Stephen John Nash was born on February 7, , to British and Welsh parents in Johannesburg, South Africa, he returned as a CBS correspondent to the World Cup into an athletic family: his father, John, played semi-professional soccer and his mother, Jean, netball. After two years in South Africa, the Nash family immigrated to Canada to avoid raising their children amidst apartheid. In , Steve moved to Santa Clara University on the only basketball scholarship offered him. In the fall of , he welcomed a son, Matteo Nash. In September , Steve married Lilla Frederick, with whom he welcomed son Luca to the family in and daughter Ruby in He can typically be found creating content for television and film with his production company, Control Media , and is also an engaged investor, including ownership stakes in the Vancouver Whitecaps and Real Mallorca Football Clubs. Dedicated to assisting underserved children in their health, personal development, education and enjoyment of life, the Steve Nash Foundation provides critical needs health and education resources with a focus on local and national strategic initiatives, including new platforms addressing early childhood neurodevelopment, and health-focused athlete development for children and adolescents.
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In , Steve retired after 19 seasons, leaving the League as third all-time assists leader behind only John Stockton and Jason Kidd , having led the NBA in assists for five seasons and been the oldest player ever to do so — he is one of two NBA players to ever average more than 10 assists per game at age Oh, and that shot went in. Get the limited-edition t-shirt! Assists matter. Join Steve in growing health in kids. Play soccer with Steve at the Charity Shield! Growing health in kids. The Steve Nash Foundation is a US c 3 operating foundation EIN and registered Canadian charity BN RR dedicated to assisting underserved children in their health, personal development, education and enjoyment of life.