Atsu Nyamadi was announced as the track and field assistant coach in July 2019. Nyamadi will be enterning his fourth season as assistant coach.
Nyamadi helped Cumberland track and field to their most successful season in 2022. He helped coach two NAIA All-Americans -- Praise Idamadudu (400m) and Sibanda Dumoluhle (triple jump). The women and men each posted their highest-finish ever in the NAIA Championships at 10th and 13th, respectively.
Prior to joining the CU staff, Nyamadi spent 2017-18 at Florida A&M University as the Multis, Jumps and Throwing coach.
A native of Accra, Ghana, Nyamadi competed at Middle Tennessee State University. While at MTSU, Nyamadi garnered All-Academic C-USA status in the 2015-2016 season. He took home first place in the heptathlon and finished in third and seventh place in the long jump and triple jump at the Conference USA Indoor Championship. During the Outdoor Championship he placed first in the decathlon, eighth in the triple jump and sixth in the javelin throw.
Nyamadi also holds the Ghana National Record for the decathlon and earned both Silver and Bronze medals at the African Games from 2014-2016.
He graduated with a degree in Liberal Science and Tourism Studies from Middle Tennessee State University.