|Alma Mater:||UMass Amherst|
Nicole Troost completed her first season on the Marist coaching staff in 2017 working primarily with the Red Foxes' attackers. She helped senior Olivia Pitonzo earn a spot on the All-MAAC First Team and freshman Samantha Mehalick make the conference's All-Rookie Team.
Troost came to Poughkeepsie with three years of coaching experience at the club level. She served under Head Coach KC Knobloch, helping lead the South Jersey Select.
During her collegiate playing days at University of Massachusetts Amherst, Troost was an Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team selection as a junior and broke out offensively her senior year to earn a spot on the All-Conference First Team. Despite missing part of her final season due to injury, she tied for the team lead with 42 goals for the Minutewomen.
A three-time All-County, All-South Jersey, All-State, and All American recipient at Shawnee High School, Troost is also the program's all-time leading scorer with 220 goals.
Troost earned a bachelor's degree in communications from University of Massachusetts in 2016. She is originally from Medford, New Jersey.