Nicole Chaszar

Head Women’s Basketball Coach
at Western New England University


Nicki Chaszar ranks among the most successful coaches in the region since taking over for the Golden Bears. Chaszar has coached two CCC Player-of-the-Year, two players to the CCC Rookie-of-the-Year honor, along with nine 1st Team All-Conference honorees, five 2nd Team All-Conference honorees and seven 3rd Team All-Conference honorees. In 2018-19, Chaszar completed her most successful season at the helm of the WNEU program. Her team had 20 wins, they won the CCC Conference Tournament and advanced to the NCAA Basketball Tournament for the first time in program history. A native of Brackney, Pennsylvania, Chaszar was a four-time Atlantic-10 Conference All-Academic selection and two-year team captain at Temple University. She also was the team MVP her senior season. Chaszar earned her Bachelor of Science in physical education and health teaching in 2000 and a Master of Science in physical education and athletic administration at Springfield College in 2003.