Peru’s state sports department hires Nicolas Berry as part of sports coaching staff – METRO


PERU, Neb. – Earlier this summer, Peru’s state athletic department hired Nicolas Berry to join the athletic coaching staff. Berry is from Turlock, Calif., and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas.

While at Sterling, Berry worked with the Warriors soccer, baseball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and women’s basketball teams. He also had the opportunity to intern at places such as summer work camps for the University of Wisconsin White-Water and work for the Cedar Rapids Kernels, a minor league team for the Twins of Minnesota in 2021.

In 2022, he participated in the coverage and day-to-day operations of Gillette Physical Therapy and Apex Athletic Performance in Wyoming.

Here’s what Berry had to say about coming to Peru’s state staff…

“I’ve loved the Midwestern vibe ever since I moved from California to Kansas for college, now from Kansas to Nebraska,” Berry said. “There are a lot of great things happening on campus that I look forward to being part of. I love the college and the city. I love sports and look forward to working with our amazing athletes and staff!”

This is what the head athletic trainer Brent Melvin had to say about Berry joining the staff…

“We are thrilled to have Nicolas join the athletic coaching staff at PSC,” said Melvin. “Nicolas recently graduated from the Athletic Coaching Program at Sterling College. He will be working with the football, women’s basketball and baseball teams.”


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