Charlotte Checkers Front Office

Nicholas Niedzielski

Nicholas Niedzielski

Director of Communications

nniedzielski@gocheckers.com

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.

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. In addition to hockey, Niedzielski writes about music for the website Mind Equals Blown.

Profile

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 Houston Texans
Random fact about yourself I helped co-write the Grammy Award-winning hit “Smooth” alongside Santana and Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty
Favorite dessert Pizza
Best thing about your job I get paid to watch hockey
Hobbies Magnets
One place you’ve always wanted to visit The moon
Last place you went on vacation Washington, DC
Ranch or blue cheese? Ranch because I am not a monster
Favorite pizza topping Pepperoni
Pets A black lab named Dory back in Texas
Favorite Checkers memory Doing color commentary on the radio broadcast
Previous jobs Media Relations intern with AHL’s Texas Stars