Track and Field Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Gary Pepin
The all-time winningest track and field coach in the history of the Big 12 and the former Big Eight Conference, Nebraska Head Coach Gary Pepin will enter his 37th season as the head coach of the Nebraska men's and women's track and field teams in 2017, making him the longest tenured active coach in Cornhusker athletics and among Big Ten track and field programs.   FULL BIO
Sprints/Hurdles/Relays Coach
Matt Martin
Matt Martin is entering his 21st season as the Huskers' recruiting coordinator in 2017, and is also in his 13th season assisting with the Husker women's sprinters, hurdlers and relay teams.   FULL BIO
Sprints/Hurdles/Relays Coach
Billy Maxwell
A nationally renowned sprints/hurdles/relays coach, Billy Maxwell enters his 22nd season at Nebraska in 2017. Maxwell has been a critical element to the success of the Husker track and field program over the last two decades and was rewarded in 2015 with a selection to the USTFCCCA Hall of Fame.   FULL BIO
Distance Coach
David Harris
David Harris is entering his sixth season as the Huskers’ distance and middle distance coach in 2017. He is also Nebraska’s cross country head coach.   FULL BIO
Throws Coach
Scott Cappos
Scott Cappos enters his third year as Nebraska's throws coach in 2017. Cappos has coached more than 100 NCAA qualifiers and 50 conference champions.   FULL BIO
Pole Vault/Combined Events
T.J. Pierce
T.J. Pierce enters his fourth year as a pole vault/combined events coach for the Huskers after being promoted to an assistant position in 2013-14. Prior to that he was the program’s director of operations for eight years from 2005-13 and previously served as an assistant recruiting coordinator from 1998-2000.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Sprints/Hurdles)
Tom Fish
Tom Fish joined the Huskers as a volunteer assistant coach in 2015-16 and works with the sprinters and hurdlers.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Sprints/Hurdles)
Tim Thompson
Timothy Thompson is a native of Dallas, Texas who joined the Huskers as a volunteer assistant coach in 2015-16. Thompson works with the women's Husker hurdle, sprint, and relays group under Nebraska Assistant Coach Matt Martin.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Distance)
Casey Kear
Casey Kear joined the Huskers as a volunteer assistant coach in 2014-15. Kear works with the Husker distance group under Nebraska Assistant Coach Dave Harris. Kear is a USA Track and Field Certified Level 2 Coach. From 2006-10, Kear competed in cross country and track at Point Loma Nazarene University, qualifying for NAIA nationals three times.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Pole Vault)
Ethan Sandusky
Ethan Sandusky joined the Nebraska track and field staff in 2016-17 as a volunteer coach. Sandusky assists with the pole vault.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Combined Events)
Casie Witte
Casie Witte joined the Huskers as a volunteer coach in 2008. Witte works with the Husker combined events and pole vault groups under Nebraska Assistant Coach T.J. Pierce.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Jumps)
Bobby Carter
Bobby Carter joined the Nebraska track and field staff as a volunteer assistant coach in 2016-17. Carter assists with the horizontal jumps.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Jumps)
Dusty Jonas
Former Husker high jump Olympian Dusty Jonas enters his eighth year as a volunteer coach at Nebraska in 2016-17. Jonas assists head coach Gary Pepin with the Husker jumpers with particular focus on the high jump.   FULL BIO
Director of Operations
Da'Nelle Earl
Da'Nelle Earl joined the Nebraska athletic department in August of 2005 and currently serves as the track and field director of operations.   FULL BIO
On Campus Recruiting Coordinator
Matt Wackerly
Matt Wackerly joined the Nebraska track and field staff as the on campus recruiting coordinator in July 2016. He came to Nebraska from Ohio Wesleyan University, where he was the head coach of the men's and women's cross country teams.   FULL BIO
Recruiting Assistant
Devandrew Johnson
Following his Nebraska track and field career, Devandrew Johnson joined the Husker coaching staff as a recruiting assistant in June of 2015.   FULL BIO
Contact us
Track and Field Office Address
Track and Field Office Address   FULL BIO