If patience is a virtue, then Nicole Trunzo is one of the
most virtuous women in Howard County. As a member of the East Stroudsburg
University field hockey team, she was named All-American as a junior, All PSAC
and All-American as a senior.
Today, she shares her tactical and technical knowledge with
local players as a coach for Warhakws Club Field Hockey and Oakland Mills High
Whether she is explaining a mid-game strategy change on the
sidelines of a national competition, or showing new players which side of the
stick to use, Nicole gives each player exactly what she needs, when she needs
This ability to differentiate instruction, to sense how to
best reach a player struggling to acquire a skill or tactic, sets Nicole apart
from her peers. Many coaches have played field hockey at the highest level, but
few are able to transfer knowledge into action as well as Nicole.