Nate Doss

How I Started…
– First saw Disc Golf on Local Public Access Show in Santa Cruz
– First Played at Delaveaga Disc Golf Course with Dad in 1992
– Given my first disc by Marty Hapner (Pink Roc)
– Taken to the 1998 Am Worlds in Appleton, WI by ‘Steady” Ed Headrick (finished 7th in Juniors <16)
– Won the 1999 Junior World Championship in Kansas City

My High School Years…
– Voted “Class Clown”
– Played 4 year of Basketball for the Knights of Soquel
– Was Co-Team Captain for the team my Senior year
– We had an undefeated regular season in my Senior year
– 2002-2003 Played for the Soquel Disc Golf Team
– Graduated from Soquel HS in 2003
– Returned to coach Soquel basketball team from 2004-2009

The 40hr/week world…
– Attended 2 years at Cabrillo College in Santa Cruz
– Studied Computer Technology
– Worked 5 years as a computer technician (2005-2010)
– While working full-time, I won 2 World Championships (05′, 07′) and a USDGC Title (08’)
– Retired in January 2010 to become full-time Disc Golfer

My True Passion…
– Turned pro in 2000 at age 15
– Played my first USDGC in 2001 (finished T-50, with Juliana Korver)
– Became member of Team Discraft in 2002
– First went on Tour in 2003 with Steve and Bamba Rico
– Competed in 9 countries (Japan, Finland, Sweden, Holland, Canada, England, Australia, Taiwan, and USA)
– Won first Pro World Championship in 2005
– Was the first Discraft sponsored player to win USDGC in 2008
– 31 Career PDGA Victories in the Open Division
– Officially became a Full Time Touring Professional in 2010
– Won the 2011 World Championships in my hometown of Santa Cruz
– Became only the second player in history to have 3 World Championship titles in Open Men