Coach Nicole Cummins Ortiz:
Nicole grew up playing club soccer in Kansas City. She is currently a teacher and the assistant coach of the Harrisonville High School girls soccer team.
Nicole played four years at Graceland University, helping her school to the National Championship Tournament two of the four years she was there, and won the Heart of American Conference (which includes Baker University, William Jewell, Benedictine, and Avila) all four years. While in college she earned All-Conference Honors and captained the Graceland team her senior year.
Nicole has earned the United States Soccer Federation National D coaching license.
Nicole is married to Edson Ortiz and are expecting their first child.