Football Coaching Staff

Football Coaching Staff

Scott Frost

Scott Frost

Head Coach

Head Coach
Scott Frost
Scott Frost's rapid rise up the coaching ranks culminated with the former Husker returning to his alma mater, as he begins his second season at Nebraska in 2019. The Huskers have one of the nation's top coaches in Frost, the 2017 consensus national coach of the year and a proven winner familiar with the Nebraska culture and tradition.   FULL BIO
 

Erik Chinander

Erik Chinander

Defensive Coordinator

Defensive Coordinator
Erik Chinander
Erik Chinander is in his second season as Nebraska's defensive coordinator and his 17th year of coaching overall. He is in his fourth consecutive season serving as Scott Frost's defensive coordinator, and Chinander has coached with Frost at four schools (Nebraska, UCF, Oregon and Northern Iowa) for a total of 11 years.   FULL BIO

Troy Walters

Troy Walters

Offensive Coordinator - Wide Receivers

Offensive Coordinator - Wide Receivers
Troy Walters
Troy Walters is in his second season as Nebraska's offensive coordinator in 2019 and his fourth consecutive season serving as Scott Frost's offensive coordinator. A 2017 Broyles Award finalist and former Biletnikoff Award winner, Walters is in his 11th year overall as an assistant, including his 10th season at the FBS level and eighth season at a Power Five school.   FULL BIO

Greg Austin

Greg Austin

Assistant Coach - Offensive Line

Assistant Coach - Offensive Line
Greg Austin
A former Husker offensive lineman, Greg Austin is in his second season at his alma mater in 2019, coaching the position he once played. Austin owns 10 seasons of experience coaching in the collegiate and NFL ranks. He has spent seven of those 10 seasons with fellow Husker alum Scott Frost, including serving as Frost's offensive line coach for the fourth straight season.   FULL BIO

Sean Beckton

Sean Beckton

Assistant Coach - Tight Ends

Assistant Coach - Tight Ends
Sean Beckton
Veteran coach Sean Beckton is in his second season as Nebraska's tight ends coach in 2019. He is in his 24th season overall, having spent the first 22 years of his career coaching in the high school, collegiate and professional ranks in Florida.   FULL BIO

Jovan Dewitt

Jovan Dewitt

Assistant Coach - Outside LBs/Special Teams

Assistant Coach - Outside LBs/Special Teams
Jovan Dewitt
Jovan Dewitt is in his second season as Nebraska's outside linebacker coach and special teams coordinator. Dewitt owns a wealth of  knowledge with 21 years of collegiate experience. Dewitt boasts nine seasons of experience as a defensive coordinator and six years as a special teams coordinator. He has coached linebackers and special teams in each of Scott Frost's four seasons as a head coach.   FULL BIO

Travis Fisher

Travis Fisher

Assistant Coach - Defensive Backs

Assistant Coach - Defensive Backs
Travis Fisher
Travis Fisher is in his second season on the Husker sideline in 2019, where he coaches the defensive backs. Fisher entered the coaching ranks following a nine-year NFL career, and he is in the sixth season of his coaching career, the last four of which have been as a member of Scott Frost's staff.   FULL BIO

Ryan Held

Ryan Held

Assistant Coach - Running Backs

Assistant Coach - Running Backs
Ryan Held
Ryan Held is in his second season at his alma mater in 2019, where he coaches the Husker running backs.  A coaching veteran with 12 years of head coaching experience, Held has won four national championships in his career, including two as a player and two as a coach.   FULL BIO

Barrett Ruud

Barrett Ruud

Assistant Coach - Inside Linebackers

Assistant Coach - Inside Linebackers
Barrett Ruud
Barrett Ruud, the all-time leading tackler in Nebraska history, is in his second season as the Huskers' inside linebackers coach in 2019. Ruud entered the coaching ranks shortly after an eight-year NFL career, and he has been a member of Scott Frost's staff each of the last four seasons.   FULL BIO

Tony Tuioti

Tony Tuioti

Defensive Line Coach

Defensive Line Coach
Tony Tuioti
Tony Tuioti joined the Nebraska coaching staff just prior to spring practice. He brings a rich and diverse coaching background into his first season as the Huskers' defensive line coach in 2019. Overall, Tuioti has nine seasons of experience in college football and two seasons as an assistant working with the Cleveland Browns defensive line.   FULL BIO

Mario Verduzco

Mario Verduzco

Assistant Coach - Quarterbacks

Assistant Coach - Quarterbacks
Mario Verduzco
Mario Verduzco is the veteran of Nebraska's coaching staff, as he boasts 43 years of coaching experience. He is in his fourth season serving as Scott Frost's quarterbacks coach, and he has coached with Frost for a total of six seasons at three different schools. A 2018 Broyles Award nominee, Verduzco is widely recognized as one of the game's top quarterback coaches.   FULL BIO

