Nick Hercules begins his second year as assistant coach at Plymouth State. Hercules helped the Panthers in 2015-16 season to reach a 15-11 record.
Hercules's duties for the PSU program include the day to day operations, recruiting and scouting. Prior to Plymouth State, Coach Hercules was a undergraduate assistant coach at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas from 2012-15.
While in his second season as an undergrad assistant under Head Coach Ryan Moody, the Ravens took the Heart of America Athletic Conference by storm with a historic year. Benedictine (23-9) earned its first Heart of America regular season championship, clinching a national tournament berth for the first time in 44 seasons.
The Ravens went 24-9 and finished in second place in the Heart of America, earning another NAIA tournament berth in Coach Hercules' final season with the Ravens. The Benedictine defense finished in the Top 10 in multiple defensive categories and finished 22nd in the final NAIA rankings.
Among other daily duties, Coach Hercules helped with day-to-day operations, organized and helped execute practices, and served as a liaison between coaches and players.
Hercules received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Benedictine College in 2015.