Nick is an Assistant Track & Field Coach at The University of Southern California. Before joining USC, Nick spent 3 years at the University of California, Berkeley. He has dedicated 15 years to the study of athlete development. He has a wealth of experience ranging from pre-adolescent youth to the professional ranks.
Nick earned his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Manhattan College and later earned a master’s degree in Human Performance and Sport Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. Nick is a jumps and sprints specialist and, in 2012, he published his highly acclaimed book, The Horizontal Jumps: Planning for Long Term Development, which has served thousands of coaches over the past 7 years. Nick prides himself on his ability to teach and relate to athletes of all ages and levels. His passion and expertise in athletic development is second to none. Nick is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach, a certified Track and Field Technical Coach with the USTFCCCA, and a Sports Performance Coach with USA Weightlifting.