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Marty Everding enters his 22nd season overall at Nebraska in 2018. He returned to the Huskers as an interim assistant coach for the 2010 season and then moved to a permanent assistant in 2011 after spending 13 years with Nebraska from 1994 to 2006.
In his previous stint with the program, Everding played a crucial role in the ascension of Nebraska’s program to national prominence.
In 2016, Everding oversaw the emergence of freshman goalkeeper Aubrei Corder, who played every minute for the Huskers during NU’s run to the NCAA Tournament. Corder posted 11 shutouts in 22 games, and tallied 78 saves, while allowing 20 goals in her first season at Nebraska. Corder continued her success as a sophomore, starting every match in 2017. She earned 53 saves and produced seven complete-game shutouts, while reaching the 100-save milestone in her second season at Nebraska.
From 2011 to 2013, Everding developed three-year starter Emma Stevens into Nebraska’s all-time saves leader (278). In her final season with the Huskers, Stevens recorded 94 saves on NU’s Big Ten regular-season and tournament title team.
As the Huskers’ goalkeeping coach, Everding developed two of the best goalkeepers in Big 12 Conference history. In 2000, Karina LeBlanc led the Big 12 and ranked second nationally with a 0.40 goals-against average.
LeBlanc went on to start in goal for the Canadian National Team and the WUSA’s Boston Breakers, and followed in the footsteps of All-American Rebecca Hornbacher, who started in goal for the Huskers in 1996 and 1997. Hornbacher also played for Boston in its inaugural WUSA season, while continuing her career as a collegiate goalkeeping coach. LeBlanc also made appearances in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015.
Everding helped transform former Husker Erin Miller from a defender to an all-conference goalkeeper. In her two seasons in the net, Miller recorded 239 saves, 21 shutouts and a 0.98 goals-against-average.
After proving he could do it once, Everding took on the challenge of transforming Brooke Bredenberg from a midfielder to a goalkeeper. Bredenberg had a solid 2003 spring season in goal under Everding’s tutelage, not conceding a goal to an amateur team through five contests, including 2003 national runner-up Santa Clara. Bredenberg went on to post a 1.39 goals-against average in 2003 before moving back to midfielder.
Katie Wright stepped in and started both of Nebraska’s NCAA Tournament games and recorded 1.5 shutouts for the season. Wright then played every minute of the 2004 season, allowing just 29 goals in 23 games for a goals-against average of 1.25. Wright also stopped 108 shots, becoming just the second player in school history to post 100 saves in a season.
In 2005, Everding helped true freshman Jamie Klages start 18 games and compile a 1.19 goals-against average while stopping 88 shots and posting six shutouts. Klages was invited to train with the U.S. Under-21 National team.
Everding was a player at Queen’s from 1981 to 1983 and 1986 to 1988. He was an assistant coach at Queen’s from 1989 to 1990, before joining Walker’s Nebraska staff.
Everding graduated from the Canadian National Coaching Institute and holds a Canadian Level IV coaching license as well as a USSF “B” license.
A native of Kingston, Ontario, Everding graduated from Queen’s in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in drama and education. Between coaching stints, Everding worked as a secondary school teacher.
Everding and his wife, Sarah, have been married for 28 years, and have three daughters, Talia, Nicki and Mia. Talia graduated from the University of Nebraska in May 2016. Nicki and Mia are both attending the University of Nebraska.