Football Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Scott Frost
Scott Frost's rapid rise up the coaching ranks culminated with the former Husker returning to his alma mater, as Frost was announced Nebraska's head coach on Dec. 2, 2017. In Frost, the Huskers have a proven winner familiar with the Nebraska culture and tradition.   FULL BIO
 
Defensive Coordinator
Erik Chinander
Erik Chinander was the defensive coordinator at UCF and followed Scott Frost to Nebraska. Chinander has coached in three national title games and was a 2016 Broyles Award (nation's top assistant) nominee.   FULL BIO
Offensive Coordinator - Wide Receivers
Troy Walters
One of five finalists for the Broyles Award in 2017, Troy Walters coordinated a UCF offense that led the nation in scoring in 2017 and ranked fifth in total offense. A former Biletnikoff Award winner, Walters is also a top wide receivers coach.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Offensive Line
Greg Austin
A former Husker offensive guard, Greg Austin returned to his alma mater in December of 2017 after two years as Scott Frost's offensive line coach at UCF. Austin previously spent three seasons as an NFL offensive line coach.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Tight Ends
Sean Beckton
Sean Beckton coached for more than 20 years in Florida before coming to Nebraska. Beckton played a major role in recruiting the talent that helped the Knights go 12-0 in 2017, and tight end Jordan Akins was a first-team all-league selection.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Defensive Line
Mike Dawson
Mike Dawson followed Scott Frost from UCF to Nebraska. Dawson boasts 19 years of coaching experience, including three seasons in the NFL. In 2017, two of his three starting defensive linemen earned All-AAC honors.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Outside LBs/Special Teams
Jovan Dewitt
Jovan Dewitt brings a wealth of experience into his first season on the Nebraska staff. He owns 18 years of coaching experience, including nine seasons as a defensive coordinator and four years as a special teams coordinator.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Defensive Backs
Travis Fisher
Former NFL cornerback Travis Fisher followed Scott Frost to Lincoln after coaching the defensive backs the past two seasons at Central Florida. At UCF, Fisher helped the Knights rank fifth nationally with 33 interceptions in 2016-17.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Running Backs
Ryan Held
Ryan Held returned to his alma mater in December of 2017. A coaching veteran with 12 years of head coaching experience, Held won two national championships as a Husker and he has also won two national titles as a coach.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach - Quarterbacks
Mario Verduzco
Mario Verduzco is the veteran of Nebraska's 2018 staff and has served as both a junior college and high school head coach. He has sent four quarterbacks to the NFL and coached 2017 AAC Offensive Player of the Year McKenzie Milton.   FULL BIO
Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach
Zach Duval
A Nebraska graduate and Master Strength and Conditioning Coach, Zach Duval returns to his alma mater to serve as the Huskers' head football strength and conditioning coach in 2018.   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
Defensive Quality Control
Barrett Ruud
The all-time leading tackler in Nebraska history, Barrett Ruud returns to coach his alma mater in 2018 as a member of Scott Frost's staff. Ruud served as a quality control administrator for UCF's perfect season in 2016 and 2017. As a player, Ruud was a Husker All-American, a second-round NFL draft pick and played eight seasons as an NFL linebacker, totaling more than 650 tackles.   FULL BIO
Offensive Qualify Control
Frank Verducci
Veteran coach Frank Verducci is in his first season on the Nebraska staff in 2018. He followed Scott Frost to Lincoln after serving as an offensive analyst in 2017 on Frost's staff at Central Florida.   FULL BIO
Matt Davison
Associate AD - Football
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Chief of Staff
Gerrod Lambrecht
Gerrod Lambrecht joined the Nebraska football program in December of 2017. He previously served as Scott Frost's Chief of Staff/Director of Operations at Central Florida in 2016 and 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
Associate Football Strength Coach
Clete McLeod
Clete McLeod joined the Nebraska football strength and conditioning staff in January 2016 and assists 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 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
Director of Recruiting
Sean Dillon
Sean Dillon joined the Nebraska football program in December of 2017, after serving as the director of player personnel at Central Florida the past two seasons.   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
Assistant Director of Recruiting
Ryan Callaghan
Ryan Callaghan had spent his entire career at Central Florida before deciding to follow Scott Frost to Lincoln and join the Husker staff. Callaghan served as UCF's assistant director of player personnel in each of Frost's two seasons as the Knights' head coach.   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
Player Personnel
Mike Cassano
Mike Cassano begins his first season at Nebraska in 2018 after spending the past two years in a dual role at Central Florida. In Orlando, Cassano served on Scott Frost's staff as the director of high school relations and as a quality control administrator for the offense.   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
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
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
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Graduate Manager - Quarterbacks
Chase Haslett
Chase Haslett is in his second season on the Nebraska staff in 2017 and serves as an offensive assistant. Haslett finished his collegiate career at Indiana University of Pennsylvania after spending his first three seasons at Illinois.   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
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
Contact us
Football Office Address
Nebraska Football Office One Memorial Stadium P.O. Box 880125 Lincoln, NE 68588-0125 (402) 472-3116   FULL BIO