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Nicole Shanahan

  • by Phil Shanahan
  • April 15, 2015

Bachelor of Education

US Tennis Scholarship at the University of West Alabama

Presently Teaching Kindergarten at Birchgrove Public School

After a successful time on a US Tennis Scholarship at the University of West Alabama, Nicole has spent her life on the tennis court and is passionate about the game.

  • Great niece of Tennis Legend Margaret Court, Nicole has had a wonderful playing and coaching career.
  • As a junior, Nicole qualified for all Optus National Grass, Hardcourt and Claycourt Titles – 12’s, 14’s 16’s
  • Nicole gained selection in the NSWCCC (Combined Catholic Colleges) Teams – three consecutive years.
  • Albury Easter Open Doubles Champion 2006
  • Albury Easter Open Doubles Champion 2007
  • 2008 – Nicole accepted a full tennis scholarship to the University of West Alabama
  • Nicole played at Number 1 for West Alabama in the South Gulf Conference against teams from Florida, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. Her best performance was 21 wins and 9 losses.
  • Two time winner – receiving First Team Honours in the Gulf South Conference.
  • Nicole won the University of West Alabama Cate Scholarship for sporting and academic performance.
  • 2009 – Coached at the Middlesex Country Club in Connecticut. Nicole managed the pro shop, coordinated tennis events and represented the club in Pro ams.
  • 2010 – Nicole returned to Australia and completed her degree at Charles Sturt University
  • Nicole runs our school holiday programs at the Margaret Court Tennis Academy in Albury.