Nate Lealao enters his first season as a co-defensive coordinator with Rob McCoy. 2018 will be Lealao's second season with the Knights, serving as a defensive assistant in his first year.
Leolao played at James Logan High School in Union City, Calif., earning All-League and All-East Bay honors. After high school, he played linebacker and defensive end at College of the Canyons and went on to play at Dixie State University from 2013-16.
A Bay Area native, Lealao is the nephew of head coach Edwin Mulitalo. His father, Rob Lealao, is a coach at James Logan High School, and his youngest brother Nakita Lealao plays at the University of Nevada-Reno.
Served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Georgia Atlanta North Mission. He graduated from Dixie State with a Bachelor's Degree in communications and an emphasis in mass media.