Athletics Coaching Staff
R.J. Pietig
University of Nebraska Athletics
Coach Info:
Position: University of Nebraska Athletics
Other Position: Assistant Athletic Trainer, MS, ATC
Phone: (402)472-2791

R.J. Pietig returns for his eighth full year serving as the athletic trainer for the Nebraska men's basketball team in 2016-17. He originally joined the squad midway through the 2007-08 campaign, and joined the athletic medicine staff on a full-time basis in the summer of 2009.

Pietig provides preventive care at practices and games as well as rehabilitation for injured student-athletes. He attends all practices and games including traveling with the team to all away contests.

A native of Carroll, Iowa, Pietig graduated from Iowa State in 2007 with a degree in health and human performance, with a specialty in athletic training. He earned his master's degree in leadership education from Nebraska in May 2009.