About Nikki

Nikki will be in her 5th season with Kokoro as our 16-1s coach and in her inaugural year in a new position with our program....Development Director, where she will support athlete and coach technical growth.  You will see her in the gym often!


Prior to coaching at Kokoro, Nikki coached at Club Sota and M1, as well as worked many camps and clinics including those implemented by legendary Penn State Head Coach, Russ Rose.


Nikki graduated from Penn State in 1999 as a four year letter winner and obtained her degree in Exercise Science.  Nikki is a personal trainer who works with athletes of all ages and abilities.


"We are extraordinarily fortunate to have Nikki on our coaching staff.  She is tough, fair and has proven she can train her athletes to achieve at a level, at times, above their own perceived abilities!  Nikki has a very bright coaching future ahead of her." - R. T. Luczak