|Position:||Special Teams Quality Control|
Zach Crespo is in his second season at Nebraska in 2019, serving as the Huskers’ special teams quality control coach. Crespo has been a member of Scott Frost's staff each of the last four years.
The Huskers special teams showed dramatic improvement throughout the 2018 season. Punter Isaac Armstrong earned All-Big Ten recognition, while true freshman kicker Barret Pickering made his final 10 field goals of the season. Nebraska also returned its first punt for a touchdown in four seasons and blocked its first punt in three years.
Before following Frost to Lincoln, Crespo spent his entire collegiate career at UCF. He was the Knights’ quality control administrator in 2016 and 2017 after serving as a defensive graduate assistant in 2015 and a student assistant for four seasons from 2011 to 2014. Crespo earned his bachelor’s degree from UCF, graduating with a degree in sports and exercise science in 2013.
Crespo began his career as a volunteer coach with Central Islip High School in his hometown of Central Islip, N.Y. He worked with the quarterbacks as a volunteer in 2009, and in 2010 he was an assistant coach/offensive coordinator for the Central Islip junior varsity team.