Former Curry assistant, Southern Maine captain Nies named Merrimack’s video coordinator

Merrimack announced Wednesday the hiring of David Nies as the team’s video coordinator, where he will oversee all aspects of team video, including film breakdown/exchange, and will also assist in analytics.

Nies, who was an assistant coach at Curry last season, also played at Southern Maine, captaining the club in 2012-13.

“We are thrilled to have David joining our organization,” Merrimack coach Mark Dennehy said in a statement. “Any time that we have an opening, we are looking to get better. David’s experience at Curry College has him prepared to bring his role here to another level.”

“I couldn’t be more thrilled and honored to join the Merrimack College staff and become a part of the Warrior family,” Nies added. “I look forward to working alongside a team of such skilled professionals and adding value to such a progressive college hockey program.”

Previous coaching stints for Nies include a year at Ohio University (ACHA D-I) in 2014-15 and another year as a volunteer assistant coach at Southern Maine during the 2013-14 academic year.