Tyler Clarke is in his seventh season as an assistant strength coach for the Nebraska football program in 2014. Like Head Football Strength Coach James Dobson, Clarke came to Nebraska from the University of Iowa where he spent three seasons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach.
With the Huskers, Clarke assists Dobson with all aspects of the Nebraska strength and conditioning program for football, which includes winter conditioning, summer workouts and in-season training.
Previously, Clarke served as a student assistant with the Hawkeye strength and conditioning staff while working toward his degree. He earned his bachelor's degree in health and sports studies from Iowa in 2005 and his master's degree in administration from Central Michigan in 2008. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association. Clarke is also certified in CPR through the American Red Cross.
A native of Ames, Iowa, Tyler and his wife Oxana reside in Lincoln, where she is a Ph.D. at UNL. The couple welcomed the birth of their first child, Aleksandr, in May of 2014.