Originally from San Antonio, Nick Noel attended his first two years of high school and played basketball at Judson. During his junior and senior years, Nick played basketball at Boysville, but still graduated from Judson in 1999.
After high school, Nick attended Blinn Junior College. After one year at Blinn, Coach Noel transferred to Texas Southern University, and ultimately ended up at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he studied psychology.
After high school, Nick Started coaching youth basketball for the YMCA in an after school program. He soon realized that coaching was his calling. In 2004 Nick was hired as a YBIL (Youth Basketball Instructional League) coach for Home Court America. By 2007 Nick ran basketball camps, clinics, and coached a 12U club team for Home Court.
Home Court America closed its doors in 2008, but that did not stop Nick from continuing his club team. The SA Hurricanes played until 2012, winning numerous tournaments along the way. With his passion for basketball still intact, he continued to coach club basketball in the San Antonio area through 2016.
In 2010, Nick was hired as the head boys basketball coach at Mount Sacred Heart Catholic School where he coached five years. In his final season at Mount, his team won the AIAL district championship by going 6-0 and won the AIAL city playoffs for the team’s first city championship in 30 plus years.
In 2015, Nick was hired at Blessed Sacrament Catholic School as the head basketball coach. In his first year at Blessed, Nick’s team won the AIAL city championship, giving Blessed Sacrament their first city championship in 60 plus years. The following year his team did it again, winning the AIAL city championship in a convincing manner.
Nick is currently actively involved with the charitable organization Access to Success. In 2016, Coach Noel traveled with A2S to Nigeria where he was the basketball camp director with over 300 players. Coach Noel currently acts as a director for many Access to Success basketball events.
Nick joined Pro Skills in February of 2017 and started Pro Skills Basketball of San Antonio in August of that year.