Sports Commentator, MC & Event Host
Nathan Strempel is an expert when it comes to building relationships with a crowd, holding their attention and entertaining them. A professional Master of Ceremonies and event host for over a decade, he is renowned for his meticulous preparation ahead of events, his intelligent humour, and his ability to keep events on track, even under the most challenging circumstances.
Best known as a sports commentator and game day host for many of Melbourne’s major sports event, Nathan’s corporate portfolio is extensive and just as impressive. He has hosted conferences, corporate events and gala dinners for some of Australia’s most respected organisations, including Telstra, Samsung, Allianz, Diageo, Lion, The Starlight Foundation, Duke of Edinburgh and a wide range of other corporates, charities, councils and sporting organisations.
A safe pair of trusted hands for your most important event, Nathan’s versatility ensures he is perfect for a wide range of events, from MC’ing black tie corporate events to facilitating a panel discussion and hosting lighter, more dynamic events with full crowd interaction, pre-event red carpet interviews and everything in between.
Nathan is the game day host for Richmond Tigers AFL games, Melbourne City FC Soccer, Melbourne Rebels Rugby, Melbourne Renegades T20 Cricket, Melbourne United Basketball and a raft of other high profile, large-crowd spectaculars, regularly capturing the crowd’s attention at the MCG, Etihad Stadium, Rod Laver Arena, Hisense Arena and AAMI Park.
Nathan enjoys a regular media presence across a variety of radio and TV, with roles including commentating NBL Basketball for Channel 10, regular appearances on Melbourne’s sports radio station 1116SEN, being a part of Foxtel’s 2012 Olympic coverage as Samsung’s dedicated Australian reporter for the London Olympics and hosting AFL TV show ‘Playin’ the Game’ alongside AFL Hall of Famer Wayne Carey and Mick McGuane.
Nathan is an ambassador for Pingpongathon, Autism SA, CARA and Craniofacial Australia, and in 2008 was a finalist for the Pride of Australia Medal as a result of his work with youth. In 2009 he was nominated for the Young South Australian of the Year, and in 2011 was the Australian delegate to the Duke of Edinburgh International Gold Experience.