Director of Communicationsnniedzielski@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.
|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|
|Best thing about your job||I get paid to watch hockey|
|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|