Nick Siergiej (pronounced SIR-gay) begins his eighth season with the University of Notre Dame hockey program, serving as the program's coordinator of hockey operations. Siergiej joined the Irish at the beginning of the 2008-09 campaign after three seasons as the director of hockey operations at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
With the Irish, Siergiej oversees all aspects of the team's video operations, including filming and editing games and practices to create, maintain and manage a complete statistical and video library for the Notre Dame coaching staff.
Siergiej also serves as the program's marketing, media and service liaison and assists with the daily operations of the hockey program.
During the summer, Siergiej is the assistant director of the highly successful Notre Dame hockey camps.
This season, Siergiej will also serve as Team USA's video coordinator at the 2016 World Junior Championships, which will be held from Dec. 26, 2015, to Jan. 5, 2016, in Helsinki, Finland.
A native of Eagle River, Wis., Siergiej joined the Minnesota Duluth hockey program in 2006 after spending four years at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls where he also served as the director of hockey operations for the Division III power Falcons.
The 32-year old Siergiej handled all the video-related duties with the Bulldogs, including game breakdowns and pre-scouting while assisting the coaching staff with various administrative duties.
A 2006 graduate of Wisconsin-River Falls, Siergiej earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration and a master's degree in education from Minnesota in 2008.
A graduate of Northland Pines High School in Eagle River, he was a four-year letter winner in golf. As a senior he was team captain and took team most valuable player honors. While at Northlands, Siergiej was the equipment manager and administrative assistant for the boys hockey team.
Siergiej and his wife, Dawn, a Notre Dame women's soccer assistant coach, were married in May 2014 and reside in South Bend.