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Mark Nicolet
Position: Tight Ends & J-Backs Coach
Alma Mater: Hillsdale
Graduating Year: 2008
Phone: 515-271-4175
Email: mark.nicolet@drake.edu

Mark Nicolet is in his second year with the Drake football program in 2012, coaching the Bulldogs' tight ends and J-Backs.

In 2010 Nicolet served as quarterbacks coach at his alma mater Hillsdale College, helping guide the Chargers to a 9-3 record, a Division II playoff berth and an all-Division single-season completion percentage record of 75.7 percent. Hillsdale quarterback Troy Weatherhead was named 2010 GLIAC Conference Player of the Year under Nicolet's guidance.
 
Nicolet played three years of professional football after graduation from Hillsdale. Nicolet also played a season for the Green Bay Blizzard of the AFL2. 
 
As a quarterback and student-athlete at Hillsdale Nicolet set a high standard of excellence. Leading the team to an 8-3 record, he was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Year in 2007 and the GLIAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the 2007-08 athletic year. He set several single-game and single-season school records while playing for Hillsdale from 2004-07.

A graduate of Zionsville (IN) High School, Mark and his wife Meagan, a 2009 Hillsdale College graduate, were married in January 2010.