College Hockey:
Nichols tabs former Maine, Dartmouth forward Swallow as head coach

Nichols has announced the hiring of Kevin Swallow as the team’s new head coach.

Swallow, who played at Dartmouth and Maine, was a full-time assistant coach at Neumann last year.

“This is a very exciting opportunity for me,” said Swallow in a news release. “Nichols has a very rich tradition and is a program on the upswing. Coach [Lou] Izzi did a great job bringing the program to the next level and I am excited to continue to build on the foundation he set and take the program to even higher heights.”

A 2010 Maine graduate, Swallow gained coaching experience at the USA Hockey NTDP summer camp (2003-05), Walker Ice and Fitness Center (2004-06), Global Hockey (2007), UMaine hockey camp (2008) and USA Hockey Select Festivals (2012).

“I want our student-athletes to receive the total package and by that, I mean obtain success both on the ice as well as in the classroom,” added Swallow. “Our student-athletes will get a great education here at Nichols, be contributing members of the community and [will] enjoy their experience playing hockey.”

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