Nicole Kessler Resume
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Location: San Diego, CA, USA
School: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Field of study: Liberal Studies

Nicole Kessler Resume

Project Management | Communication | Adaptability | Leadership | Teamwork | Organization Strategic Planning | Critical Thinking | Attention to Detail ​| ​Google | MS Office | Curriculum Development


Youth Volleyball Coach​, Wave Volleyball Club, Del Mar, CA
March 2016 - Present
● Coach, train and manage two current competitive volleyball teams with players ages 10 - 18.
● Previously coached, trained and managed five competitive volleyball teams ages 10 - 18.
● Organized and developed practice plans and drills to ensure maximum engagement and skill development
● Train young girls on how to work together as a team
● Demonstrate ability to make difficult decisions about playing time
● Communicate effectively with players and parents about current and upcoming events

Fundraising Assistant​, ​Volley4All ​Association, Del Mar, CA
March 2016-Present
● Developed strategies to promote more funding for non-profit organization
● Tracked and collected data on available funds and fundraising goals
● Maintained relationships with donors and contacted at appropriate times to ensure
annual participation

Behavioral Therapist, ​Autism Comprehensive Educational Services, San Diego, CA December 2018- June 2019
● Created individualized and highly effective curriculum that is tailored to the specific child’s development
● Aimed to promote child’s developmental level, learning style and goals
● Collected accurate data on behavior programs and child’s progress over time
● Provided compassionate and patient care for each child

Volunteer Coordinator​, Spanish Open Pickleball Championship, Madrid, Spain
August 2017
● Coordinated volunteers to complete daily tasks for the tournament
● Identified problems with scheduling and immediately offered solutions
● Acted as customer services representative if participants had concerns
● Organized equipment distribution
● Managed event details such as tournament setup, marketing materials and player

Related Experience

Server, ​Marstons 101, Atascadero, CA
February 2016-January 2017
● Administered swift food and drink service in a fast-paced environment
● Displayed excellent customer services skills at all times
● Organized and distributed work schedules each week
● Collaborated with other members of my team to ensure the restaurant ran at full

Playroom Volunteer, ​Rady Children’s Hospital​, ​San Diego, CA
February 2018-March 2019
● Provided hospital patients with movies, games, and crafts in the PICU/CVICU that helped them cope with being in the hospital
● Worked under the direct supervision of the Child Life Specialist to provide passionate and caring attention to each individual child
● Assisted the Child Life Specialist with duties such as therapeutic play, art therapy, and grief counseling
Hospital Runner, ​Thousand Smiles Foundation, Baja California, Mexico July 2019
● Organized and maintained setup and breakdown of surgical equipment ● Coordinated with doctors and nurses about scheduling of patients
● Escorted families and patients to and from surgical units

Women’s Division I Volleyball Team, ​Cal Poly​ ​San Luis Obispo, CA
August 2012- November 2015

Education/ License

Bachelor of Science: Liberal Studies
Minor: Biology
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
August 2012- December 2016

Continuing Education, Child Life Extension Certificate
University of California, Santa Barbara- Online January 2019- Present

California Drivers License​, Class C

BLS/CPR Certification
Received July 2018