Nicole Poli is in her first season as an assistant coach on the Tufts University women's lacrosse coaching staff. She was previously the head coach at Mount Ida College for six years (2012-18).
A 2011 graduate of Western New England University (WNEU) with a degree in psychology, Poli played lacrosse and soccer at WNEU. For lacrosse, she was a four-time member of the ECAC Division III New England All-Star first team, the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Berkshire Region second team, and the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) first team. She was named CCC Defensive Player of the Year three consecutive times and was twice the Western New England Coca Cola Female Athlete of the Year.
Poli was the assistant women's lacrosse coach at Western New England University for the 2012 season. She is also the Director of Women's Lacrosse for XCEL Lacrosse, a women's collegiate/post collegiate league located in Greater Boston.