Jeff Nikora joined the CLU Track & Field program in 2017 as an assistant coach for the men’s and women’s throwers. In 2018, he was hired as an assistant offensive line coach for the Kingsmen football team.
He has coached several Cal Lutheran student-athletes to Top-10 marks on the CLU All-Time Records List.
Prior to joining CLU, Nikora coached both Football and Track & Field at Malibu High School. In Track and Field, several of his athletes have competed in the California High School Winter Championships, Hammer Championships and the Jr. Olympic National Championships. All of the school throwing records are held by athletes he has coached.
Nikora graduated from Brown University in 1984 with a double major in Applied Mathematics and Economics. In Track & Field he was the Captain of the Indoor and Outdoor Teams and threw the Hammer, 35 lbs. Weight, Shot Put and Discus. In Football he received numerous awards including Honorable Mention All-American; and attended Training Camp with the NY Jets.