Football Coaching Staff
Dan Van De Riet
Associate Athletics Director for Football Administration
Coach Info:
Position: Associate Athletics Director for Football Administration
Hometown: Gilroy, Calif.
Alma Mater: San Jose State
Graduating Year: 2000
Phone: 402-472-3116

Dan Van De Riet joined the Huskers in December of 2014 and serves as Nebraska's Associate Athletic Director for Football Administration. Van De Riet is in his 16th consecutive season on Coach Mike Riley's staff in 2017.

Van De Riet plays a vital role in the administrative aspects of the Nebraska football program and serves as a liaison with other parts of the athletic department. He oversees NU's football operations and recruiting efforts.

Van De Riet oversees multiple aspects of the football office, including travel, budget and staffing for the football office.

Before joining Riley at Nebraska, Van De Riet was part of the Oregon State football staff for 14 years. At Oregon State, Van De Riet was promoted to the director of football operations in 2008 after arriving on campus in 2001 as the assistant director of football operations. In November of 2014, Van De Riet was promoted to associate athletic director for football operations at OSU.

Van De Riet serves on the Rose Bowl Advisory Committee and has been involved in planning 11 bowl games, including the 2015 Foster Farms Bowl and 2016 Music City Bowl at Nebraska.

Prior to arriving in Corvallis, Van De Riet spent seven months as a student manager at Stanford University.

Van De Riet attended San Jose State University, graduating in 2000 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology and a minor in special education. While at SJSU he served as a student assistant equipment manager with the football program. In addition to his daily duties with the program, he also assisted with game-day Spartan Stadium preparation, summer camps and on-campus recruiting.

He and his wife, Sabrina, have two daughters, Sevennah and Reese, and a son, Preston.