Peter Underwood begins his second season as an assistant coach for the Huskers in 2014 after spending two seasons as a volunteer coach at Nebraska.
He helped the Huskers to the Big Ten regular-season and tournament titles in 2013, as NU posted a 19-4-1 record and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Prior to his time at Nebraska, Underwood spent two years as an assistant coach at the University of Montana and has been involved in the collegiate coaching ranks since 2006.
After graduating from Concord University in 2006, Underwood became a graduate assistant coach for Marshall‘s men’s and women’s teams for three years.
A native of London, England, Underwood moved to the United States to play soccer at Concord, but the program was dropped after his freshman season. He immediately embarked on a coaching career and served as a student assistant coach for the women’s program for the next three years, while also obtaining his undergraduate degree in sport psychology.
A UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) coaching ‘A’ license holder, Underwood earned his master’s degree in athletic administration from Marshall in 2008.
He resides in Lincoln with his wife, Austin, and their daughter, Lyla.