Nathan Heddleston

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Senior Manager

Akron, Ohio

Nathan Heddleston

Nathan Heddleston's Bio

Nathan Heddleston is a Senior Manager at SP+ (SP Plus), where he has worked since 2017. He oversees transportation, parking, and valet operations for various clients in Cleveland, Ohio, including University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve University, and Courtyard by Marriott. Nathan started at SP+ as a Facilities Manager before being promoted to Senior Manager in 2019.

Before joining SP+, Nathan had a notable career as a track and field coach at the University of Mount Union. There, he led his teams to multiple NCAA National Championships. He was recognized multiple times as the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Coach of the Year.

Nathan was born on May 10, 1979, in Parma, Ohio, and was raised in East Liverpool, Ohio. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Education from the University of Mount Union, where he was also a two-time Ohio Athletic Conference Champion. Nathan furthered his education by earning a Master of Arts from Nova Southeastern University, achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA.

In his personal life, Nathan resides in Akron, Ohio, and enjoys an active lifestyle that includes running, weightlifting, playing the piano, and golfing. His career and personal interests reflect his dedication to leadership, education, and physical fitness.

Nathan Heddleston's Career Background

SP+ (SP Plus)

Senior Manager
Cleveland, Ohio
April 2019 – Present

SP+ (SP Plus Corporation) is a leading provider of professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security, and event logistics services to property owners and managers in North America. The company specializes in managing parking facilities and providing comprehensive service and support for all facets of the parking industry.

SP+ (SP Plus)

Facilities Manager
Cleveland, Ohio
April 2019 – Present

SP+ (SP Plus Corporation) is a leading provider of professional parking, ground transportation, facility maintenance, security, and event logistics services to property owners and managers in North America. The company specializes in managing parking facilities and providing comprehensive service and support for all facets of the parking industry.

University of Mount Union

Track and Field Coach
Alliance, Ohio
2015 – 2019

The University of Mount Union is a private university in Alliance, Ohio, known for its rigorous academic programs and a strong focus on the liberal arts. Offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, Mount Union is dedicated to providing its students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in a diverse and changing world.

Nathan Heddleston's Education

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Master’s Degree
Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning (MATL)
June 2002 – August 2003

University of Mount Union

Alliance, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts
English and Education
August 1997 – May 2001

Awards & Recognition

  • Healthcare Advisory Forum

    February 2022

  • Top Manager for SP+ Manager Training

    November 2019

  • Simon Youth Foundation Teacher of Impact

    August 2017

  • Outstanding Educator, National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

    May 2016

  • United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association Great Lakes Regional Coach of the Year

    3x Recipient

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Nathan Heddleston: Inside the Business of Parking and Transportation

May 19, 2024

Nathan Heddleston highlights the complexities of the parking and transportation industry. He discusses the pivotal role of technology, the challenges faced, and the promising future of this sector, providing readers with a comprehensive understanding of how to enter and thrive in this business.

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March 10, 2017

Mount Union’s head coach Kevin Lucas and assistant coach Nathan Heddleston were honored as the Great Lakes Region Coach and Assistant Coach of the Year by the USTFCCCA, after leading their team to impressive titles and setting new records. Their efforts propelled the Purple Raiders to their fifth consecutive Ohio Athletic Conference indoor title and significant achievements at the Division III All-Ohio Championships.

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Nathan Heddleston's Media

Interviews

Nathan Heddleston, the Ideamensch Interview

May 16, 2024

Nathan Heddleston shared valuable insights into the evolving field of track and field training. Heddleston, an expert in sports coaching and management, discussed how modern technology and customized training strategies are revolutionizing athlete performance and setting new benchmarks in the sport.

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Press Releases

Interview with Nathan Heddleston: Insights on Productivity, Innovation, and Balanced Living

May 30, 2024

Nathan Heddleston, a Director and Senior Manager from Akron, Ohio, shared his multifaceted approach to blending productivity, innovation, and balanced living. Highlighting his diverse background and leadership in both athletics and corporate settings, Heddleston offers insights into how technology enhances sports training and the importance of structured daily routines to professional and personal success.

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