Eric Nickles, a veteran high school coach in the surrounding area, is the newest addition to The College of Wooster’s basketball staff. He’ll instruct players during practices and games, while aiding in game preparation, scouting the opposition, and providing additional help in the area of recruiting.
Nickles most recently spent two seasons as Hillsdale High School’s varsity boys’ basketball coach, and he previously spent four years an assistant with the Falcons. In between stints at Hillsdale, Nickles headed up Rittman High School girls’ program for four seasons. There, he earned a district coach of the year honor and was selected as a coach for the 2017 Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game.
As a player, Nickles twice helped Loudonville High School to the state semifinals.
Professionally, he’s the assistant superintendent at Ashland Golf Club.