Nancy Bond graduated from Cathedral High School in 1968. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Arnold College – University of Bridgeport in 1972. She earned her Master Degree from Southern Connecticut in Physical Education and Recreation for the Handicapped in 1978.
Nancy taught at Bassick High School in Bridgeport as a Physical Educator for almost 36 years. She coached Girls’ Volleyball from 1972- 2002, Girls’ basketball from 1972 – 1987, and Softball from 1973 to 1980. During the 80’s she officiated Girls Lacrosse and in the fall of 2002, Nancy officiated both girls’ and boys’ volleyball until 2011.
In 1989 she started the first Boys’ Volleyball team at Bassick and continued coaching the boys until 2002. Nancy served as the Sports Chair for Boys’ Volleyball in the FCIAC Conference for 10 years. Since its inception, she also served on the Boys’ Volleyball Committee for the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference. .
During her tenure, her Girls’ Volleyball Teams won four MBIAC Conference Championships, in 1973, 1977, 1981, and again in 1986. Her Girls’ Basketball Teams won three conference championships from 1979 – 1981.
Nancy has received many awards and much recognition for her accomplishments. In 1978 Nancy was awarded the MBIAC Volleyball Coach of the year. In 2009, she was inducted into the FCIAC Hall of Fame. In addition, in 1987 Nancy was awarded the Service Above Self Award from the Rotary Club and in 2002 she was the Co-Teacher of the year of the Bridgeport Public School District.
For the past 40 years in Connecticut, Nancy has supported Volleyball as a teacher, coach, and official.