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Assistant Coach Robbie Nicholson Joins Beat

January 23, 2010 - Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) - Atlanta Beat News Release

KENNESAW, GA (Jan. 8, 2010) - Assistant Coach Robbie Nicholson joins the Atlanta Beat after a successful club and college career in Memphis, Tn.

During Nicholson's time at Christian Brothers University over two separate stints, he worked with both the men's and women's programs, winning a national title in 2002. He also spent five years with the men's program at the University of Memphis, winning the Conference USA title in 2004. While in Memphis, he also spent 10 years working with the GSC Fury & MidSouth Futbol youth soccer clubs.

Nicholson said of his recent appointment, " I am delighted to be joining the Atlanta Beat family and am excited about this coming WPS season. I look forward to the future and to being a part of a winning tradition."

"Robbie brings so much energy, knowledge and determination to the table," said Beat Head Coach Gareth O'Sullivan. "I have known Robbie for a long time; he works very well with the players, and I'm excited to have him on board".

Nicholson is currently in the process of moving to the Atlanta area. He is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and holds an Advanced National Coaching License.

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