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 Frost led Nebraska for the 2018 season. 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 in 2019 and his fourth consecutive season in that role under Scott Frost. Recognized as one of the nation's top assistant coaches with a nomination for the Broyles Award in 2016, Chinander has been on the staff of one FCS (Northern Iowa) and two FBS (Oregon) teams that have played in the national championship game. Chinander boasts 10 seasons of experience, and he has coached with Frost each of the last five seasons, serving as Frost's defensive coordinator for the past four seasons.   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. Walters previously excelled in the same role for Frost's two seasons at UCF. One of the nation's top assistants, Walters was a 2017 Broyles Award Finalist, and he is in his 11th year as an assistant, including 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 guard, Greg Austin is in his second season at his alma mater in 2019, serving as Nebraska's offensive line coach. Austin has spent the last nine seasons coaching in the collegiate and NFL ranks. Austin has spent a total of five seasons coaching with fellow Husker alum Scott Frost, including serving as Frost's offensive line coach each of the past three seasons.   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. The 2018 season marked the first time in his 23-year career that Beckton had coached outside of the state of Florida. Beckton came to Lincoln after spending 19 seasons coaching at Central Florida, his alma mater, including serving as the Knights' tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator under Scott Frost in 2016 and 2017.   FULL BIO

Jovan Dewitt

Jovan Dewitt

Assistant Coach - Outside LBs/Special Teams

Assistant Coach - Outside LBs/Special Teams
Jovan Dewitt
A talented and multi-faceted coach, Jovan Dewitt is in his second season as Nebraska's outside linebacker coach and special teams coordinator. Dewitt boasts a wealth of coaching experience with 19 years as a college coach, including nine seasons as a defensive coordinator and five years as a special teams coordinator. Dewitt is in his fourth season on Scott Frost's staff after serving as Frost's associate head coach, linebackers coach and special teams coordinator at UCF in 2016 and 2017.   FULL BIO

Travis Fisher

Travis Fisher

Assistant Coach - Defensive Backs

Assistant Coach - Defensive Backs
Travis Fisher
Former NFL cornerback Travis Fisher is in his second season on the Husker sideline in 2019, where he serves as the defensive backs coach. Fisher followed Scott Frost to Lincoln after coaching the defensive backs at UCF, his alma mater, in 2016 and 2017. Fisher is in his fourth season overall as a member of Frost's staff in 2019.   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. In his fourth season overall on Scott Frost's staff, Held played with Frost for two seasons at Nebraska in 1995 and 1996 and coached with Frost for two seasons at Central Florida. A coaching veteran with 12 years of head coaching experience, Held has won a total of 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. Following a successful NFL playing career, Ruud is in his fourth year overall as a member of Scott Frost's staff.   FULL BIO

Mario Verduzco

Mario Verduzco

Assistant Coach - Quarterbacks

Assistant Coach - Quarterbacks
Mario Verduzco
Mario Verduzco is the veteran of Nebraska's 2019 coaching staff, as he boasts 42 years of coaching experience, including serving as both a junior college and high school head coach. Verduzco is in his second season as Nebraska's quarterbacks coach in 2019 and is in his fourth season tutoring the position under Scott Frost. Previously, Verduzco spent two seasons on Frost's Central Florida staff and the two were also on the same Northern Iowa staff for two seasons.   FULL BIO

Zach Duval

Zach Duval

Head Football Strength & Conditioning Coach

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

Gerrod Lambrecht

Gerrod Lambrecht

Chief of Staff

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

Matt Davison

Matt Davison

Associate AD - Football

Associate AD - Football
Matt Davison
A former Husker football and basketball player, Matt Davison is in his first season as Nebraska's Associate Athletic Director for Football.   FULL BIO

Sean Dillon

Sean Dillon

Director of Player Personnel

Director of Player Personnel
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

Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan

Assistant Director of Player Personnel

Assistant Director of Player Personnel
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

Mike Cassano

Mike Cassano

National High School Relations

National High School Relations
Mike Cassano
Mike Cassano is in 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

