Irish runner and track coach who competed in the Olympics and placed second in the 2000 European Indoor Championships.
He placed second in the 800 meter event at the 1999 European Under-23 Championship Games.
He had a public fight with sports commentator, Jerry Kiernan, who criticized Nolan's lack of event specialization and consequent mediocre performance in the 2004 Olympic Games.
He met his wife, Afton, while he was training in South Africa in the early 2000s.
He and American distance runner, Dan Browne, both competed in the 2004 Olympic Games.