Nania has joins the Griffins after a year at Norwin High School. Prior to Norwin, Nania served as an assistant coach at his high school alma mater, Hempfield Area. During his time at both Norwin and Hempfield he served under Pennsylvania Hall of Fame inductee Vince DeAugustine and has helped coach multiple state place winners.
Nania is a 2017 Graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education and currently teaches while working toward a Master's Degree in Education Administration.
While competing at Wheeling Jesuit, Nania was a three time captain for the Cardinals and compiled 98 career victories and over 60 by fall. He was a two time NCAA National Qualifier and currently holds the school's records for wins, pins, and tech falls. Also while at Wheeling Jesuit he met his wife Brooke and they now reside in West Leechburg, PA.