USC associate head coach West Nott enters his ninth season at USC, honored as the ITA West Region Assistant Coach of the Year with the Women of Troy in 2009 and 2015. 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 Highlights • 4 Pac-12 Team titles (2009, 2012, 2013, 2015) • 4 Trojans ranked #1 in ITA singles • 6 National Individual Champs (1 singles, 5 doubles) • 2 NCAA Semifinals (2013, 2015) • 2015 team ranked #1 in nation for first time since 2003 • 2015 team earned top seed in NCAA Tournament for first time since 1985 • 2015 team recorded most overall wins (25) since 1985 • 2015 Oracle/ITA Masters Doubles Champs (Olmos/Smith) • 2013 NCAA Doubles Champs (Christian/Santamaria) • 2012 ITA National Team Indoor Semifinalists • Sabrina Santamaria won silver at World University Games • 2013 & 2014 USTA Summer Collegiate Team Coach • Private coach for pro Asia Muhammad, earning a WC into the 2014 US Open Qualifying • Competed in 2012 & 2014 US Open Mixed National Playoffs • Won Southern California US Open Mixed Events with Alison Ramos (2012) and Kaitlyn Christian (2014)
Coached Notable Trojans Who Compete(d) On Pro Tour: Maria Sanchez, Sabrina Santamaria, Danielle Lao, Kaitlyn Christian, Amanda Fink, Zoe Scandalis
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.