Enjoying a successful basketball coaching career, Nate Oats has risen through the ranks from a high school basketball coaching phenom to a successful college coach with a bright future in the sport. Playing college basketball for Maranatha Baptist, Oats served as the team captain and received all-conference honors. In 1997, he became a member of the team's coaching staff until 2000 when he began a position as assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin. He accepted a job at Romulus High School in Detroit as a teacher and basketball coach.
Why you should book Nate Oats for your next event
- Nate Oats has risen through the ranks of basketball from high school to Division 1 college basketball by maintaining strong values and imparting a work ethic into his team.
- In his interactive and entertaining presentation, Oats provides a roadmap to team success by incorporating proven values and personable relationship building into the team process. Listeners leave the presentation with steps to integrate into a plan of action.
- With a high winning rate, Oats proven winning strategies help organisations to transform how stakeholders interact with one another to produce team success.
In eleven years as head coach of the Romulus High School basketball team, Oats enjoyed a 222-52 winning record. For his team’s accomplishments, he’s won multiple awards and recognition in the area press. Subsequently, Oats was named assistant coach at the University of Buffalo. At the NCAA Division 1 level, Oats faced fierce competition. By 2015, he’d accepted the head coaching position at Buffalo. In his initial season, Buffalo took third place in the conference. Buffalo renewed Oats’ contract for five years. The team began the third season with eight wins in a row. It was the best start in the history of the team.
His team philosophy includes selfless love, continuous growth, and maximum effort. In 2019, he led the Buffalo team to a winning 28-3 record. In 2019, Oats accepted a position as the head coach for the Alabama Crimson Tide. After two successful seasons, the school renewed his contract for three years until the 2027 basketball season. With a 3.2 million annual compensation, Oats career has come a long way from his days as a high school basketball coach. Sharing his philosophies for success and teamwork during his keynote addresses, Oats shares the values and strategies that have helped him, and his teams, obtain consistent victories.
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