Trojan great comes back to Troy as a volunteer assistant coach.
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West Nott enters his eighth season as assistant coach at USC, honored as the 2009 ITA West Region Assistant Coach of the Year in his second season with the Women of Troy. He came to Troy after serving as a volunteer assistant with the Washington men's program, following a successful collegiate playing career at Georgia Tech.
West's Career at Troy
Prior to his arrival in Los Angeles, Nott was a volunteer assistant coach for the Washington men under head coach Matt Anger, a former Trojan. During his coaching career, Nott continues to compete in Davis Cup competition as a member of the Pacific Oceania team, having beaten the No. 1 and No. 2 players from Iran during the summer's 2011 Davis Cup and also competing in matches vs. China, New Zealand, South Korea, Malaysia and Pakistan as a member of the Pacific Oceania team. He also claimed victory in the deciding singles match against Pakistan at the 2006 Davis Cup. In college, Nott played one year at Florida before transferring to Georgia Tech. In three seasons, Nott rose to No. 5 on the all-time career singles wins list and reached No. 2 all-time in single-season doubles wins.
In his junior career, Nott was consistently ranked in the nation's top-10 for his age group. He was consistently ranked No. 1 in the Midwest Section and won the US National Indoor Junior Championships in 1998. Teaming with his mother, Elizabeth, Nott won the 2006 National Mother-Son Doubles Championships in 2006 and reached the final in 2010.
Nott also spent six months as the full-time coach for Canadian Rebecca Marino, who reached a career high #38 WTA ranking. This past summer, traveled full-time with two-time NCAA Champion Nicole Gibbs in her journey to the 2013 US Open.
Although born in the Marshall Islands, Nott spent his childhood hitting against the wall on an island in Micronesia called Pohnpei until the age of 11. His family includes his parents, Sam and Elizabeth, his sister, Shimiko, who graduated from Princeton, and brother, Noah, who graduated from Washington.