Nick Schmidt, is a former MLL player and Assistant Coach at Rutgers University. Nick, who played for Rutgers from 2000-03, was a part of the incredible turnaround of Rutgers lacrosse. In his first three years, the team won a combined 10 games. During his senior campaign the Scarlet Knights went 10-5 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in 12 years. As a senior, he tallied 16 goals and added eight assists.
Additionally, Nick played for 6 years in the Major League Lacrosse (MLL). In 2007, he tallied 18 points and scooped 23 ground balls. He finished his career with the Chicago Machine after playing for both the New Jersey Pride and the Los Angeles Riptide. Currently the Head Coach at Manasquan High School, Nick has had the chance to coach at the youth and high school levels for the last five years. He received his teaching certification and has founded the South Brunswick Youth Lacrosse program to help the growth of the sport in the state of New Jersey.
Nick graduated from Rutgers in 2003 with a degree in Management and Labor Relations. He also received his teaching certification from Kean University. Nick has spent the last few summers with GameBreaker directing camps in multiple locations on the east coast.
• Played for the Denver Outlaws, Ohio Machine, LA Riptide and the Rochester Rattlers in his MLL career
• Four year starter at Ohio State
• Was a captain his senior year and is the only player in school history to lead the team in groundballs all for years
• Nationally ranked face-off man at Ohio State
• Buckeye Power Club award winner
• GWLL Conference Champion in 2003