Scott Wilson Nichols is the Director of Tennis at the prestigious Marbella Country Club in San Juan Capistrano,California. Scott continues to provide new growth with creative programming, club membership, junior development, Pac Sun team tennis, tennis shop sales, facility attention to detail and lastly, and most importantly, solidifies a great experience for the club member. Prior to this position, Scott served as Director of Tennis at CC of Louisiana 2013-16 and at Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in ’98-07. He initially was at Marbella CC in 2011-13 before going to CCLA. While on Hilton Head Island, he was also the Hilton Head Island High School Tennis Coach for the boys/girls tennis teams and the girls were state champions in 2007-2010.
Scott competes on the USTA National Senior Circuit and plays adult state and regional 5.0 team tennis. Over the course of his playing career, Scott has been consistently ranked state wide, regionally and nationally, as well as, internationally. TF # 23 Internationally and
# 1 Nationally were his highest rankings.
In 2005, Nichols was named United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) Southern Division 35 and over Player of the Year and also, was awarded the prestigious Professional Tennis Registry USPTR player of the year .
In 2004, Nichols was selected by the USTA committee, as a member of the United States Trabert Cup Team, traveling to Turkey to compete for the United States. On the road to success, Nichols attended Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he played four years of varsity tennis.
At age 18, he won the Eastern Section Junior Grass Court Singles Championship. Twenty-five years later, in 2003, he won the USTA National Men’s 40’s Grass Court Singles Tennis Championship, Scott has won 6 USTA National tennis balls.
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