Director of Sports Nutrition Josh Hingst joined the Nebraska Athletic Department in April of 2009. In this role, Hingst directs body composition analysis, nutrition education, performance fueling strategies, eating disorder prevention and counseling, sports supplements and hydration. He also plays a role in coordinating menus and education at the Nebraska Training Table and planning meals on the road for various Nebraska teams.
Hingst's professional licenses and certifications include: Registered Dietician, Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Hingst previously served as team nutritionist for the Atlanta Falcons during the 2008 season, after spending five years in strength and conditioning and sports nutrition capacities at Florida State. During his time at FSU, Hingst earned his master's degree in clinical nutrition with an emphasis in sports nutrition. Hingst received his bachelor's degrees in nutritional sciences and dietetics and exercise science from Nebraska in 2001, and was an assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Huskers as a student at Nebraska.
Hingst is a native of Hooper, Neb.