Instructor Bios

Nathan Moore, lead Instructor

Born in Albequerque, New Mexico, Nathan Moore was the original lead instructor, and a key developer of the curriculum at L.A. Stunts Training Center. He is an elite level gymnast and a parkour artist, with an extensive coaching background. He has worked as a stunt man on projects like “Hometeam”, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”, “Mazerunner”, and “American Horror Story”. He graduated from film school at the University of New Mexico. In addition to stunts, he also works in the camera department.

Jeffrey Mayfield, lead instructor

Jeffrey has been working as a stunt performer since 2014. He grew up in California, and got his start as a competitive fencer before working in live stunt shows at Knott’s Berry Farm, Universal Studios and Busch Gardens. He made his transition to film and television work in 2016. He has developed specialties in high falls, air ram, fire burns, and bladed combat. He has been with L.A. Stunts since moving to Atlanta in 2018 and has worked on projects such as “American Soul”, “Legacies”, “The Righteous Gemstones”, “Raising Dion”, and “Scream 5”.  

sarah ekstrand, instructor/Operations Manager

Sarah grew up in Illinois, and has her B.A. in Dance from Columbia College Chicago. She is a published model, and was a finalist in the modeling reality show “Local Ambition”. She originally attended L.A. Stunts as a student, and stayed on as an instructor after graduating. She has been teaching kickboxing for over 5 years and has an extensive background in arts management. She has developed dance and theatre after school programs at various Chicago Public schools, children’s year round and summer programs at Columbia College Chicago, and helped manage and event plan for a breaking company in Chicago.

Freddie oehler, instructor

Freddie was born and raised in Smyrna, Deleware. He comes from a motocross background. His specialties are riding dirt bikes, driving, and high falls. He was encouraged by his grandfather to get into stunts, and joined L.A. Stunts as a student at the ripe age of 16. He has continued to be a part of the L.A. Stunts family for the last 8 years, and considers it a blessing to be able to pass on the knowledge he has acquired. His favorite film to work on at this point in his career was “Faceless”.