Coach Nicole Sheppard


A graduate of Adelphi University, Ms. Sheppard earned her Bachelor’s degree in social work and has Associate’s degree in early childhood education. Ms. Sheppard has worked with Green Chimneys over 18 years working with adolescents between the ages of 16 – 21.

Ms. Sheppard’s sports affiliation started at the age of 13 scorekeeping for men’s basketball. This association grew to work with New York City Parks and Recreation, City Wide Athletic Association, and PAL as a scorekeeper and site director for many of their tournaments. Her scorekeeping introduced her to basketball officiating and her relationship with New York SUBOA as a scorekeeper and instructor for their SNAP Program.

Today, Ms. Sheppard is now a certified official with IAABO and serves on the executive board for both IAABO Board #42 as Recording Secretary and New York SUBOA as treasurer. In 2001, Ms. Sheppard became an assistant coach for the City Divas. In 2003, Ms. Sheppard expanded her role to Director of Operations/Assistant Coach.