Nicole Foley

About Nicole Foley

Nicole Foley is the Co-founder of Rude-Rock Strength and Conditioning, an online platform providing free content via articles, eBooks, and webinar series, along with online programming and a new virtual training platform, Rude Rock Remote, launching in December 2020. She is an Assistant Coach of East Coast Gold Weightlifting, one of the most decorated and renowned national teams in the country. Inside of ECG Headquarters, she has developed and grown a Youth/Junior Weightlifting Program and is the Events Coordinator and Meet Director. Nicole also works as an independent contractor out of the Iron Asylum (Virginia Beach, VA), where she is a strength coach and the resident Olympic Weightlifting coach. Nicole is the Social Media/Marketing Coordinator for East Coast Gold Weightlifting and several other exercise-based companies.

Nicole received her BA in Dance and Corporate Communications from James Madison University and her MS Ed. in Sport Management from Old Dominion University. From 2015-2019 she was the head coach of the Old Dominion University Dynasty Dance Team, capping off a 15-year career as a dance coach and instructor. She is recognized through the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Through USA Weightlifting she has received her Advanced Sport Performance certification and has coached athletes at the national level.