Nichole Cottier is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and was born and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation. She received her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oglala Lakota College. Prior to joining GPTCHB in December 2011, she worked for the Pine Ridge Indian Health Service. Nichole is a Cooper Trained Fitness Specialist, a certified Youth Fitness Specialist, and a certified Health Coach. She is married and has four amazing children.