Nichole is the proud owner of Silver Bear Swim School Northwest. She was born in New Hampshire, but spent her formative years in Las Vegas. This is where she was both a competitive swimmer and soccer player. During those years she worked as a referee, lifeguard, WSI Instructor, and a LGTI Instructor. Nichole graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a bachelor’s degree in business management in 2014.
Nichole began working for Silver Bear Reno in January of 2011 and has never looked back. Over the course of a decade, Nichole has held several management positions and been an integral part of program development. She was the Site Director of Silver Bear Sparks, the first Swim Team Head Coach, and the pioneer of the Special Abilities Program which launched in 2016. Nichole’s passion for Silver Bear and teaching children to swim is shared with her family members and she has enlisted their help in the launch and management of Silver Bear Northwest.
Apart from her time at the pool, Nichole still plays on local soccer teams and enjoys Lake Tahoe adventures and hiking with family, friends, and her dogs. Nichole is excited to continue to educate children about water safety and share her passion for swimming with the community.