Football Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Mike Riley
Mike Riley has a reputation of being one of the most professional and nicest men in the profession, but his coaching acumen also speaks volumes. Riley is in his third year as Nebraska's head coach and his 26th season overall as a head coach. Riley has the second-most coaching experience among all FBS head coaches, and the second-most professional head coaching experience among current college head coaches.    FULL BIO
 
Defensive Coordinator
Bob Diaco
The winner of the 2012 Broyles Award, Bob Diaco joined the Nebraska staff as defensive coordinator in January of 2017. Diaco is regarded as one of the top defensive minds in college football and has a proven track record of success at the highest level. Diaco came to Nebraska after three seasons as the head coach at the University of Connecticut.   FULL BIO
Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Danny Langsdorf
Danny Langsdorf is in his third season as Nebraska's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach on Mike Riley's coaching staff. Langsdorf has extensive experience working with Riley, serving two stints on the Oregon State coaching staff, before joining Riley in Lincoln before the 2015 season.    FULL BIO
Safeties/Special Teams
Scott Booker
Scott Booker will serve as an assistant coach for Nebraska in 2017, working with the Husker safeties and special teams. Booker has 14 years of coaching experience at the Football Bowl Subdivision level, and served on the Notre Dame staff from 2010 to 2016.   FULL BIO
Linebackers Coach
Trent Bray
Trent Bray is in his third season as Nebraska's linebackers coach and his sixth season overall on Mike Riley's coaching staff.    FULL BIO
Offensive Line Coach
Mike Cavanaugh
Mike Cavanaugh is in his third season on the Nebraska coaching staff, serving as the Huskers' offensive line coach. Cavanaugh is in his 13th season with Mike Riley, working for 10 seasons on Riley's Oregon State staff.    FULL BIO
Running Backs Coach
Reggie Davis
Reggie Davis is in his third season on the Nebraska coaching staff and coaches the Husker running backs. Davis has NFL experience as a player and a coach, and also has experience working with Coach Mike Riley, serving as the Oregon State running backs coach from 2008 to 2010.   FULL BIO
Defensive Line Coach
John Parrella
John Parrella is in his second season at his alma mater, after returning to join Mike Riley's Nebraska staff as the defensive line coach in 2016. Parrella has made a fast rise in the coaching profession and brings a championship history as a player to the Husker staff.    FULL BIO
Cornerbacks Coach
Donte Williams
Donte' Williams was hired in December of 2016 as the Huskers' cornerbacks coach after spending the 2016 season at the University of Arizona. Williams is generally regarded as one of the nation’s top young recruiters and defensive coaches.   FULL BIO
Wide Receivers Coach
Keith Williams
Keith Williams is in his third season on the Nebraska coaching staff as the Huskers' wide receivers coach. Williams has extensive collegiate experience working with wideouts, coaching the position for each of the past 17 seasons.    FULL BIO
Graduate Assistant Coach - Offensive Line
Roman Sapolu
Roman Sapolu is in his second season as a graduate assistant at Nebraska in 2017, and his third season overall on the Husker staff.    FULL BIO
Graduate Assistant Coach - Defensive Line
Andrew Seumalo
Andrew Seumalo is in his first season on the Nebraska coaching staff in 2017. Seumalo serves as a graduate assistant and works extensively with the Husker defensive line, a unit that is switching from a 4-3 scheme last season to a 3-4 scheme this fall.   FULL BIO
Graduate Assistant Coach - Special Teams
Nick Smith
Nick Smith is in his second season on the Nebraska coaching staff working as a special teams assistant. Smith spent six years on the Abilene Christian coaching staff before coming to Nebraska.   FULL BIO
Graduate Assistant Coach - Tight Ends
Tavita Thompson
Tavita Thompson is in his third season on the Nebraska staff as a graduate assistant coach, working primarily with NU's tight ends.   FULL BIO
Associate Athletics Director for Football Administration
Dan Van De Riet
Dan Van De Riet joined the Huskers in December of 2014 as Nebraska's Associate Athletic Director for Football Operations. Van De Riet is in his 16th consecutive season on Coach Mike Riley's staff in 2017.   FULL BIO
Director of Football Operations
Adam Clark
Adam Clark joined the Nebraska football staff in the spring of 2017 as the Director of Football Operations. Clark comes to Nebraska after spending the past six years at the University of Minnesota.   FULL BIO
Head Football Strength Coach
Mark Philipp
Mark Philipp is in his third season serving as Nebraska's head football strength coach. Philipp assumed his role in January of 2015, shortly after Mike Riley was hired as the Huskers' head football coach.   FULL BIO
Associate Football Strength Coach
Clete McLeod
Clete McLeod joined the Nebraska football strength and conditioning staff in January 2016 and assists Head Football Strength Coach Mark Philipp with all aspects of strength and conditioning for football.   FULL BIO
Assistant Football Strength Coach
Jamie Belt
