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Baseball Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Darin Erstad
Darin Erstad was named the 23rd head coach of the Nebraska baseball program - and the fifth since 1947 - on June 2, 2011. Erstad enters his sixth season as Nebraska's head coach in 2017. Over his first five seasons, the Huskers have made two trips to the NCAA Tournament and have qualified for the Big Ten Tournament each year. Nebraska is one of just three teams in the Big Ten to qualify for each of the past five league tournaments.   FULL BIO
 
Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Ted Silva
Ted Silva was hired as Nebraska's pitching coach and recruiting coordinator on June 17, 2011. Silva was promoted to associate head coach in August of 2014. Silva enters his sixth season at Nebraska in 2017. During his first five seasons the Huskers have made a pair of trips to the NCAA Tournament and have qualified for the Big Ten Tournament every year.   FULL BIO
Assistant Head Coach
Mike Kirby
Mike Kirby joined the Nebraska baseball staff in August of 2014 as the team's assistant head coach. Kirby assists Coach Erstad in directing the Husker offense, coaches Nebraska's infielders and catchers, and coaches third base.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Jeff Tezak
Jeff Tezak returned to Nebraska as a graduate manager for the 2016 season and will be the Huskers' volunteer assistant coach in 2017. A native of San Diego, Calif., Tezak was a three-year letterwinner at Nebraska from 2007 to 2009 and earned second-team All-Big 12 honors in 2007.   FULL BIO
Undergraduate Assistant
Pat Kelly
Following a three-year career in professional baseball, former two-time first-team All-Big Ten second baseman Pat Kelly returned to Nebraska as an undergraduate assistant coach. While helping the Huskers on the field, he is working on finishing his degree.   FULL BIO
Strength Coach
Lucas Novotny
Lucas Novotny joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in October of 2014 and is an assistant strength coach for the Huskers. Novotny is in charge of all aspects of strength and conditioning for Nebraska's baseball and women's soccer programs.   FULL BIO
Director of Operations
Curtis Ledbetter
Curtis Ledbetter enters his ninth season as Director of Operations for the Nebraska baseball program in 2017. Ledbetter, who joined the Husker staff in May of 2008, assists with coordinating on-campus recruiting, business administration and is the director of the Nebraska Baseball Academy.   FULL BIO
Assistant Director of Operations
Pat Crowe
Pat Crowe joined the Huskers in August of 2015 and serves as the assistant director of operations for the Nebraska baseball team. Crowe assists with daily office operations, is heavily involved in the team's video breakdown and aids in on-campus recruiting.   FULL BIO
Athletic Trainer
Jerry Weber
Jerry Weber began his association with the Nebraska athletic medicine staff in 1977 and has been head athletic trainer and associate director of athletic medicine since 1996.   FULL BIO
Graduate Athletic Trainer
Tanner Fowler
Tanner Fowler is in his third season with the baseball team and his second as a graduate athletic trainer. His responsibilities include injury prevention, rehabilitation and shoulder maintenance programs.   FULL BIO
Baseball Secretary
Renee Brinkmann
The 2017 season marks Renee Brinkmann's 30th year as the Husker Baseball Office manager. Along with day-to-day office operations, Brinkmann coordinates all travel arrangements and is the coordinator for the Nebraska Baseball Academy.   FULL BIO
Contact us
Baseball Office Address
Baseball Office Address   FULL BIO