Nathan grew up in the small town of Chatsworth, Iowa, six miles between the towns of Akron and Hawarden. During his high school years at West Sioux in Hawarden, Nathan wanted to be an English teacher in his early high school years. But Nathan's love for sports changed his mind to pursue a career in the radio industry. Nathan attended the University of South Dakota in 2010 and while at USD, he worked for the college student radio station, KAOR 91.1 Coyote Radio, for four years. Nathan worked in executive staff positions that included the Station Manager, Sports Director, and Productions Director of Coyote Radio. After graduating from USD in 2014, Nathan was hired by KILR Radio as an Account Executive/Sports Play By Play Announcer. Nathan's parents are Cliff and Irene Puhl and he has three siblings, Lisa, Tyler and Derek. Nathan is also an uncle to Grace, his sister’s child. Nathan is a die-hard Packers fan and enjoys watching and broadcasting sports games.