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Nick Thorsen


Head Basketball Coach


Nick Thorsen enters his third season as the head basketball coach at USMAPS. Thorsen has produced back to back winning seasons with records of 17-9 and 19-10. 


Prior to USMAPS, Thorsen was the head assistant at his alma mater, Penn State Behrend from 2012-2015 under head coach Dave Niland. During his time as an assistant, Behrend posted a 67-18 record, reaching the NCAA tournament in 2013 and 2014. Behrend won the AMCC tournament championship in 2013 and 2014, and clinched the AMCC regular season title in 2014 and 2015.


Thorsen was a four-year player and two-year starter for Penn State Behrend from 2008-2012. In 2010, Thorsen helped Behrend win the ECAC Regional championship and in 2011 they earned an at large bid to the NCAA tournament. Thorsen earned his bachelor's degree in Finance in 2012 and master's degree in business administation in 2014, both from Penn State Behrend. Thorsen currently resides in New Windsor, NY with his wife Kate.