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National Coach Ambassador Spotlight: Meet Nicole!

Posted Asha Ellison on 5/22/2019 |

2019 National Coach Ambassadors

Meet Nicole -- lover of good books, family traditions and any initiative that promotes the education, health and wellbeing of children! Her sunny and cheerful personality is contagious!

Nicole Ey is a school principal in New York.


Name: Nicole Ey      

Occupation: Elementary Principal

Location: Live: Glen Spey, NY

Age: 38

Who inspires you?

My Mom - Her ability to be dealt a rough hand in life, but never skip is a beat is what continues to inspire me daily. She is my real-life Superhero.  

Where’s your favorite place in the world?

Home - I love to travel the world, but there is nothing like being home.

If you could be any animal, which would you be?

A Bald Eagle - I just love how they stay hitched until death do them part.

What’s the last book you read?

"Girl Wash Your Face" by Rachel Hollis.

What are you most passionate about?

Bringing joy to people! There is nothing better than seeing people with a smile on their face, because of YOU!

What’s your favorite movie? 

The Notebook - that Ryan Gosling gets me every time. 

What’s your favorite way to give back to the community?

Anything I can do with children!

What show(s) are you currently watching?

This is Us

What’s the coolest thing you’re working on right now?

Starting a Teacher-Student Mentor Program at my Elementary School. 

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?

My Brother - He has been blind his entire life. Though, I feel I completely understand the difficulties he faces daily, I am sure I have no clue.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?

I have had some amazing meals all over the world, but I have to admit that a summer BBQ Cheeseburger might still be my favorite!

If you could visit anywhere in the world, where would you go?

Bora Bora

What’s your hidden talent?

Not quite sure it is hidden, but creating eye-popping bulletin boards is definitely a talent of mine. 

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?

Dandelion (Crayola crayon). But really any color yellow.

What is your favorite family tradition?

Thanksgiving Eve  –aka Deep Fry Night

What is your quote to live by?

"Leadership is about making others better as a result of your presence and making sure that impact lasts in your absence."


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