Erica Nestle begins her second season with the Aggies after serving as an assistant coach at nearby University of the Pacific. She joined the Tigers' staff after playing four seasons with their program.
Nestle enjoyed a strong playing career with Pacific, tallying two goal and three assists in 2007, eventually earning mention on the NorPac Conference All-Tournament team at the end of the season. A year later, she started 18 games, picking up 10 points on four goals and two assists.
She arrived at Pacific after playing soccer for four years and field hockey for three at Leigh High School in San Jose. Nestle earned All-Blossom Valley Athletic League first-team accolades as a sophomore, was selected Junior of the Year by the league the following season, and was her team's MPV, All-BVAL second team and CIF All-Central Coast Section first team as a senior.