Tim Lambert enters his first season as the volunteer assistant for the Nebraska wrestling program in 2017-18.
Lambert works primarily with the lower weight classes on the team, and assists with the Nebraska Wrestling Training Center and summer camps.
Lambert competed for the Huskers at 125 pounds from 2013-17, and compiled a 106-44 all-time record, including a 46-16 record in duals. He became the 27th wrestler to join Nebraska’s 100-win club on Jan. 29, 2017, when he pinned Indiana’s Elijah Oliver in 2:07.
In 2016-17, he posted an overall record of 31-8, including 13-3 in duals. He had nine pins, six technical falls and five major decisions as a senior. He was the Big Ten runner-up at 125 pounds, while making the Round of 12 at the NCAA Tournament.
Lambert qualified for the NCAA Championships in each of his four seasons as a Husker, and he placed in the top six at the Big Ten Championships all four years. He finished fifth as a freshman and sixth as a sophomore, before posting a fourth-place finish as a junior.
In addition to his coaching duties, Lambert continues to train as a freestyle wrestler at the Nebraska Wrestling Training Center.
Lambert graduated from Nebraska in May of 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in fisheries and wildlife. Lambert and his wife, Kiran, were married in 2016.