Nibbelink, now in his 26th year as head athletic trainer, joined the Green Terror staff in August 1990 in the position of senior coach/lecturer.
He earned his bachelor of science in physical education from Towson State University in 1986 with a minor in athletic training. He earned his masters in sports sciences in 1989 from Ohio University.
Nibbelink oversees the day-to-day operations of the athletic training room and health care of intercollegiate athletes. He primarily works with the football, men's basketball and men's lacrosse teams.
He is also an instructor in the Exercise Science and Physical Education department, teaching undergraduate courses in Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and Advanced Athletic Training as well as a graduate-level course, Sports Medicine for the Coach and Physical Educator.
Nibbelink also teaches activity courses in badminton, golf and raquetball.
In his free time, Nibbelink enjoys golf, tennis, badminton and reading.
Nibbelink resides in Hampstead with his wife Lisa and his two sons, Zach and Nate, as well as Bo, the groundhog killing Bichon and Buck, the yellow lab who is occasionally visits the McDaniel training room.