Nicholas Guerriero was named Assistant Director of Sports Information and women's basketball play-by-play announcer in the Fall of 2011.
A young veteran in the booth and in the media relations field, Guerriero has been a devoted play-by-play announcer and sports information representative at NCAA Division I members Iona College and St. Francis College and NCAA Division III institution Manhattanville College.
In September 2010, Guerriero was profiled by the Sports Video Group, as an up-and-coming broadcaster and video-production specialist. SVG is a nationally recognized online magazine that is devoted to publicizing the creation and distribution of sports content through broadcasting and marketing. Manhattanville Surpasses Its Own Record for Streaming Productions: Sports Video Group
What did SVG see in Mr. Guerriero? Well, during his time at St. Francis and Manhattanville, Guerriero developed a pair of video streaming networks for both institutions: first a free audio/video streaming network which he developed entitled the “Terrier Sports Network”, and then at Manhattanville, he worked with Pack Network (GoValiants.TV) to create one of the most respected in-house broadcasting networks in all of Division III.
Upon leaving his position with the Terriers, Guerriero took over as the Assistant Director of Sports Information at Manhattanville, where he was responsible for assisting with maintaining the Manhattanville Athletics website, GoValiants.com; writing and distributing press releases; serving as official scorer for many of the Valiants home games; producing team media guides, game programs and other publications; and promoting the school’s 21 varsity teams to both local and national media outlets.
After completing his two-year term at Manhattanville, Guerriero was hired at Iona. With the Gaels, Guerriero broadcasted all 30 women’s basketball games on ICGaels.com in 11-12 and even made contributions on the men’s side as a color commentator working with the legendary “Voice of the Gaels” Gary Stanley. Guerriero had the opportunity to host a pre-game interactive talk show prior to the NCAA 2012 First Four game between Iona and Brigham Young University. In the spring of 2012, he was on-air when the Iona softball team captured their third consecutive MAAC Championship en route to the NCAA Tournament and a spot in the Berkley Regional, which was also heard on ICGaels.com.
Aside from his duties at Iona, Manhattanville and St. Francis, Guerriero worked with the Northeast Conference and Pack Network as a volunteer broadcaster for the 2008 women’s basketball and softball tournaments. Guerriero has also volunteered his time working various NCAA Tournaments in the media relations departments. In 2011 and 2012, Guerriero worked the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Bridgeport Regional taking post-game notes and collecting press conference quotes. At the 2012 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Bridgeport Regional, he worked as a photo steward and at the 2012 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Final Four and Championship he worked as the press conference moderator at Stony Brook University.
In the summers of 2009-2011, Guerriero took on the responsibility of Director of Media and Public Relations for the Brooklyn Knights and Ironbound Express of the United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League. With both clubs his responsibilities included marketing, managing the ticket office and merchandise stands, public address announcer and in-game statistics.
Guerriero is a 2009 graduate of St. Francis College, in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., Guerriero spent five years working for the Department of Athletics as well as working with the colleges Communications Arts Department in the brand new state of the High Definition Television Studio as a student-teacher. In 2006, Guerriero was trained and certified by Ross Productions, in Ottawa, Ontario for HD-TV Production.
In 2011, Guerriero received his Masters Degree from the Sports Business Management program at Manhattanville College.