|Alma Mater:||New Hampshire|
Mike Cassano is in his second season at Nebraska in 2019 and his fourth straight year on Scott Frost's staff. Cassano serves as an offensive analyst after being in charge of national high school relations in his first year in Lincoln. Cassano had previous experience in both positions as he served as both the director of high school relations and as a quality control administrator for the offense in his two seasons at UCF.
Cassano boasts more than 15 years of coaching experience. He came to UCF after more than a year at UMass, serving as the passing game coordinator and wide receivers coach for a Minutemen team that ranked 11th nationally in passing in 2015. Cassano was also at UMass from 1998 to 2003 as the running backs coach, helping the Minutemen to the 1998 Division I-AA (now FCS) national title.
In between his stints at UMass, Cassano was the assistant director of player personnel at Georgia Tech in 2013, the running backs coach at Miami in 2010, the running backs coach and recruiting coordinator at Florida International from 2007 to 2009 and an offensive graduate assistant and offensive assistant at Miami from 2004 to 2006. In 1995 and 1996, Cassano was a graduate assistant and safeties coach for Eastern Michigan after spending one season as a defensive graduate assistant at Lehigh.
Cassano earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education pedagogy from New Hampshire in 1994.