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.


Katy, TX

College and major
Texas State University with a major in Mass Communication-Electronic Media and a minor in Media Studies

Favorite sports team
Houston Astros

First hockey game
IHL-era Houston Aeros at the Summit in the mid-90s

If you could create a menu item for the Red Line Club, what would it be?
Breakfast tacos. Not like North Carolina breakfast tacos, like the gas station across from the outlet mall in San Marcos, TX breakfast tacos

Favorite memory with the Checkers
Obviously winning the cup in 2019 (my second Calder Cup, no biggie), but my sneaky pick is Morgan Geekie's overtime winner to clinch the Eastern Conference title against Toronto. As electric an atmosphere as I've ever seen

Would you rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck?
100 duck-sized horses AND one horse-sized duck. I'm built different.