Nick is a practicing pharmacist, holding a doctorate from VCU. He also holds a precision nutrition certification in exercise nutrition, a Crossfit Level 1 certificate, Sankyu rank in judo, Snake Pit USA team member, and is an Erik Paulson Combat Submission Wrestling affiliate. He has an extensive background in combat sports competition; in which he has been a former Va judo heavyweight state champion and Tn State MMA Middleweight champion. He is a coach for both amateur and professional fighters at Team FAST. As well, he personally trains others in strength, conditioning, and nutrition.