Nichols Introduces Varsity Basketball Coaches

Nichols School announced today that Courtney Tennant has been named Varsity Girls' Basketball Coach for the 2018-2019 season.

Tennant has been with the Nichols Basketball Program since the 2014-2015 season where she served as the Junior Varsity Head Coach. In the 2016-2017 season, she moved up to assist with the Varsity program and focused on post-skill development.

Prior to joining Nichols, Courtney was a four-year starter at the Rochester Institute of Technology. She was named a Second Team Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American, RIT Female Athlete of the Year, First Team All-Liberty League, and joined the 1,000 point scorer club in January 2014, in addition to many other accolades.

During her time at RIT, she earned a Master's in Business Administration concentrated in Management Information Systems; as well as a BS in New Media Marketing and minors in Digital Business and Mass Communications.


Nichols School announced today that Joe Mihalics has been hired as Varsity Boys' Basketball Coach for the 2018-2019 season. Mihalics previously coached basketball at Bishop Timon – St. Jude High School for 13 years, and he was the Head Coach there for three years. He was a standout baseball player at the University at Buffalo, and was inducted in the UB Hall of Fame in 2013. Currently, Mihalics is a Training Instructor with the Buffalo Police Department, where he teaches physical training and defensive tactics. He has a wife and three children.

"I am extremely excited and grateful to have the opportunity to build upon the great athletic tradition at Nichols School," said Mihalics. "I'm confident that our team will work hard to achieve our goals."