Nick Mariniello is the current Athletic Director and head basketball coach for Hudson Catholic Regional High School. Graduated from The College of New Jersey in 1990 with degrees in political science and marketing. Later received a teaching certificate from Caldwell College and a teaching handicap certificate from New Jersey City University in 1997. Nick started his basketball coaching career at Bloomfield Tech High School in the year 2000 and was the head coach until 2008. In those years Nick accomplished four state championships and a county championship. In 2003 he received NJ state coach of the year, and in 2007 he received MSG tri-state coach of the year.

After his successful time with Bloomfield Tech, he joined Hudson Catholic in 2009 and has been the head coach ever since. Two years into his coaching at Hudson Catholic, he then became the school Athletic Director. During his time as Athletic Director and head coach, the school has received 8 state championships, 12 county championships, and over 20 divisional championships. His success as a basketball coach and athletic director have been paramount. The future for Hudson Catholic sports will only grow with Nick Mariniello leading the way.