Ms. Kristy Nix-Hirsch

LuHi Role: Assistant Director of Summer Programs, joined the LuHi team in 2023

Education: Rhode Island College, Bachelor’s degree in Business Operations Management; Stony Brook University, Master’s degree in Liberal Studies/Leadership; Stony Brook University,  Graduate Coaching Certification

What I love about my role: I love the people and energetic atmosphere of what LuHi is all about.

Previous professional experience: Women’s Head Volleyball Coach and Life Skills Coordinator at Farmingdale State College; ;served as the boys volleyball coach at Plainview and Garden City High School and worked for the East Coast Conference as a Student Development Consultant. From 2013-2015, she was the Assistant Business manager in the University of Delaware Athletics Department. Prior to Delaware, she spent two years at Marist College where she held numerous roles, including the director of intramurals, club sports, and camps. She served as a radio color commentator for all Marist women’s basketball games, a statistician for men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball matches and a compliance assistant. She also spent time on the academic side at Marist, serving as an adjunct lecturer for Sports and Society and Human Movement in Sports classes. She was also the official orientation speaker and advisor for community/special events for the Marist Athletics Department. Prior to her time at Marist, Nix was an assistant women’s basketball coach (2010-11) and director of women’s basketball operations (2008-2010) at Stony Brook University. While at Stony Brook, Nix earned a Master’s degree in addition to a graduate coaching certificate. She also held positions with the U.S. Open Tennis Center, St. Mary’s Academy, Emerson College, The International Tennis Hall of Fame, and the Boston Red Sox.

Family: I have a Husband Josh Hirsh. 1 Dog- Husky (Rocky 1 yr old) 4 Cats: Ninja, Cole, Boots, and Mew mew

Hobbies: Volleyball, being active in nature with my animals, traveling with my family

Fun Fact: I was Inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at Rhode Island College for Volleyball and Basketball

What I love most about LuHi: I have enjoyed the family culture and friendly working environment jumping right in and getting involved in many different things.