Cincinnati's women's soccer program and first as the associate head women's coach.
Lie joined the program in January 2013 as assistant coach/recruiting coordinator. In his first season with UC, he aided the Bearcats in posting an 8-11-1 overall record and 4-4-1 in league play. It marked only the fourth time in the last 10 seasons that UC accumulated eight of more wins and only the second time in 10 years that they had four or more conference wins.Cincinnati, who was picked to finish ninth in the AAC, surprised the league by finishing sixth, despite being tied for third entering their final conference match.
Prior to UC, he spent four seasons as an assistant coach for his alma mater, Miami University. During his four year stint in Oxford, the RedHawks compiled an overall record of 54-26-5, inlcuding a 25-14-5 Mid-American Conference mark.
In 2012, Lie helped guide Miami to the MAC regular-season and tournament championships; as well a trip to the second round of the NCAA Championship after the RedHawks went 20-3-1 record (10-0-1 MAC).
In his first year on the sidelines, Lie helped lead Miami to the Mid-American Conference tournament championship game.
As a student-athlete at Miami from 1996-2000, Lie was a two-time Academic All-MAC selection for the men's soccer program, earning First-Team Academic All-MAC honors in 1998, in addition to Academic All-Ohio accolades that same season. In 1997, Lie earned Second-Team All-MAC honors.
Lie graduated from Miami in 2000 with bachelor's degrees in economics and finance.