Ben Schumacher joined the Nebraska football program as an assistant strength coach in 2014. Schumacher came to Lincoln with Big Ten Conference experience after spending the last year with the University of Minnesota’s football squad.
With the Huskers, Schumacher assists Head Football Strength Coach James Dobson with all aspects of the Nebraska strength and conditioning program for football, which includes winter conditioning, summer workouts and in-season training.
Previously, Schumacher spent two seasons at Harvard where he aided the Crimson to an Ivy League football title as well as an Ivy League Player of the Year in women’s lacrosse. Schumacher also served as the head strength and conditioning coach for nine Division I sports in Cambridge. He earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology at Concordia University St. Paul and completed his master’s degree in applied health science from Northwest Missouri State University.