Attended High School at Willow Glen in San Jose, CA where he played all 4 years on Varsity. Nate was on the first team to win CCS in 2013, the first time in 46 years. After finishing in the Top 5 for caught stealing % in California for the 2014 season, to go along with a high school career batting average of .306 and 2x First team all league awards, Nate started his college baseball career at Fresno State University. A Division 1 program in the Mountain West Conference. After injury, returned to Mission Community College in Santa Clara, CA to hit .352 with 14 RBI and 20 runs scored. After Mission college, Nate transferred to Chico State to finish up his playing Career. In 2019-2020, Nate started his Coaching Career back at Mission College to help develop hitters and Catchers.