Zach Duval

Zach Duval

Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach

Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach
Zach Duval
The 2017 National Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, Zach Duval is in his second season as Nebraska's head football strength and conditioning coach and his fourth season under Scott Frost.   FULL BIO

Gerrod Lambrecht

Gerrod Lambrecht

Chief of Staff

Chief of Staff
Gerrod Lambrecht
Gerrod Lambrecht is in his second season at Nebraska in 2019. Serving as Scott Frost's Chief of Staff for the fourth straight season, Lambrecht takes a lead role with all administrative aspects of the program.   FULL BIO

Matt Davison

Matt Davison

Associate AD - Football

Associate AD - Football
Matt Davison
Matt Davison is in his second season serving as the Associate Athletic Director for Football. A former Husker football and basketball player, Davison was a teammate of Scott Frost. Davison also serves as analyst for the Husker Sports Network's game-day football broadcasts.   FULL BIO

Sean Dillon

Sean Dillon

Director of Player Personnel

Director of Player Personnel
Sean Dillon
Sean Dillon is in his second season as Nebraska's director of player personnel and his fourth straight season in that role under Scott Frost. Dillon is in his 13th straight season serving on the same staff as Frost.   FULL BIO

Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan

Assistant Director of Player Personnel

Assistant Director of Player Personnel
Ryan Callaghan
Ryan Callaghan is in his second season as Nebraska's assistant director of player personnel in 2019. Previously, Callaghan had spent his entire career at UCF before deciding to follow Scott Frost to Lincoln .   FULL BIO

Kenny Wilhite

Kenny Wilhite

Director of High School Relations

Director of High School Relations
Kenny Wilhite
Kenny Wilhite is in his sixth season overall on the Nebraska football staff in 2019 and his fourth season as the Huskers' director of high school relations.   FULL BIO

Trent Mossbrucker

Trent Mossbrucker

Director of Football & Recruiting Admin

Director of Football & Recruiting Admin
Trent Mossbrucker
Trent Mossbrucker is in his second season as Nebraska's director of football and recruiting administration. He serves a key administrative role in the day-to-day operations of the football program, specifically overseeing recruiting efforts which landed the Huskers a top-20 class in 2019.   FULL BIO

Jessica Stinger

Jessica Stinger

Director of On Campus Recruiting

Director of On Campus Recruiting
Jessica Stinger
Jessica Stinger is in her first season as the Huskers' director of on campus recruiting. She directs all efforts when Nebraska hosts prospects on official and unofficial visits, in addition to assisting in NU's overall recruiting efforts.   FULL BIO

Andrew Sims

Andrew Sims

Associate Director of Football Operations

Associate Director of Football Operations
Andrew Sims
Andrew Sims is in his first season as Nebraska's associate director of football operations after joining the program in June. In his role, Sims works with Chief of Staff Gerrod Lambrecht and Associate Athletic Director for Football Matt Davison to assist in the day-to-day operations of the football program. Sims also serves as a liaison with other units within the athletic department, assists with the budget, team travel and summer camps and clinics, along with numerous other duties associated with the Husker football program, its coaches and student-athletes.   FULL BIO

Ron Brown

Ron Brown

Director of Player Development

Director of Player Development
Ron Brown
Ron Brown is in his second season as Nebraska's director of player development. He has a long association with Husker football, serving as an assistant coach for 24 seasons (1987-2003 and again from 2008-14). Brown serves in a non-coaching role, mentoring Husker football student-athletes in numerous off-field development areas. He also assists in community outreach efforts for both Husker football players and staff.    FULL BIO

Matt Haron

Matt Haron

Director of Video Technology

Director of Video Technology
Matt Haron
Matt Haron is in his first season as Nebraska's director of video technology in 2019. Haron is in his 11th season overall working in football video, including his fifth as a football video director.   FULL BIO

Ryan Voecks

Ryan Voecks

Video Coordinator

Video Coordinator
Ryan Voecks
Ryan Voecks is in his fourth season as Nebraska's video coordinator. Voecks previously worked for Nebraska as an on call video specialist from 2008 to 2010 and a videographer from 2005 to 2007.    FULL BIO

Orah Garst

Orah Garst

Director of Football Creative & Engagement

Director of Football Creative & Engagement
Orah Garst
Orah Garst is in his first season as Nebraska's director of creative and engagement. Garst brings both a creative and coaching background into his role at Nebraska.   FULL BIO

Frank Verducci

Frank Verducci

Senior Offensive Analyst

Senior Offensive Analyst
Frank Verducci
Veteran coach Frank Verducci is in his second season on the Nebraska staff in 2019. He followed Scott Frost to Lincoln after serving as an offensive analyst in Frost's final season at UCF. Before serving as an analyst under Frost, Verducci was an on-field coach for 33 years, with half of those years spent at current Big Ten schools.   FULL BIO

