Athletics Staff
Lisa Kopecky
University of Nebraska Athletics
Position: University of Nebraska Athletics
Other Position: Assistant Director of Performance Nutrition
Hometown: Vermillion, S.D.
Alma Mater: Mount Marty College
Graduating Year: 1995
Phone: 402-472-2237
Lisa Kopecky was named the Assistant Director of Performance Nutrition in September of 2018.
Kopecky is responsible for performance related fueling and Medical Nutrition Therapy of student-athletes as well as team nutrition education. She also works directly with the softball team. Kopecky has practiced Medical Nutrition Therapy and Food Service Management in Nebraska and South Dakota for over 20 years. She previously served as the Assistant Coordinator of Performance Nutrition for the athletic department from 1998 to 2002. 
Kopecky earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition & food science from Mount Marty College in 1995. She completed her dietetic internship at Oklahoma State in 1996 and earned a master's degree in nutrition from UNL in 2005.
A Vermillion, S.D., native, Kopecky is married to Lon Kopecky, and they have three sons, Landon, Lance and Lawson.