Get To Know Our Returning Players: Nate Goff

by Tessa Martyn

Nate Goff is a 5-year AUDL veteran who started with the Charlotte Express in 2015. Goff joined the Chicago Union, formerly known as the Chicago Wildfire in 2018. In 2019, he won the Men’s Club Defensive Player of the Year for Chicago Machine.

This will be Goff’s fourth season playing and his first year captaining with the Chicago Union. He finished the 2021 regular season with 12 goals, 10 assists, 14 blocks, and a 97.62 completion percentage. 

Recently, Goff graduated from Northwestern’s physical therapy program in 2020 and is currently a practicing physical therapist. 

Learn more about Nate: 

Where are you from?

Falls Church, Virginia 

How old are you? 

27 years old 

When is your birthday? 

July 18, 1994

What is your occupation? 

Physical Therapist

What is your favorite color? 

Royal blue 

What is your favorite food? 

My favorite food is dumplings 

What is your movie? 

I can’t pick just one

What is your favorite hobby/what do you like to do outside of Ultimate Frisbee? 

Playing guitar, eating out, going to bars. 

What is your favorite music genre?

Alternative

What is your favorite quote? 

“Don’t practice till you get it right, practice till you can’t get it wrong.” - Dave Woods 

What is your hidden talent? 

Cooking

What is your biggest fear? 

Snakes

How is it being Ross’s roommate? 

Delightful, Ross is my best friend and a great roomie 

What is one interesting fact about you? 

I’m a black belt in Tae Kwon Do 

 

Nate Goff signed a 3-year contract with the Chicago Union prior to the start of the 2021 season. He is contracted to play with the Union through the end of the 2023 season.