|#25 Nate Polak|
Born in Lincoln, Nebraska, Polak played college soccer at Drake University in 2008 and then transferred to Hastings College between 2009 and 2011.
Polak had a much decorated career for the Broncos as he was a two-time first team all-league selection and the 2011 GPAC Offensive Player-of-the-Year. He went on to be selected as a First Team NAIA All-American in 2011. Twice in 2011 he was named NAIA National Player-of-the-Week.
In is junior year Hastings won the NAIA National Championship, while as a senior they were the NAIA National Runner-Up. He was named to the NAIA All-Tournament Team in both seasons (2010 and 2011).
On January 17, 2012 Polak was selected in the fourth round of the 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft by New York Red Bulls but wasn’t signed by the club.
Polak signed his first professional contract with NASL club Minnesota United FC in August of 2012.