Nick Nelson
Nick Nelson
Title: Director of Operations

The 2021 season will be Nick’s first year with the Southern Illinois Miners. Originally from Rochester, Minnesota, Nick graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Communications. Since graduation, Nick has spent time with multiple Minor league baseball teams including the Missoula Osprey, Clinton Lumberkings, and Bradenton Marauders. Nick is excited to continue his baseball career with the Miners at Rent One Park!


  1. Where did you go to college?    Iowa State University
  2. What did you major in?     Communications
  3. What was your favorite TV show growing up? Why?       The office. Michael Scott is the best!
  4. Choose a movie title for the story of your life?      “Take Me Out To The Ballgame”
  5. What was your favorite toy as a kid? Why?       Growing up in Minnesota, my favorite toy was my Joe Mauer Quickswing! It’s a device that let’s you take batting practice by yourself.
  6. What is your favorite holiday and why?       My favorite holiday is Halloween because it gives me an excuse to eat candy.
  7. What was the last book you read?       The last book I read was ‘Find Your Yellow Tux : How to be successful by Standing Out” by Jessie Cole.
  8. On a scale from 1-10 how funny do you think you are?       7
  9. What does #ALLIN mean to you?       #ALLIN means giving everything you have to provide family-fun entertainment for our community!