Coach Nat

portrait by local speedskater Simonida Uth (2004)

Skating Bio

U.S. Olympic Team (1992, 1994, 1998* - *Team Captain)

U.S. Record Holder (1991, 1998)

U.S. All-Around Champion (1991)

U.S. World Team (1989, 1991, 1998)

U.S. National Team (1989-1998)

U.S. Jr. National Team (1987-1989)

U.S. Age-group Champion (1982, 1984, 1986)

Head Coach, DC-ICE (2002-2020)

Oval Coach, Calgary, Canada (1996-1997)

Head Coach, Evanston Speedskating Club (1994-1996)

Northbrook (Illinois) Speedskating Club (1980-1986)

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 future Olympian Maame Biney to the sport.

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

Almost two decades later, Coach Nat continues to teach the joy of skating and the philosophy of Olympism to hundreds of youth every year.