Nicholas Niedzielski

Director of Marketing and Communications

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Niedzielski, who joined the Checkers' communications department in July 2014, is responsible for managing the team's social media accounts and writing content for the team website and press releases, as well as maintaining statistical records and biographical information on the team. He is also involved with the team's digital advertising execution and strategy and ensures that all digital sponorship elements are met.

Niedzielski graduated from Texas State University in 2013 with a degree in Mass Communication-Electronic Media. He spent time as the broadcast intern with the Round Rock Express AAA baseball team in 2013 and was a media relations intern with the AHL's Texas Stars during their Calder Cup-winning 2013-14 season.


Hometown Houston, TX
College and major Texas State University with a major in Mass Communication-Electronic Media and a minor in Media Studies
Favorite sports team The 2017 World Series Champion Houston Astros
Favorite hockey player of all time Joe Nieuwendyk, a hero to me as both a Texan and someone with a complicated last name
Do you have any pets? A dog named Townes and a cat named Daisy
What did you want to be as a kid? A hockey player until I realized that playing house league in Houston isn’t exactly a pipeline to the pros
Favorite vacation spot Austin, TX
Hidden talent I am one of only a handful of people on earth who can spell my last name
Favorite movie A tie between Zodiac and Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
Is a hot dog a sandwich? It’s actually more of a taco if you think about it