At Elmhurst: Nikchevich never played high school soccer, instead focusing on club play year round. He played for David Richardson at Sockers FC Chicago in the Top Talent Program. His club team was state champion in 2001 and 2003. In addition to the state championship in 2001, FC Chicago was regional and national champion. The club team also claimed the 2002 Tampa Bay Sun Bowl tournament championship. He was also a member of his state's ODP in 2001 and 2002. He did play high school basketball, lettering as a freshman and sophomore.
Personal: Born May 1, 1985, Nikchevich is the son of John and Elizabeth Nikchevich. His father is a coach on the staff of Sockers FC Chicago. He has two younger siblings, Justinne and Eric. He has yet to declare a major at Marquette.