The couple is planning a July 31, 2010, wedding at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Remsen, with a reception to follow at the Le Mars Convention Center.
Hope graduated from Remsen-Union High School in 2006. She graduated from Northwestern College in 2010 with a bachelor's degree in business administration along with a coaching endorsement. During her time at Northwestern College, Hope was a member of the softball team where she played second base. Hope is currently an assistant softball coach at Spalding Catholic High School in Granville.
Nick graduated from Pella Christian High School in 2003 and from Northwestern College in 2007. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in elementary and middle school education as well as a coaching endorsement. He is employed at the Remsen-Union Community School District where he coaches track and field, baseball, and Rocket youth football. Nick is also an assistant track and field coach at Northwestern College in Orange City, where he works with the throwers.