|Alma Mater:||Northwestern Oklahoma State|
Chuck Love enters his first season at Nebraska in 2016-17, but the talented assistant coach enters his fifth season on Coach Amy Williams' staff.
Love spent the past four seasons as an assistant women's basketball coach at South Dakota, helping the Coyotes to 96 victories, a trio of Summit League titles and four straight trips to the Summit League Tournament championship game.
Love helped South Dakota to a 32-6 overall record and a 2016 Summit League regular-season championship. The 2015-16 season culminated with a 2016 Postseason WNIT championship. In 2014-15, the Coyotes also won the Summit League regular-season title and advanced to the WNIT.
In his second season in South Dakota, Love was a key part of USD's run to the Summit League Tournament title and a trip to the 2014 NCAA Tournament. The Coyotes' success in 2013-14 followed a solid 2012-13 campaign that ended in the WBI semifinals.
Love joined Williams in South Dakota after spending 2011-12 as an assistant coach for the Rogers State men's basketball program. Williams was the head women's basketball coach at Rogers State that same season, taking the Hillcats to the NAIA Elite Eight.
On the men's side at Rogers State, Love helped coach the Hillcats to the NAIA Elite Eight in 2011-12. He was responsible for recruiting, scouting and development of post players at Rogers State.
Love earned his first full-time assistant coaching job at Wayland Baptist in Texas, after serving as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Northwestern Oklahoma State. He competed at Northwestern Oklahoma State in 2006-07 and 2007-08. As a senior he was named the Sooner Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year. As a junior in 2006-07, he helped the Rangers reach the NAIA Elite Eight.
Love earned a bachelor's degree as a health and sports science major from Northwestern Oklahoma State in 2008. He and his wife, Charmaine, have two sons, Chuck Love III, and newborn Cameron.