Assistant Coach EJ Nicholas has been an assistant coach for the previous four seasons. In that time, he has helped guide the Warriors to two North Sectional Championships and two league championships. Coach Nicholas spends the majority of his time working with the defense and goaltenders.
Nicholas is a 2011 graduate of Wayland High School. Coach Nicholas was a 4 year varsity player and 3-time all-star for the Warriors, earning All-Conference honors his senior year. Entering high school the year after the Warriors’ winless 2006-07 campaign, Nicholas’ 2011 graduating class is considered to be the beginning of Wayland’s hockey renaissance, making the playoffs in 3 out his 4 years and finishing with an overall record of 40-33-11.
EJ graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Massachusetts Maritime Academy in 2015, where he studied Emergency Management. He continued his hockey career while at Mass Maritimes and was instrumental in transforming hockey from an intramural sport into a competitive club team.
NIcholas is a Weston firefighter, where he lives.