Curt Baldus rejoined the Husker coaching staff in January 2008 and is in his third season as an offensive graduate assistant coach. Baldus previously worked in the Cornhusker program as an offensive intern from February 2006 to January 2007.
Nebraska finished 12th nationally in total offense in 2008 and also ranked in the top 20 in passing offense and scoring offense. In 2009, Roy Helu Jr. produced the program's 29th 1,000-yard rushing season.
Baldus spent the 2007 season at the University of Buffalo under then-head coach Turner Gill. He assisted with the coaching of the offensive line, kickers and punters. Buffalo was MAC East Co-Champions and Baldus coached Ben Woods, who finished in the top 10 nationally in Ray Guy Award voting. Baldus was also in charge of opponent scouting reports, film breakdown and on-campus recruiting.
In his previous time with the Huskers as an intern, Baldus worked on film break-down, drawing offensive plays for weekly game plans and development of scouting reports.
While at St. Cloud State University from 2002 to 2004 as a graduate assistant, Baldus helped with the offense and worked with kickers, punters and strength and conditioning. He helped St. Cloud State to a North Central Conference Co-Championship in 2002.
Baldus is well-traveled in the college ranks, also working in athletic departments at Oklahoma State and Gustavus Adolphus College.
Baldus' playing career started at Chaska High School in Minnesota where he excelled in football as a three-year starter while earning honorable-mention all-metro honors in 1996 and all-conference accolades in 1997 as a quarterback. Baldus then moved onto Gustavus Adolphus where he played defensive back, outside linebacker and kicker. He earned all-conference honors as a kicker and was an academic all-district team member in 2001.
Baldus earned his master's degree in both physical science and sport management from St. Cloud State University.