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Head Coach

Phone: (620) ***-****  
Local Address:  Kansas , United States
Garden City Community College

Employment History

  • Assistant
    Garden City Community College
  • Head Girls' Basketball Coach
    Highland High School


  • Bachelor of Arts degree , English
    University of New Mexico
  • master's degree , Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Administration
    University of New Mexico
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Staff Directory - Garden City CC, 10 Dec 2015 [cached]
Nicholas Salazar Head Coach 620-276-9613
Nick ..., 18 Mar 2013 [cached]
Nick Salazar Asst 620-276-9645
W. Basketball: Nick ..., 19 Sept 2013 [cached]
W. Basketball: Nick Salazar
Nick Salazar Head Coach
Nick Salazar is the new Head Women's Basketball Coach at Garden City Community College.  Salazar has served as assistant coach for two seasons with the Busters prior being named head coach.  Salazar came to Garden City following a three year stint as Head Coach at Highland High School in Albuquerque, NM.  At Highland, he led his team to the 5A State Tournament in his final year.
The 2011-12 season was Salazar's first with the Busters. Not long after arriving in Garden City, Salazar recruited freshman post, Tamara Jones.  Jones' impact on the program was immediate as she was selected to the All-Region first team, First Team All-Conference, and was selected as the Jayhawk West's Freshman of the Year.  During the week of January 23rd, Tamara was selected as the NJCAA National Player of the Week.  She was also designated the Jayhawk player of the week on three seperate occasions.
Prior to coming to Garden City, Salazar was the head girls' basketball coach at Highland High School in Albuquerque, NM. During the final year of his three seasons at Highland, Salazar led the Hornets to a second place district finish and a berth in the 2011 New Mexico State Basketball tournament. While at Highland, Salazar coached multiple all district players, two All-Metro players, and had the state leader in assists. Salazar is credited with revitalizing the Highland program, traditionally one of the poorest in the Albuquerque area. During each of his three seasons the program increased its win total, finished higher in the district standings, had increased representation on the all district teams, increased its fundraising totals, and refurbished the team room. Most importantly, every senior graduated and went on to attend college.
Salazar had also served as the head coach at Manzano high school in Albuquerque where he led the Monarchs to the State tournament in his only season. Prior to becoming a head coach, Salazar served as an assistant coach with the Albuquerque Academy and Del Norte High Schools in Albuquerque. Overall, Salazar brought over ten years of experience with him to Garden City. Salazar also brings with him a lot of camp experience. To date, he has worked girls' basketball camps at Texas Tech, Texas A&M, Texas, and the University of Arizona.
Salazar graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a minor in Political Science. In 2008, he earned his master's degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Administration, also from the University of New Mexico. Salazar is married to the former Ashley Alvarado.
While no one was injured, GCCC ..., 22 Jan 2015 [cached]
While no one was injured, GCCC women's head coach Nick Salazar said the accident left many of the 19 passengers on the Busters' activity bus rattled. It also led the two schools to decide not to play the game, which had been scheduled to tip off at 5:30 p.m.
"There were some cuts and and bruises..." Salazar said. "But mostly a lot of anxious players."
Nick Salazar Head ..., 19 Sept 2013 [cached]
Nick Salazar Head Coach
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