Verified Athletics | Centralized College Football Recruiting Database

Our Team

Experienced. Committed.


Our Founders


Nathan slutzky, co-founder & ceo

Prior to co-founding Verified Athletics, Nate spent 10 years as a college football coach from the Division 1 to the Division 3 level. Nate has coached and recruited athletes at Rutgers University, the University of Colorado, Fordham University, and Albright College. Additionally, Nate has experience as a data analyst for the world’s largest global macro hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates.

Nate holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado with a minor in Economics.


damir makic, co-founder & coo

Prior to co-founding Verified Athletics, Damir spent over 8 years in middle market investment banking.  Most recently, Damir was a Vice President with Meridian Advisors, a boutique technology-focused investment bank. Prior to Meridian, Damir was part of the Technology group at Cascadia Capital, a globally focused middle market investment bank. Damir brings with him years of corporate financial data analysis and finance expertise including M&A and equity private placements. 

Damir holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado with a dual emphasis on Finance and Accounting.