NORTHFIELD, Vt. (PRWEB) August 08, 2012
Norwich University women’s basketball coach Mark Zacher announced the hiring of Courtney Nyce as the program’s assistant coach.
“I am excited in welcoming Courtney to Norwich University as our new assistant women’s basketball coach,” Zacher said. “She brings a wealth of experience as both a Division I and Division II college post player, a contagious enthusiasm for the game, and a desire to learn and grow in the coaching profession. She will be a great addition as we look to continue moving forward with our program.”
Nyce brings four years of collegiate basketball experience to the table as well as coaching experience from various summer opportunities.
“I am excited and grateful for the opportunity to begin my postgraduate career at Norwich University,” Nyce said. “I am anxious to start the next chapter of my life by helping the women’s basketball student-athletes develop skills on and off the court.”
A 2012 graduate of NCAA Division II Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Nyce was a two-year member of the program after transferring from Mount St. Mary’s following her sophomore year. Over the course of her collegiate career, Nyce appeared in 80 games and totaled 200 points and 165 rebounds. She totaled a career-high 93 points in 2010-11 including a single-game career-high 12 points against Chestnut Hill on November 20, 2010.
While at Bloomsburg, Nyce was a member of the Community Government Association and served as class vice president during her junior year. She was also a disc-jockey on the school’s radio station and earned Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) highest-team GPA honors.
In May 2010, Nyce travelled to Talinn, Estonia where she coached at a basketball camp for over 30 girls for a three-week span. In addition, Nyce immersed herself in Estonian culture and studied the history of the country. She also coached at the Definitely Sports Basketball Camp where she was responsible for designing and arranging drills for campers.
A native of Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, Nyce is a 2008 graduate of Perkiomen Valley High School where she was a four-year letter winner on the girls basketball team.
Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). http://www.norwich.edu