Nicole Carter '02 is entering her seventh year as an assistant coach with the men's and women's swiming & diving programs in 2016-17.
Carter is responsible for training, strength and conditioning, alumnae/i engagement, scouting and recruiting and day-to-day operations of the program.
Along with her duties at Wheaton, Carter has also been the head coach for Evolution Aquatics since 2011. Carter took revitalized the program from having just 19 swimmers in 2010 to the maximum allowed number of swimmers (75) in less than a year. Since then, Evolution Aquatics has competed at national and international levels of competition including the 2012 London Olympics, FINA World Championships, Youth World Games, NCAS Junior Nationals, Minneapolis Grand Prix, Caribbean National Championships and at Junior Nationals. At the 2012 London Olympics, Carter coached the first ever female swimmer from the Dominican Republic.
Carter is a 2002 graduate of Wheaton with a bachelor's of science in psychology. As a sophomore, Carter was named a captain of the women's swimming and diving team and also co-founded The Captains Council which has since then become the Wheaton Athletic Mentors (WAMs). Carter also studied aboard during her junior year in Australia and swam for Macquarie University. Carter is currently working toward earning her master's in special education.