My First Boss

John Brian Patrick Quinn passed away November 23,  2014 at the age of 71. Pat was a legendary figure in the world of hockey.  It would be very easy for any of you to Google his coaching record or long list of accomplishments as a player or coach but I would like to share with you my personal memorie...


What a Year! Nichols’ Five Cents February 2014

I am happy to be back in the swing of things and starting things off on the right foot with my first newsletter of 2014. So much has happened since my last newsletter that I hardly know where to begin. As you know my business is CRAZY busy in the summer months with my off-season programs and at that...


Nichol’s Five Cents Fall 2013

I'm Back! I hope that all of you had a fantastic summer. I am excited to get back into writing my newsletter and doing my podcasts. I actually miss it when I don't write to you monthly...but if you saw a typical work day for me in the summertime I think you would forgive me. My job is a little hecti...


A Day at the Toronto Zoo

Welcome to another edition of "Nichols Five Cents"! February is usually a depressing month for me for a variety of reasons. The weather in Toronto usually sucks this time of year, there are no major holidays, its Tax season, etc, etc, etc. But this year has been different. Last month was actually a...