Courtney Nagle begins her first year as an assistant coach with the Colorado women's tennis program.
Nagle comes to Boulder bringing a wealth of coaching and playing experience from the professional and collegiate ranks. For five years, Nagle competed across the globe as a world-ranked tennis professional on the World Tennis Association (WTA) Tour where she earned World Team Tennis (WTT) Rookie of the Year honors with the Philadelphia Freedoms. She won 15 career professional doubles titles and reached a doubles ranking of No. 97.
Nagle is a 2005 graduate of the University of Oregon earning a bachelor of arts degree in human physiology with a minor in Spanish. While at Eugene and as a freshman walk-on, Nagle would later earn a full athletic scholarship where she became UO's first women's doubles All-American in school history. Nagle was also awarded the Oregon Athletics Pride recipient and was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) National Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner.
She was a four-year letterwinner and member of two Oregon NCAA Tournament teams in 2002 and 2004. In 2003, Nagle earned a NCAA Tournament singles berth, in addition to advancing to the NCAA Tournament doubles quarterfinals, also in 2003. She is a two-time Oregon Most Improved Player Award winner and helped Oregon to their highest ITA national ranking (No. 22) in school history.
After her collegiate career, Nagle remained in Eugene becoming the Assistant Director of the Nike Junior Tennis Camps in 2004, and then joined the Ducks coaching staff in 2005 as a volunteer assistant coach. She moved on to Princeton University from 2007-2009 in the same capacity, returning to Eugene last season to become part of the Ducks coaching staff in a volunteer role.
Nagle is affiliated with United States Professional Tennis Association (USTA) Professional Level l Certification and the Professional Tennis Registry Coaching Certification.
Nagle is a 2000 Monte Vista High School (Danville, Calif.) graduate where she lettered in tennis and track and field.
Born in Denver, Colo. on Sept. 29, 1982, Nagle is the youngest of four siblings. She enjoys participating in outdoor sports including golf, ultimate Frisbee, snowboarding, and hiking in her free time.
"College coaching inspires me," Nagle said when asked to briefly sum up her coaching philosophy. "Being part of a team and having a passion for competition is the greatest feeling. I want to be able to inspire players the way my past coaches have inspired me."