Stanley Lee Von Nieda, Jr.
June 19, 1922
1939-40 Ephrata High School - Pennsylvania (High School)
1942-43 Penn State (College)
1946-47 Lancaster Red Roses (EBL)
1947-48 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1948-49 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBL)
1949-50 Tri-Cities Blackhawks (NBA)
1949-50 Baltimore Bullets (NBA)
1950-51 Elizabeth College - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1950-51 Lancaster Red Roses (EBL) Player / head coach
1951-52 Elizabeth College - Pennsylvania (College) Head coach
1951-52 Lancaster Red Roses (EBL) Player / head coach
1952-53 Lancaster Red Roses (EBL) Player / head coach
1961-62 Hazleton Hawks (EBL) Head Coach
1977-78 Lancaster Red Roses (EBA) Assistant coach
1978-79 Lancaster Red Roses (EBA) Assistant coach
From Pennsylvania, Von Nieda was a popular figure in the game, having played the game in high school and college before a moving to the pro level. He after playing in the NBL and NBA, he went on to coach at Elizabeth College, even while still playing professionally in Pennsylvania. After his playing and coaching days, he worked as a advertising salesman for the Yellow Pages as well as many years as a bartender. His uncle also played at Penn State, in the late 1920's.
He served in the military during World War 2 as a paratrooper.
He married Dorothy Bartek and they had four sons and two daughters.
Evening Sun (Hanover, PA), November 1, 1950
Gettysburg Times, March 14, 1952
Plain Speaker (Hazleton, PA), September 20, 1961
John Von Nieda, January 2017