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
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
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
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
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
Volunteer Coach (Sprints/Hurdles)
Kelsey Nemeth
Kelsey Nemeth joined the Nebraska track and field staff as a volunteer coach. Nemeth assists with sprints and hurdles.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Sprints/Hurdles)
Sean Pille
Sean Pille joined the Nebraska Huskers track and field staff as a volunteer coach. Pille assists with sprints and hurdles.   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)
Josh Sonnen
Josh Sonnen joined the Nebraska track and field staff as a volunteer coach. Sonnen assists with jumps.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Distance)
Sarah Fowler
Sarah Fowler joined the Nebraska track and field and cross country coaching staffs as a volunteer coach in 2017. Fowler assists Coach David Harris in coaching the distance runners.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Coach (Throws)
Casey Fonnesbeck
Casey Fonnesbeck joined the Huskers as a volunteer coach. Fonnesbeck will assist with throws.   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
Trey Brokaw
Trey Brokaw is entering his first year as a recruiting assistant for the track & field program at the University of Nebraska.   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