Coach Nat

portrait by local speedskater Simonida Uth (2004)

Skating Bio

3-time U.S. Olympic Team (1992, 1994, 1998)

Team Captain, 1998 U.S. Olympic Team

2x U.S. Record Holder (1991, 1998)

1991 U.S. All-Around Champion

1991 University Games Gold Medal (1000m)

4x U.S. World Team (1989, 1991 x 2, 1998)

6x U.S. National Team (1989-1998)

3x Nat'l Age-group Champ. (1982, 1984, 1986)

Head Coach, DC-ICE (2002-2020)

Oval Coach, Calgary Canada (1996-1997)

Head Coach, Evanston Speedskating Club (1994-1996)

Coach Nat co-founded the iconic DC-ICE Speedskating Club in the Summer of 2002 with parents living near Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Washington, DC.

Coach Nat and DC-ICE helped establish the innovative Learn To Speedskate program at FDIA, which introduced futureOlympian Maame Biney to the sport and to competition.

Coach Nat's first job was coaching the Evanston Speedskating Club outside Chicago, including future Olympic Champion Shani Davis.

Almost two decades later, he continues to teach the joy of skating and Olympic philosophy to hundreds of youth every year.