Jack Cooper

Jack Cooper

Defensive Quality Control

Defensive Quality Control
Jack Cooper
Jack Cooper is in his second season as Nebraska's defensive quality control coach in 2019. He is in his fourth season overall as a member of Scott Frost's staff.   FULL BIO

Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper

Offensive Quality Control

Offensive Quality Control
Steve Cooper
Steve Cooper is in his second season as an offensive quality control coach at Nebraska in 2019.    FULL BIO

Zach Crespo

Zach Crespo

Special Teams Quality Control

Special Teams Quality Control
Zach Crespo
Zach Crespo is in his first season at Nebraska, serving as the Huskers' special teams quality control coach. Crespo followed Scott Frost to Lincoln after spending the past seven years at Central Florida.   FULL BIO

Steve DeMeo

Steve DeMeo

Assistant Quality Control

Assistant Quality Control
Steve DeMeo
Steve DeMeo is in his second season with the Nebraska football team and is an assistant in quality control. In his first season DeMeo was a graduate manager that assisted the offense, focusing specifically on the Husker offensive line.   FULL BIO

Mike Cassano

Mike Cassano

Offensive Analyst

Offensive Analyst
Mike Cassano
Mike Cassano is in his second season at Nebraska in 2019 and his fourth straight year on Scott Frost's staff. Cassano serves as an offensive analyst after being in charge of national high school relations in his first year in Lincoln.   FULL BIO

Dustin Haines

Dustin Haines

Offensive Analyst

Offensive Analyst
Dustin Haines
Dustin Haines is in his second season as an offensive analyst at Nebraska, and he is in his fourth season working on Scott Frost's offensive staff.   FULL BIO

Demeitre Brim

Demeitre Brim

Graduate Assistant Coach

Graduate Assistant Coach
Demeitre Brim
Demeitre Brim is in his second season as a graduate assistant in 2019, where he assists inside linebackers coach Barrett Ruud. Brim played for both Ruud and Nebraska Head Coach Scott Frost while he was a linebacker at UCF.   FULL BIO

Colby Ellis

Colby Ellis

Graduate Assistant Coach

Graduate Assistant Coach
Colby Ellis
Colby Ellis is in his second season as a graduate assistant in 2019. Overall, Ellis owns five years of coaching experience.   FULL BIO

Ryan Feder

Ryan Feder

Graduate Assistant Coach

Graduate Assistant Coach
Ryan Feder
Ryan Feder is in his first season as a graduate assistant at Nebraska and will assist defensive backs coach Travis Fisher.   FULL BIO

Tony Washington Jr.

Tony Washington Jr.

Graduate Assistant Coach

Graduate Assistant Coach
Tony Washington Jr.
Tony Washington Jr. is in his first season as a graduate assistant at Nebraska in 2019. Washington joins the Huskers after spending the past four seasons pursuing a player career in the National Football League.   FULL BIO

Cole Ashby

Cole Ashby

Graduate Manager - Wide Receivers

Graduate Manager - Wide Receivers
Cole Ashby
Cole Ashby is in his second season as an offensive graduate manager for the Huskers in 2018.   FULL BIO

Jasen Carlson

Jasen Carlson

Assistant Football Strength Coach

Assistant Football Strength Coach
Jasen Carlson
Jasen Carlson is in his second year as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska. Carlson has worked alongside Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Zach Duval in each of his five seasons in the profession.   FULL BIO

Dan Millington

Dan Millington

Assistant Football Strength Coach

Assistant Football Strength Coach
Dan Millington
Dan Millington is in his second season as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska. He is in his eighth year overall as a collegiate strength coach.   FULL BIO

Andrew Strop

Andrew Strop

Assistant Football Strength Coach

Assistant Football Strength Coach
Andrew Strop
Andrew Strop is in his second season as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska. Strop has worked under Husker Head Football Strength and Conditioning Coach Zach Duval at every stop of his career.   FULL BIO

Joni Duff

Joni Duff

Football Administrative Assistant

Football Administrative Assistant
Joni Duff
Joni Duff began her association with Nebraska football in 1980. She serves as administrative assistant to Head Coach Scott Frost and the defensive and special teams assistants. She also handles many of the day-to-day business and operational functions for the football office.   FULL BIO

Sean Beckton Jr.

Sean Beckton Jr.

Performance Intern

Performance Intern
Sean Beckton Jr.
Sean Beckton Jr. is in his second year as a performance intern. Previously, he was a volunteer strength coach at The Master's Academy in Florida, where he instructed secondary exercises and monitored proper core exercises.     FULL BIO

Football Office Address

Football Office Address

Contact us

Contact us
Football Office Address
Nebraska Football Office One Memorial Stadium P.O. Box 880125 Lincoln, NE 68588-0125 (402) 472-3116   FULL BIO