Patrick Oliveto has left his position as assistant coach at Niagara to join the staff of the Academy of Hockey at Buffalo’s HarborCenter.
Oliveto spent four seasons on the staff at Niagara, where he played from 2003 to 2007. He’ll become a development coach at the Academy of Hockey.
Before joining Niagara’s staff in 2011, Oliveto was an assistant coach at Buffalo State following a pro career in the ECHL.
In his four-year playing career at Niagara, the defenseman had 10 goals and 56 points. He was the school’s male student-athlete of the year in 2007.