While playing collegiate football and studying Clinical Exercise Science at Jacksonville State University, Nate fell in love with the challenge and community of CrossFit. He started coaching in 2018 and has been using fitness to build relationships and empower people to change their lives ever since. After graduating, Nate spent time in Central and South America serving with a missions organization and has recently moved to Nashville with his fiancé Leah. He joined the Breakthrough team in January of 2023. Nate is passionate about using fitness to build strong relationships and create holistically healthy lives. Outside of the gym, he enjoys a great conversation over coffee, a thought provoking book, and time exploring the outdoors!