Athletics Coaching Staff
Aaryn Kearney
University of Nebraska Athletics
Coach Info:
Position: University of Nebraska Athletics
Other Position: Director of Recruiting Operations
Phone: (402) 472-3116

Aaryn Kearney joined the NU football staff in February of 2009 as a recruiting staff assistant. He was promoted to director of recruiting operations in January of 2014. In his position, Kearney directs the day-to-day operations of Nebraska’s recruiting staff and is responsible for the implementation of the Huskers’ recruiting plan. He oversees the evaluation process for the football staff. He assists the staff with roster management, the initial eligibility of prospective student-athletes and organizing NCAA compliance records pertaining to recruiting activities and campus visits. Kearney also serves as the program’s NFL liaison for pro personnel.

In addition to assisting the football staff in recruiting, Kearney is actively involved with the Big Red Football School and coaching clinics. Kearney had worked in the recruiting office as a student worker for the previous year before his full-time appointment.

A native of Auburn, Neb., Kearney has been associated with the Husker football program since 2003, serving as a football student manager for five seasons. Kearney served as the head student manager during the 2007 season and was awarded the Tom and Terri Burnell Student Manager Scholarship that year. Kearney graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in December of 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.