The 2016-17 season marks Nate's eighth season in the IceHogs Communications Department. Nate originally joined the team as an intern for the 2009-10 campaign before being hired on as a Communications Coordinator the following season. Nate was promoted to Communications Manager in July of 2015 and now oversees all the team's communications and community relations efforts.
The Walworth, Wisconsin native graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations.
Favorite IceHogs Memory: I have to go with the infamous Pink in the Rink game in 2013. That was absolutely crazy! Michael Leighton's record setting night on March 5, 2016 is also at the top of the list.
Favorite Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, Dallas Cowboys, Milwaukee Brewers
Favorite College Team: Wisconsin Badgers
Favorite Movie(s): Cool Runnings, Rounders, Happy Gilmore
Favorite Music Artist(s): Dierks Bentley, Kenny Chesney, Dave Matthews Band, Mumford & Sons, Nelly
Favorite Vacation(s): Cancun or Australia
Favorite Food: Definitely pizza – anytime, anywhere.
Favorite Quote: "The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender." -Vince Lombardi
Hobbies: In my free time, I like to stay active and play in a few rec leagues (baseball and sand volleyball). I also enjoy attending concerts and sporting events.