Nick was born and raised in California where he started his swimming career at North Bay Aquatics. Nick later swam for his high school Terra Linda where he was an All American in the 100 free and 200 free as a junior. He was also the North Coast Section champion in the 100 freestyle, and helped his team set the section record in the 200 freestyle relay (courtesy of goduke.com). Nick has continued his career at Duke where he trains sprint freestyle.
In California, Nick is a part of the North Bay Aquatics where he swims under Ken DeMont and Don Swartz. At North Bay Aquatics he is the team record holder in the 100 and 200 freestyle (courtesy of goduke.com). He was also a part of the 200 free relay that won the Long Course NCSA Junior National title, along with being a part of the runner up 400 free relay at the same meet.
Nick is currently unsure of what he will be majoring in at Duke.