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Nate Borunda

Co-Founder and Director of Elite Performance

Nate Borunda

Nate is one of the co-founding partners of Sports Academy and directs the elite performance programs in the facility. Nate also directly works with Sports Academy’s actor & entertainer program to develop role transformations and facilitates on sight training. Groups such as NETFLIX and WARNER BROS have contracted Nate as an onsite trainer. Nate also oversees and Sports Academy Tennis performance program. Nate became the head performance coach for Maria Sharapova in 2019.

Nate has been a NCCA certified trainer since 2011. Nate is certified through NASM as a performance specialist (PES). Nate is also a certified under Cal Dietz RPR training system, and is a certified SFMA level 1 trainer. Nate’s college background is a primary focus in exercise science, Nate played colligate basketball at masters college where he earned a athletic scholarship after being a walk on, and is currently enrolled at Concordia university pursing his masters degree in exercise science.

Nate and his wife Hannah live in Moorpark CA with their two boys, Caden Cash & Weston Michael. Nate enjoys training and competing in Brazilian jujitsu on a regular basis, spending time with family and hiking and weightlifting are also some of his regular hobbies.