Stuart Nichols completed his first season with the Rattlers, his 26th year as an athletic trainer and the 18th year working profession sports.
Nichols is the only two-time Central Hockey League Trainer of the Year as the head athletic trainer for the Tulsa Oilers. In addition to working hockey, Stuart was the head athletic trainer of the Tulsa Shock of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the Tulsa Talons of the Arena Football League (AFL). He has also served as an injury consultant to the San Jose Sabercats Arena Football Team and RayoOKC Professional Soccer Club.
Stuart completed his degree in sports medicine from Notheastern State University and was a graduate assistant athletic trainer with the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. He is certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and licensed to practice in multiple states.
Stuart is married to Jeannette Nichols and has two children, Tanner and Brady.