Degrees: Master’s of Arts: Coaching and Athletic Administration – Concordia University Irvine; Bachelor’s of Science: Exercise Science & Fitness – Manchester University.
Experience: Nicole has served as the Healthy Lifestyles Director for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington since 2018. Originally serving at the Lincoln Street Club, Nicole was transfered to the Ferguson Crestmont Club in November 2020 in an effort to kickstart high-level Healthy Lifestyles programming for this specific unit. Previously, Nicole has worked in nonprofit organizations for over seven years. She has worked at the Brown County YMCA and the Owen County YMCA from positions ranging from welcome center staff to working in after-school programs and summer camps. Nicole has also worked at the Monroe County YMCA as a welcome center staffer, wellness coach, preschool assistant teacher, summer camp counselor, endurance coach for their running program, and as an exercise technician for their Healthy Hearts and Active Lives program.
Favorite Quote: “I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me.” – Philippians 4:13
Hobbies: Running, Swimming, Cycling, Hiking, spending quality time with her family and friends, and spending quality time with her cat and two dogs.
Did you know?: Nicole was born with a cleft palate and had to sleep in a car seat until she had surgery when she was 1. She has had nine surgeries that she can remember since she was born.