Monday, July 25, 2011


The College at Brockport has announced the hiring of Nick Unger as an assistant ice hockey coach. Unger, a three-year member of the Nichols College hockey team, will serve as an assistant coach for longtime Brockport head hockey coach Brian Dickinson.

Unger's primary duties will include recruiting, breaking down and analyzing game video and working with both Brockport's goalies and defenseman.

“I am excited to have a coach of Nick's caliber joining our staff,” said Dickinson, who enters his 15th season leading the Green and Gold.

“Nick's ability to identify quality student-athletes as well his experience coaching both goalies and defenseman will be a valuable asset to our program. Being experienced in recruiting is also a big plus.”

Before coming to Brockport, Unger served as an assistant hockey coach at Nichols from Jan. 2008 through the 2010-11 season. While serving as an assistant coach, Unger was the team's head recruiter and scouted potential players in assorted hockey organizations. During games, Unger was responsible for running the defensive end of the bench.

Unger also was the General Manager/Director of Hockey Operations for Puckmasters Hockey Training in Marlborough, MA. Unger produced stories for the company's website, managed the company's social media sites and gave hockey instruction to students ages 6 to 16.

Unger graduated from Nichols in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, and a concentration in sport management.

A 2002 graduate of Brockport High School, Unger's playing career included stints with Rochester Youth Hockey, SUNY Canton and the Buffalo Lightning (since renamed the Buffalo Jr. Sabres).