Brett Nansel

NBA Experience 8th season
Born June 10, 1977 (Miles City, Mont.)
Reside Bozeman, Mont.
High School Custer County District (Miles City, Mont.)
College North Dakota State '01

Brett Nansel (nan-SULL) has officiated 314 regular-season games in seven seasons as an NBA staff official. 

Nansel considers his most memorable NBA assignment to be a game between the Golden State Warriors and the Indiana Pacers on Dec. 5, 2016, when the Warriors’ Klay Thompson scored 60 points in 29 minutes. 

Nansel officiated eight years in the NBA G League. In addition to his professional basketball experience, Nansel refereed NCAA Division I basketball for eight years, including five NCAA Tournament appearances (2012-16).

The Montana native has worked as a wildland firefighter (1997-01) and a high school history teacher (2002-14).

Nansel enjoys hunting, fly fishing and spending time on a family farm and cattle ranch with his wife and three children.

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Anything on Outdoor Channels
Favorite Movie Top Gun
Favorite Musician Alan Jackson
Favorite Book Wooden
Favorite Meal Barbecue Ribeye Steak
Favorite App NFHS Network
Would Most Like To Visit Australia
Bucket List Catch a grander (1,000-pound marlin)
Hidden Talent Tenor Saxophone