Nicholas Kjaerholt

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Position
Graduate Assistant

• Nicholas Kjaerholt begins his second season as a graduate assistant for the Florida State Women’s Basketball program.
• As part of FSU’s 24-9 team in the 2018-19 season, he helped the program in several ways: Assisting in practice planning and preparation, scout team duties pre and post-game, game preparation and helping organize team travel.
• Kjaerholt was previously an assistant coach at West Virginia University Institute of Technology where he had a myriad of roles: He headed up the strength and conditioning program, prepared scouting reports, structured player development and assisted in the overall operations of the team.
• In his four years with West Virginia Tech, the program was a consistent Top 25 ballclub, garnering as high as a No. 11 ranking in the 2016-17 season.
• From 2012-14, Kjaerholt was a graduate assistant/assistant coach for the University of Rio Grande. He focused on all areas of the basketball program, from day-to-day operations, strength and conditioning and academics as well.
• He first honed his skills at West Virginia Tech as a student assistant in the 2011-12 season, helping with scouting reports and preparing game film.
• Kjaerholt played at Broome Community College from 2007-2009, helping his team to a Mid-State Athletic Conference title in 2008. In that year, he also was named to the Mid-State Athletic Conference Team, the all-region team and earned a spot on the Dean’s List.
• In addition to captaining Broome Community College, he also captained WVU Tech in the 2010-11 season.
• Originally from Copenhagen, Denmark, Kjaerholt played for the Danish Men’s National Teams in the U-15, U-16, U-17, U-18, U-19 and U-20 divisions.
• Kjaerholt is married to Ania Kowalska, who is the head coach of the WVU Tech women’s basketball team. They have one son, Noah (age 3).