Nicole Valianti

Former Rowan lacrosse standout Nicole Valianti begins her fifth season as assistant coach with the Profs in 2020.

Valianti played for the Profs from 2008 to 2011 and finished her career with 56 goals and 19 assists. She was named the NJAC Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 and was a two-time selection to the All-Conference first team, while also earning Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Boardwalk All-Region honors twice. Valianti, who totaled 27 goals and eight assists in 73 games with the Rowan field hockey team, was the ECAC Metro/South Region Defensive Player of the Year in 2011 and an ECAC All-Star in lacrosse.

She is currently the field hockey coach at her alma mater, Collingswood High School, and previously served as the Panthers’ girls lacrosse coach.

A native of Oaklyn, NJ, Valianti is a teacher in the Woodlynne School District.