|Full name||Nathan J. Northup|
|Place of birth||Torrance, California, United States|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|2000–2003||California State University Monterey Bay|
|2005||Salinas Valley Samba|
|2006||Boulder Rapids Reserve||12||(1)|
|2009–2011||Cal State Monterey Bay (assistant)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Northup attended California State University Monterey Bay, playing on the men’s soccer team from 2000 to 2003. He graduated cum laude in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in teledramatic arts and technology.
During his collegiate career, Northup also played as an amateur with the Salinas Valley Samba of the fourth division National Premier Soccer League. Following his graduation from college in 2004, he moved to Europe where he had trials with Tres Cantos Pegaso and Hammarby IF. In 2006, he returned to the U.S. and signed with the Boulder Rapids Reserve of the PDL. A year later, he moved to the Wilmington Hammerheads of the USL Second Division. The Hammerheads released him in 2008.
Northup was an assistant coach with the California State University, Monterey Bay men's and women's soccer teams.