Kenny Wilhite

Kenny Wilhite

Director of High School Relations

Director of High School Relations
Kenny Wilhite
Kenny Wilhite is in his fifth season on the Nebraska football staff and serves as the Huskers' Director of High School Relations.   FULL BIO

Adam Clark

Adam Clark

Director of Football Operations

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 came to Nebraska after spending the past six years at the University of Minnesota.   FULL BIO

Trent Mossbrucker

Trent Mossbrucker

Director of Football & Recruiting Admin

Director of Football & Recruiting Admin
Trent Mossbrucker
Trent Mossbrucker is in his first season as the director of football and recruiting administration, where serves a key administrative role in the day-to-day operations of the Husker football program.   FULL BIO

Ron Brown

Ron Brown

Director of Player Development

Director of Player Development
Ron Brown
Ron Brown joined the Cornhusker football staff as Director of Player Development in July of 2018. Brown has 24 previous years of coaching experience at Nebraska, serving as an assistant coach from 1987 to 2003, and again from 2008 to 2014. Brown served as associate head coach at Liberty University for the three seasons, working for Head Coach Turner Gill.   FULL BIO

Ryan Voecks

Ryan Voecks

Video Coordinator

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

Frank Verducci

Frank Verducci

Senior Offensive Analyst

Senior Offensive Analyst
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

Jack Cooper

Jack Cooper

Defensive Quality Control

Defensive Quality Control
Jack Cooper
Jack Cooper serves as Nebraska's defensive quality control coach in his first season on the Husker staff in 2018.   FULL BIO

Steve Cooper

Steve Cooper

Offensive Quality Control

Offensive Quality Control
Steve Cooper
Steve Cooper is in his first season as an offensive quality control coach at Nebraska in 2018.   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

Nick Smith

Nick Smith

Defensive Quality Control

Defensive Quality Control
Nick Smith
Nick Smith is in his third 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

Dustin Haines

Dustin Haines

Offensive Analyst

Offensive Analyst
Dustin Haines
Dustin Haines serves as an offensive analyst in his first season on staff at Nebraska. Haines followed Scott Frost to Lincoln after spending the past two seasons on Frost's Central Florida staff.   FULL BIO

Demeitre Brim

Demeitre Brim

Graduate Assistant Coach

Graduate Assistant Coach
Demeitre Brim
Demeitre Brim is in his first season on the Nebraska coaching staff in 2018.   FULL BIO

Colby Ellis

Colby Ellis

Graduate Assistant Coach

Graduate Assistant Coach
Colby Ellis
Colby Ellis is in his first season on the Nebraska football staff in 2018.   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

Steve DeMeo

Steve DeMeo

Graduate Manager - Offensive Line

Graduate Manager - Offensive Line
Steve DeMeo
Steve DeMeo is in his first season at Nebraska in 2018.   FULL BIO

Jasen Carlson

Jasen Carlson

Assistant Football Strength Coach

Assistant Football Strength Coach
Jasen Carlson
Jasen Carlson is in his first season as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska.   FULL BIO

Dan Millington

Dan Millington

Assistant Football Strength Coach

Assistant Football Strength Coach
Dan Millington
Dan Millington is in his first season as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska.   FULL BIO

Andrew Strop

Andrew Strop

Assistant Football Strength Coach

Assistant Football Strength Coach
Andrew Strop
Andrew Strop is in his first season as an assistant football strength coach at Nebraska.   FULL BIO

Kevin Ashmos

Kevin Ashmos

Recruiting Assistant

Recruiting Assistant
Kevin Ashmos
Kevin Ashmos joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in May 2017 as an recruiting intern for the Nebraska football team.   FULL BIO

Joni Duff

Joni Duff

Football Secretary - Head Coach/Defense/Special Teams

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

Sean Beckton Jr.

Sean Beckton Jr.

Performance Intern

Performance Intern
Sean Beckton Jr.
Sean Beckton Jr. serves as a performance intern in his first season at Nebraska.   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