Nat Page is in his 18th year as an assistant coach for the Georgia Tech track and field program. Page is responsible for coaching field events, including high jump, long jump and triple jump, as well as the men’s and women’s sprint hurdle events.
Since joining the Tech staff in 1996, Page has mentored Tech student-athletes to 40 ACC titles, 41 All-America performances and four national titles. Page was named the NCAA South Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year in 2008, and the Mondo Women’s Jumps/Multi Events Coach of the Year in 2004. In addition to his work at Tech, Page founded Nat’s Athletic Training and Career Experiences in September 1993. He has coached nine World Championship team members and five Olympians, including GTC members Chaunte Lowe, Terrence Trammell, Angelo Taylor, Alphonso Jordan, Justin Gaymon, Keith Moffat, and Kristi Castlin.
A native of Evanston, Ill., Page was a NCAA Champion high jumper at the University of Missouri in 1979. He was ranked in the top 10 in the world from 1979-81 and earned a spot on the United States’ 1980 Olympic team after finishing second at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Additionally, Page also competed at a world-class level in the both the high and intermediate hurdles from 1984-92. From 1990-92, he was ranked in the top 10 in the world in the 400 intermediate hurdles. A member of the United States’ 1992 World Cup team, Page was a finalist at the U.S. Track and Field Championships every year from 1985-91. He was inducted into the University of Missouri Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999, where he was a five-time All-American and a four-time Big 8 high jump champion. He was named outdoor MVP of the Big 8 Championship in 1978.