Nick Bryant, who has served as College of Minnesota Duluth ladies’s hockey Director of Operations and Tools for the previous 4 seasons, will completely be part of USA Hockey because the Hockey Operations and Occasion Supervisor for the Girls’s Nationwide Staff forward of the 2022 Beijing Olympics.
“My time right here with UMD Girls’s Hockey has had an amazing influence on my life; from beginning my profession in Duluth, to taking part in in Hockey Day Minnesota, and advancing to the Frozen 4 this previous 12 months, I’ve made reminiscences that can final a lifetime – each on and off the ice,” stated Bryant. “As one chapter of my life involves an finish, one other one is nearly to start, and I sit up for what lies forward with Staff USA. Bulldog Nation will at all times have a particular place in my coronary heart, and as soon as a Bulldog… at all times a Bulldog.”
Whereas at UMD, Bryant’s crowning achievement was serving to the Bulldogs get again into the NCAA Frozen 4 in 2021. Bryant, who earned an MBA from St. Scholastica in 2019, additionally performed an element in Hockey Day MN 2018, bringing again UMD retro jerseys and was on the hockey commissioner’s activity drive for video alternate in 2021.
“Nick has been an vital member of our employees throughout his time with the ladies’s hockey program,” stated UMD head coach Maura Crowell. “His ardour for hockey and his willingness to go above and past are qualities that made him an asset to each our program and our college. I want Nick all the very best as he strikes ahead in his profession.”
As well as, Bryant has constructed a robust USA Hockey resume. He was named to the 2020 and 2021 Girls’s World Championship employees beneath USA Hockey Operations, and was the Tools Supervisor on the 2020 IIHF U-18 World Championship squad in Bratislava, Slovakia. Bryant additionally labored a number of USA Hockey Growth Camps, together with in Hockey Operations through the 2019-20 season, and was the Tools Supervisor for each the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons.
Bryant is a local of Livonia, Mich., and attended Marquette College Excessive Faculty in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Bryant graduated from Minnesota State College, Mankato with levels in each Enterprise Administration and Nonprofit Management.