Jamie Belt is in his third year as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Nebraska in 2017. Belt joined the Huskers in January of 2015 and assists Head Football Strength Coach Mark Philipp with all aspects of strength and conditioning for football.   FULL BIO
Assistant Football Strength Coach
Andrew Ervin
Andrew Ervin joined the Huskers in January of 2015 as an assistant strength coach for the football team. Ervin assists Head Football Strength Coach Mark Philipp with all aspects of strength and conditioning for football.   FULL BIO
Assistant Football Strength Coach
Darren Mustin
Darren Mustin joined the Huskers in May 2016 as an assistant strength coach for the football team. Mustin assists Head Football Strength Coach Mark Philip with all aspects of strength and conditioning for football.   FULL BIO
Assistant Director of Football Operations
Kevin Cristello
Kevin Cristello was named Assistant Director of Football Operations in March of 2017. Cristello joined the Husker football staff after spending the six seasons at Eastern Kentucky.   FULL BIO
Executive Director of Player Personnel/Special Assistant to the Head Coach
Billy Devaney
Billy Devaney joined the Nebraska staff in 2016 as Executive Director of Player Personnel and Special Assistant to the Head Coach. Devaney is a veteran NFL executive with more than three decades of experience in the National Football League in administrative and player personnel roles.   FULL BIO
Director of Recruiting
Andy Vaughn
Andy Vaughn is in his third season with the Nebraska football program as the Director of Football and Recruiting Operations.   FULL BIO
Director of High School Relations
Kenny Wilhite
Kenny Wilhite is in his fourth season on the Nebraska football staff and serves as the Huskers' Director of High School Relations.   FULL BIO
Associate Director of Player Personnel
Todd McShane
Todd McShane serves as Nebraska's associate director of player personnel on Coach Mike Riley's football staff.   FULL BIO
Offensive Analyst & Recruiting Specialist
Nick Halberg
Nick Halberg is in his third season on the Nebraska football staff and his second year as the Huskers' offensive analyst and recruiting specialist.    FULL BIO
Director of Video Technology
Tate Guillotte
Tate Guillotte is in his first season as the director of video technology at Nebraska in 2016, after previously serving as the assistant video director for five seasons.   FULL BIO
Director of Player Development
James Rodgers
James Rodgers joined the Nebraska football staff in August 2016 as an intern in the personnel department.   FULL BIO
Video Coordinator
Ryan Voecks
Ryan Voecks returned to the Nebraska Athletic Department as a Video Coordinator for the Nebraska Football staff in July 2016. Voecks previously worked for Nebraska as an on call video specialist from 2008 to 2010 and a videographer from 2005 to 2007.   FULL BIO
Assistant Director of Player Personnel
Michael Philipp
Michael Philipp is in his third season on the Nebraska football staff, and was promoted to assistant director of player personnel in September of 2017.   FULL BIO
Football Secretary - Head Coach/Defense/Special Teams
Joni Duff
Joni Duff began her association with the Nebraska football office in 1980. Duff serves as assistant to the defensive assistants and also handles multiple office functions.   FULL BIO
Football Staff Secretary - Offense/Recruiting
Teri Riggins
Teri Riggins has served as a secretary in the football office since 1998 and began her association with the athletic department in 1996.   FULL BIO
Cole Ashby
Graduate Manager - Wide Receivers
Cole Ashby
  
Graduate Manager - Secondary
Jon Clark
Jon Clark is in his third season on the Nebraska defensive coaching staff in 2017.    FULL BIO
Graduate Manager - Quarterbacks
Chase Haslett
Chase Haslett is in his second season on the Nebraska staff in 2017. He serves as an offensive assistant, primarily assisting quarterbacks coach and offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf. Chase Haslett finished his collegiate career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania after spending his first three seasons at Illinois.   FULL BIO
Personnel Intern
Mike Doctor
Michael Doctor is entering his first season with the Nebraska coaching staff in 2017. He serves as an office assistant, primarily assisting linebackers coach Trent Bray.   FULL BIO
Personnel Intern
Shelly Lyons
Shelly Lyons is in his second season on the Nebraska staff in 2017. Lyons serves as a defensive assistant, working specifically with the Husker linebackers and assistant coach Trent Bray.    FULL BIO
Personnel Intern
John Weiss
John Weiss is in his second year on the Nebraska football staff, serving as an offensive assistant. Weiss work primarily with the fullbacks while assisting running backs coach Reggie Davis.    FULL BIO
Recruiting/Operations Intern
Addison Morris
Addison Morris joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in January 2017 as an Operations Intern for the Nebraska football team.   FULL BIO
Recruiting Intern
Kevin Ashmos
Kevin Ashmos joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in May 2017 as an recruiting Intern for the Nebraska football team.   FULL BIO
Contact us
Football Office Address
Nebraska Football Office One Memorial Stadium P.O. Box 880125 Lincoln, NE 68588-0125 (402) 472-3116   FULL BIO