Nicole started her polo career at AHSTC at age 9 and was immediately hooked. She began playing club polo at 12 and continued through high school (Roosevelt High School). She made five trips to the Junior Olympics. Nicole graduated from California Lutheran University with a degree in Exercise Science. She played water polo and was a starter all 4 years, team captain senior year when the team took the SCIAC Championship as well as the National Division 3 Championship. Nicole has been awarded All-SCIAC, All American and Academic All-American.
Nicole was the assistant coach at AHSTC for 4 years from 2013-2016 and head coach at Gregory Seahurst in 2017. She became the head coach at the Arb in 2018. She is also currently the assistant coached Kennedy Catholic High School varsity boys and girls teams (since 2019).