Steve Nilsen is in his fifth season with the Marist baseball program.
After having served as a volunteer assistant form 2012-15, Nilsen is the program's director of operations for the 2016 season. Nilsen will oversee camps and clinics among other administrative duties.
He started his collegiate career at SUNY Cobleskill as a pitcher and outfielder. He then transferred to The College of Saint Rose, where he completed his collegiate career
After graduating from St. Rose, Nilsen has held positions within athletics: Parisi Speed School Director, Personal Trainer, Baseball Instructor / Performance Coach and has coached Legion Baseball, Travel and High School sports. Steve holds degrees in Sports Management and Physical Education currently pursuing his Masters in Health Education.
Steve currently resides in Pougkeepsie, N.Y. and is a physical education teacher at Franklin D. Roosevelt High School in Hyde Park, N.Y.