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Nate Postma MA, ATC, LAT, CES


Associate Director of Athletic Training

Office:  Cyclone Athletic Health Care Center - Bergstrom Football Complex


Tel: (515) 294-2021

Sport: Head Football Athletic Trainer

Professional info


Nate began working at Iowa State in 2007 as an assistant athletic trainer for football and was appointed to the position of associate director of athletic training in the spring of 2018.  Nate was promoted to Head Athletic Trainer for Football in January of 2020. 

Nate came to Iowa state from the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY.  Nate also began teaching in the Athletic Training Program in 2011 and continues to instruct our first year students in A Tr 240 - Introduction to Taping and Bracing.

Courses Taught


A TR 240 - Introduction to Taping and Bracing


Work experience


Iowa State University - Associate Director of Athletic Training


Iowa State University - Assistant Director of Athletic Training



United States Military Academy - Assistant Athletic Trainer for football and baseball



East Carolina University - Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer





Iowa State University, Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science with Emphasis in Athletic Training



East Carolina University, Master of Arts in Exercise and Sports Science with Emphasis in Sports Management


Professional Affiliations and Volunteer Service


  • Board of Certification - Certified Athletic Trainer 2003 - Present

  • NATA Member 2000 - Present

  • American Red Cross CPR/AED Professional Rescuer Certified 2005 - Present

  • National Academy of Sports Medicine - Corrective Exercise Specialist, Certified 2007

Family & Other Activities


Married to Kelly Postma (Stevenson), Daughter Mady and son Carter.


Hobbies include riding his bicycle, fishing, woodworking, and spending time with family.

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