Role at Sockers FC Chicago:

  • Staff coach U8-U19
  • U15 – U19 Naperville Head Coach

Coaching Education/Experience:

  • USSF A License
  • USSF Coaching Education Staff
  • USSF/USYSA National Youth License
  • United Soccer Coaches Director of Coaching Certificate
  • La Liga Formation Methodology Level 3
  • La Liga Formation Methodology Level 2
  • La Liga Formation Methodology Level 1
  • MBP Scouting and Game Analysis Specialist
  • Ajax Amsterdam International Coaching Symposium Certificate
  • Sockers FC Chicago Staff (2016- present)
  • Downers Grove South High School Staff (2005-2021)
  • Ajax FC Chicago Director of Coaching- HS Boys (2005-2016)
  • Illinois ODP Staff (2009-2016)
  • Director of Coaching—Premier Goalkeeping Academy
  • Assistant Coach —Northern Illinois University Men’s Soccer (2003)

Playing Experience:

  • Goalkeeper—Northern Illinois University (2000-2003)

He and his wife Tiffany (former player at NIU and coach at Geneva High School) live in Bolingbrook with their three young daughters. Nate is a Physical Education and leadership teacher at Downers Grove South High School. He is a huge Arsenal supporter and counts his favorite memory as meeting his soccer idol, Dennis Bergkamp, when he visited Ajax Amsterdam.